If you've ever been to Germany or another German-speaking country during the Christmas season, you already know how delicious German cookies and treats can be, many of them steeped in centuries-old traditions. The following is a listing of traditional German cookies and treats that will surely tantalize your tastebuds during the holiday season.
Allgauer ButterGerman Sugar Cookies.
Basler BrunsliBasel chocolate balls: a sweet confection made with chocolate, almonds, and hazelnut; a Christmas treat.
A flat rectangular Swiss-German Christmas Cookie made from honey with a sugar glaze on top.
Lietrally a"tree cake" , so called because of its interior layers which resemble tree rings when cut. It is a labour-intensive and unique cake that is made and baked on a thin spit to which the baker adds layers as the cake is baked
das/der Bonbon (-s), die Süssigkeiten (pl.)Candy, sweets.
der EierpunschSimilar but not the same as eggnog.
Frankfurter Brenten are traditional Christmas biscuits from marzipan from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, originating from the Middle Ages.