Russian Bread Cookies – Alphabet Cookies

  Russian Bread Cookies or “Russisch Brot”  in German oder Patience is a cookie made out of a dough with cocoa and egg whites without any butter or egg yolks. Traditionally it is baked in form of letters. Supposedly thew Russian bred cookie came…

German Orange-Poppy Christmas Cookies

Ingredients German Orange-Poppy Christmas Cookies (makes 50 pieces) 125 g soft butter 75 g powdered sugar 2 vanilla beans 5 egg yolks 1 tbsp grated orange peel (organic) 275 g flour 1 point of a knife baking powder 100 g poppy seed filling (Mohnback)…

German Filled Plum Cookies for the Holidays

German Filled Plum Cookies Plum are wonderful for the holidays! They are rectangle shaped German Christmas cookies that iare filled with plum jam or as we call it in German “Plaumenmus”. The German plum jam is thicker and richer than the usual jam and…

Filled Coconut Macaroons

Filled coconut macaroons are German christmas cookies that will beat the regular coconut macaroons. The recipe is using candied lemon peel which is very common baking ingredient in Germany during the holidays. It is available in the USA but the ones I found contain…

German Mocha Christmas Cookies

These German Mocha Christmas Cookies are just irresistible. These cookies are a combination of chocolate, coffee and a hint of mocha liqueur – so delicious. Surprise your family and friends with these exclusive German Mocha cookies for the holidays. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Mocha…

German Filled Almond Star Cookies

These German Filled Almond Star Cookies will become your favorite Christmas cookie! They are filled with a wonderful marzipan-almond filling. Try them out and decide for yourselves. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Filled Almond Star Cookies (makes 120 pieces) Dough 220 flour 100g powdered sugar 30…

German Anise Cookies for the Holidays

The German Anise Cookies are for the holidays or, especially in Germany, for Christmas only. These German Christmas cookies are very easy to make and you do not need any special ingredients like for many other German cookies. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Anise Cookies…

German Cinnamon Star Cookies – Classic Christmas Specialty

The German Cinnamon Star cookies are wonderful German Christmas cookies. The Cinnamon Stars are traditional Christmas cookies and the recipe is easy to make. You can buy them in almost every German bakery before Christmas. Unfortunately not in the USA but you always can…