German Lebkuchen Hearts – Best Gift Ever

German Lebkuchen Hearts

German Lebkuchen hearts are very popular on all German fairs, the Oktoberfest and the Christmas markets. There are booths which sell the hearts with all names and wishes written on them. Unfortunately you cannot buy these hearts here in America but the good thing…

German Easter Rabbit Cookies – Made with Quark

german easter rabbit pastry

Easter is a time for some special baking such as the German Easter Rabbit Cookies. One ingredient is quark. If you cannot purchase it there are methods to make it from scratch. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Easter Rabbit Cookies 500 g quark – How…

Madeleines Original Recipe

Here it is: Madeleines Original recipe. Madeleines are small cake alike cookies that are baked in special molds. Their form reminds of sea shells. They are often served hot at the popular French markets with a coffee in the morning, or at the 4pm…

German Christmas Chocolate Cubes

The German Christmas Chocolate cubes are simply irresistible. Ingredients German Christmas Chocolate Cubes 250 g soft butter 3 eggs 250 g powdered sugar 125 g almonds ground 1 tbsp of each: cardamom, Piment (Allspice), ground ginger 50 Cocoa powder, unsweetened 50 g flour 3…

German Heart Shaped Cookies for Valentines Day

german valentines heart shapped cookies

Are you looking for a German cookie recipe that is suitable for February 14, Valentine’s Day? Here it is: German Heart Shaped Cookies for Valentines Day. Filled with raspberry jelly jam (Gelee in German, a jam that is made out of the fruit juice…

Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies

You have found a traditional Austrian recipe for today’s Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies. This recipe is more than 100 years old. The cookies are little pockets filled with a  delicious almond filling. They are also called  almond pockets. Even it is an ancient…

German Christmas Cookies: Walnut Cookies

In Germany we use walnuts for many baking recipes. The German Christmas Cookies Walnut Cookies are easy to make. This is the season for walnuts now and you can get them in almost every super market. Tip: If you cannot get ground walnuts use…

German Butter Cookies – Simple Holiday Cookie

This is a very simple basic recipe for German butter cookies. This cookie recipe are just great for a beginning baker. You will love them for Christmas, just keep them in a tin box and store them in a cool place. Happy Baking! Ingredients…