Vanillekipferl (German Vanilla Crescent Cookies) are traditional German Christmas Cookies made with ground hazelnuts or almonds! They are crispy and buttery and become even better after a few days.

Vanillekipferl (German Vanilla Crescent Cookies) are traditional German Christmas Cookies made with ground hazelnuts or almonds! They are crispy and buttery and become even better after a few days.

Lebkuchen: A Traditional German Christmas Cookie Originally from Nuremberg, Germany. One Acre Vintage Homestead #germanrecipes #lebkuchen

Lebkuchen: Traditional German Christmas Cookie

Lebkuchen: A Traditional German Christmas Cookie Originally from Nuremberg, Germany. One Acre Vintage Homestead (Christmas Bake Traditional)

Pfeffernusse are thick and chewy spice cookies that are perfect for your holiday cookie tray!

Pfeffernusse are thick and chewy spice cookies that are perfect for your holiday cookie tray! One of my favorite cookies.

When it comes to Christmas cookies, German bakers know what they’re doing. ...

5 Classic German Christmas Cookies

Beautiful, delicious and nearly impossible to pronounce (try to say weihnachtsplätzchen three times fast), the buttery cookies are deliciously festive and worth adding to your cookie platter. Here, our best recipes for classic German Christmas cookies.

German Gingerbread (Lebkuchen) is a very popular sweet treat during Christmas time in Germany! Elisenlebkuchen contain no flour & are made with ground nuts.

German Gingerbread (Lebkuchen) is a very popular sweet treat during Christmas time in Germany! Elisenlebkuchen contain no flour & are made with ground nuts. (Oil No Baking Cookies)

Mandelhörnchen, or Almond Horns, are German marzipan-based cookies dipped in chocolate that are absolutely irresistible!

Mandelhörnchen (Chocolate-Dipped Almond Marzipan Horns)

Mandelhörnchen, or Almond Horns, are German marzipan-based cookies dipped in chocolate that are absolutely irresistible!

Authentic German Pfeffernüsse (Iced Gingerbread Cookies).  daringgourmet.com

Pfeffernüsse (German Iced Gingerbread Cookies)

These traditional German iced gingerbread cookies, or Pfeffernuesse, will surely win you over and their flavor only gets better with age!

Old German Honey Cookies--made these today & they turned out very well. Not too sweet with a delicate honey flavor.

I got this recipe from my grandmother who got it from her grandmother. She had to translate it and then figure out measurements. The original recipe called for "enough flour to make a dough". Thankfully grandma knew what kind of dough.

Kolachy Cookies

Kolachy Cookies

Kolachy Cookies are a traditional Christmas cookie recipe made with a light and fluffy cream cheese dough and then stuffed with fruit or preserves!

Spitzbuben Cookies Traditional German Christmas Cookies with Black Forest Filling or Macadamia Cherry Filling

German Spitzbuben Cookies : Macadamia Cherry & Black Forest

My favourite German Christmas Cookies (Spitzbuben Cookies) in two yummy variations: A buttery & tender Macadamia & Sour Cherry Sandwich Cookie or a boozy Black Forest Cookie with Almonds and a tart black forest jam!

German cookies!!!omg i use to get these at the german bakery in germany...they are delicious!

So many of my happiest childhood memories involve making and eating traditional German Christmas cookies. I’ve opened up my family recipe book to share my favorite cookies with you. I hope you’ll enjoy them during the holidays.

German cinnamon cookies are great cookies for the holidays and Christmas. Germany is the country of Christmas traditions and baking before Christmas is so popular.

German cinnamon cookies are great cookies for Christmas. Germany is the country of Christmas traditions and baking before Christmas is so popular.

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