Christmas in Germany (Weihnachten) is celebrated from December 1 to January 6. On my Christmas pages you will find out about German Christmas traditions and customs as well as delicious German Christmas dessert recipes, baking and traditional German cookie recipes.
Did you know that the Christmas tree (Tannenbaum, Christbaum) actually arrived in America and England from Germany? In fact many Christmas traditions have been adopted, or should I say adapted, from Germany.
Christmas baking recipes: Christmas biscuits (cookies) which are known as Weihnachtsplätzchen. Be warned, these are not for those on a diet, but are very delicious and very moreish.
German Christmas Calendar: Christmas countdown with important dates.
German Christmas markets:
and so much more, so don't forget to come back and visit.
See you soon!
How To Make Vanilla Sugar
German Christmas Cake Recipe with Gluehwein
German Christstollen Recipe
Springerle Recipe (German Christmas Cookies using a mold)
German Christmas Recipe - Spitzbuben (butter cookies sandwiched with jam)
A Favourite German Christmas Cookie - Vanillekipferln (almond crescents)
German Cinnamon Stars - Zimtsterne
Christmas Dessert Recipes - Baked Apples with a Walnut Filling
Holiday Christmas Candy Recipes
German Christmas Punch Recipes
Gluehwein - German Mulled Wine Recipes
Germany Christmas Traditions
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How To Make Your Own Vanilla SugarMake your own vanilla sugar to use in German cakes, cookies and German dessert recipes.