Sonntag, 20. November 2011


This week I have the first Christmas-Cookies
baked, they called Husarenkrapfen They are very
simple ,to make.

You need

140 gram butter
2 egg yolks
70 gram sugar
1packet vanilla sugar
170gram plain flour
red jam I use red currant for my cookies

Prepare a baking tray by lining it with baking paper

Butter,egg yolks and sugar to a creamy mass mix
Flour and vanilla sugar fold in to form a pastry
Pastry Mixture 30 minutes in frigde
On a floured surface, from the pastry into a roll around a 3 cm thick
then cut into around 20 pieces
Form each piece into a ball shape, and place on the lined baking tray
Press a small hole in the middle of each ball and fill with jam.
Bake for15- 20 minutes at 200°C

Thank you so much for all the nice comments to the last post.

I wish you a wonderful week,
love and hugs


  1. Dearest Regina,
    Where have you been? I,ve missed you!
    Those cookies look delicious. I'm definately going to give them a try.
    Take care
    Love and Hugs
    Debbie x

  2. Yum, those look so good! Hard to believe Christmas is so near.


  3. Those cookies look delicious!!

    My mom used to make a similar cookie called 'thumbprint cookies.'

    Thanks so much for sharing the recipe.

    Have a wonderful week.
    We are celebrating Thanksgiving this week, then on to all the Christmas decorating.

  4. How wonderful! These look just like my Oma used to make. Every Christmas I make Vanillekipferl. I would love to learn how to bake other traditional German cookies, so I hope you post more of your recipes :) Thank you for sharing this one.

  5. Christmas sugar cookies...yumm! :D


  6. Well done Regina. You've already begun baking? The cookies are beautiful and I thank you for sharing the recipe. I love trying new things for the holidays!

    Blessings, Debbie

  7. The cookies look yummy, Regina, and thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  8. Hello! Your biscuits look delicious and are perfect red & white colour combination for Christmas! I think I may make these next week. Thanks for sharing your recipe and stopping by my little blog...

  9. Now following your gorgeous blog. We make these biscuits in Australia. They are called jam drops. You have me inspired.. I think we will make them today !

  10. Thank you for the recipe, Regina. I shall bake these cookies for my son's partner who is German. They are both coming over for Christmas.
    Love from Mum