German biscuit recipes (26)

We have German biscuit recipes from home cooks including springerle, vanillekipferl, lebkuchen and more. Delicate and delicious, these German biscuits will make your next afternoon tea a treat.

Top German biscuit recipes

3 reviews

These Christmas biscuits are also known as zimtsterne. They are enriched with chopped walnuts and lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. They make wonderful food gifts.

Recipe by: Diana

4 reviews

These German Christmas biscuits are simple to make and taste fantastic. A buttery almond biscuit dough is formed into crescents, baked and then tossed in vanilla sugar.

Recipe by: Christiane

4 reviews

This is an old recipe for delightful German biscuits that are generally served around Christmas time. They call for treacle, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, honey and brown sugar.

Recipe by: Debi

1 review

These are the perfect Christmas biscuits to be enjoyed all year long. They are not only gluten-free, but also dairy-free! Enjoy with a mug of tea.

Recipe by: Ruth

5 reviews

This is an old German recipe for aniseed flavoured biscuits which belonged to my mother-in-law. I've been baking these for the years at Christmas! Look for a springerle rolling pin in antique or specialty shops.

Recipe by: Rosemarie Magee

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