A guide to classic German Christmas cookie recipes, some classic and some with a twist, these are the perfect addition to any cookie plate!
Classic German Christmas Cookie Recipes
There are so many classic German Christmas cookies and this list only begins to scratch the surface! Whether you've never tried them or you're looking for a recipe to recreate one of your favorites, I hope that at least one of these brings you a little joy!
Rumkugeln | German Rum Balls
Rich dark chocolate, crushed up cookies, and rum, these rumkugeln truffles are the perfect, easy, no bake holiday treat.
Lebkuchen Cookie Recipe
Classic German Lebkuchen are soft and chewy, full of spices, and coated in a plain or chocolate glaze. This lebkuchen cookie recipe is the quintessential holiday cookie and will transport you to the Christmas markets in Germany.
German Christmas Cookie Recipes with a Twist
We all love the classics, but sometimes switching it up can be a good thing! These recipes are all based on Classic German Christmas desserts but with a little something extra.
Chai Kipferl Cookies
Soft and buttery with the flavors of your favorite chai latte, these traditionally shaped German Chai Kipferl Cookies are perfect for the holidays.
Spritzgebäck | German Spritz Cookies
German Spritz cookies, also known as Spritzgebäck, are buttery shortbread like cookies that are shaped using a piping back or a spritz cookie press.
Slice and Bake Espresso Cookies
Soft and buttery, with the strong flavor of espresso, these slice and bake espresso cookies are simple but delicious and the perfect addition to any holiday cookie box.
Stollen balls have all the flavors of a classic German Christmas Stollen, with dried fruit and rolled in powdered sugar, but in individual cookie form!
Feeling inspired to bake? Let me know which recipe are you going to try in the comments below!!!