Christmas cookies

Traditional Christmas biscuits include many regional specialties that are now offered all over Germany during the Christmas season. All of them are characterized by spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg or cloves. Spices that strengthen the immune system, especially in the cold season, and, thanks to their scent, make you forget bad weather. The most famous Christmas biscuit specialties include: gingerbread, printen, gingerbread, cinnamon stars, Christmas stollen, sweet dominoes, marzipan potatoes, fruit bread (Hutzelbrot) and speculoos. But also regional things like the Bremer Klaben, Bentheimer Moppen and Bremer Moppen.

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Spekulatius – speculoos

The best-known form of speculoos today are the spice speculoos. A shortcrust pastry with Christmas spices such as cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.

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Sweet dominoes

Sweet dominoes are a gingerbread specialty made up of several layers. The cubes consist of gingerbread, marzipan and fruit jelly. Covered with a chocolate couverture.

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German Gingerbread

Whether it's gingerbread, Lebzelten or Pfefferkuchen: It is a classic, durable Christmas pastry with spices.

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Advent & Christmas

Heavenly fragrances and fun creations. The desire for home-cooked and baked food has reawakened. What belongs to the Christmas season?

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Bremen coffee bread

The Bremer Kaffeebrot is a pastry speciality with tradition from the Hanseatic city of Bremen. A toasted piece of white bread with sugar, cinnamon and butter. recipe

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Regional specialties from Bremen

Bremer Klaben

Klaben is a sweet raisin bread from Bremen. Similar to a Christmas stollen.

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Christstollen – Christmas stollen

A heavy yeast cake that contains raisins, almonds, lemon peel, butter and almonds is called a Christmas stollen or Christmas stollen.

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Cinnamon stars

Cinnamon stars are very special Swabian "Gutsle". Difficult to bake, powerful in the batter - and heavenly in taste.

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Regional specialties from Bremen

Bremer Moppen

The Bremer Mops are a sweet pastry specialty from the Bremen region. Crunchy, spicy and with an almond on top

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Aachen Printen

The Printen are a gingerbread variant and are known for their typical shape, elongated strips. Recipe and story to go with it.

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Regional specialties from Lower Saxony

Bentheimer Moppen

Bentheimer Moppen are traditional, sweet spice biscuits made from butter shortcrust pastry with caraway seeds. They owe their name to the county of Bentheim in Lower Saxony.

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Marzipan potatoes

Marzipan potatoes owe their name to the external resemblance to a potato. Fresh and homemade, there is a wonderful aroma.

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Regional specialties from Bavaria and Franconia

Elisen Gingerbread

Elisen Lebkuchen are part of the classic Christmas biscuits. They are round, have a wafer on the underside and consist mainly of a protein dough with little or no flour.

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