German biscuit recipes (46)

    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

    15 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

    27 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

    47 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

    2 reviews

    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

    34 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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