Plätzchen recipes

Germans love Christmas Cookies so much they designated an entire word to them “Plätzchen.” This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but as soon as the first lights are put up, they will all be replaced by the seasonal “Plätzchen.” Yes, even if the dough is technically the same all year round. No matter what you call them, I love myself some Santa-shaped, sugar-coated carbs. So let’s put on some Michael Bublé and enjoy these four classic German cookie recipes.
• Pfefferkuchen
• Butterplätzchen
• Kokosmakronen
• Vanillekipferl

Read the rest of this article in the November 24th edition of the Kaierslautern American newspaper. Pick up your copy!

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