Vanilla Crescent Cookies

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There are a lot of Vanilla Crescent Cookies recipes. Everyone has his or her own favourite recipe or family recipe. I just wanted to share mines as well. 🙂

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Hazelnut Apple Cake

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This Hazelnut Apple Cake tastes really nutty, fruity, moist with a slight scent of Christmas from the gingerbread spice.

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Rum Cut Cookies

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These Rum Cut Cookies are a good change on the cookie plate. They are soft, nutty and of course with a dash of rum. Perfect to a good cup of tea.

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Coconut Balls

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These coconut balls are really juicy. Of course there is a full load of coconut in it. 🙂
It is also a good idea as a gift.
They are super easy to prepare, without baking or cooking…

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Chocolate Pretzel

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These Chocolate Brezerl are definitely one of our favourite biscuits this year. A crispy biscuit dipped in chocolate. Simple and so delicious!

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Chocolate Peanut Fudge

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These little chocolates bites are so incredibly delicious! They melt on your tongue, with the delicate taste of caramel and crunchy peanuts. What a dream!!

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Coconut Macaroons

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In Austria we call it translated Coconut Kiss, and it is actually available at many fairs in Austria. But even in the Advent season they wont be missing. They are fluffy and really delicious!

Even Mr. Spicy likes them!! 😛

Coconut Macaroons
Zutaten
  • 4 egg whites
  • 50 g sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 250 g coconut flakes
  • one dash lemon juice
  • round baking wafers (4 cm)
Anleitungen
  1. Beat egg whites, salt and sugar until stiff.

  2. Stir in icing sugar, not long.

  3. Fold in coconut flakes and lemon juice.

  4. Fill in a piping bag with smooth nuzzle and pipe on baking wafers.

  5. Bake in preheated oven at 140° C for about 22 minutes.

Enjoy baking!
Maggi & Family

Linz “Eye“ Cookies

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These are probably one of the best-known Christmas cookies. The Linz “Eye” Cookies are cut out of a simple shortcrust pastry and filled with jam.

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Chocolate Orange Crinkles

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These biscuits are definitely one of our favourite biscuits this year. They are nice chocolaty, soft and the orange aroma comes through, just perfect! Looks great on the cookie plate, really tasty! I love it!

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Quark Stollen

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Stollen is a sweet bread with raisins, candied orange and lemon peel, and almonds. We always have it in the Advent season and for Christmas.
This quark stollen is very tasty and easy to make. It can be eaten immediately or can also be left to rest a week or two.

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Hussar Biscuits

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Hussar Biscuits are traditional Austrian Christmas cookies. They are easy to prepare and really tender and crumbly.

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Chocolate Kipferl

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The baking of christmas cookies and biscuits in the Advent season is a tradition. So to say pre-christmas attunement, with christmas carols in the background mixed with the scent of typical christmas spices.

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Gingerbread House

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Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

 

OUR GINGERBREAD HOUSE

 

 

 

Maggi & Family

Winter Apple Cake

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2 days to Christmas….  Children are so excited…

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Olive Tomato Biscuits

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Now that we had so much “sweets”… It’s now time for something “salty”…

These biscuits go with wine and beer or just for nibbling. 🙂 My sis’s and bro’s would say “ti gajak”… 🙂
Our children love them too. Also good for “in between”, picnics or snack for school.

Olive Tomato Biscuits
Gericht: Biscuits and Cookies
Zutaten
  • 50 g olives
  • 50 dried tomatoes in oil
  • 50 g cheese
  • 125 g butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 250 g flour
Anleitungen
  1. Chop olives and tomatoes. Grate cheese.

  2. Whisk softened butter.

  3. Beat 2 eggs, remove 3 tablespoon and put aside (to brush). Mix rest of beaten egg to butter.

  4. Mix olives, tomatoes, cheese, salt, pepper and milk to egg-butter mixture, add flour and knead with hands to a dough.

  5. Place in fridge for 1 hour.

  6. Roll out on a floured surface and cut out shapes you fancy. Put on baking tray with baking paper and brush with remaining egg.

  7. Bake in preheated oven at 210° C for about 12 minutes.

Enjoy baking!
Maggi & Family

Peanut Swirl

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What’s behind door number 18. Read more

Beetroot Cookies

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Today is the 3rd Advent. In a weeks time its Christmas! The children are of course very excited.

What’s behind door number 17?

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Poppy Seed Biscuits

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What’s behind door number 16? Read more

Hot Caipirinha

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9 days to go… to run! 🙂 Door number 15.

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Anise Treats

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How time flies! Let’s open number 13!

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Gingerbread

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This is the best Gingerbread ever!!
For us it is a must to bake these gingerbread for christmas.

Often it is the problem, that the gingerbread get hard. But not with this one. The dough has to be prepared and stored for two weeks before baking.

You can also build a gingerbread house!

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Gingerbread
Gericht: Biscuits and Cookies
Zutaten
  • 310 g flour
  • 250 g rye flour
  • 500 g brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tbls bicarbonate of soda
  • 1,5 sachet gingerbread spice (22g)
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g honey
To Finish
  • 1 egg to brush
  • almonds to decorate
Anleitungen
Gingerbread dough
  1. Mix flour (both), sugar, bicarbonate of soda and gingerbread spice. Make a little hole in the middle, add in eggs and honey and knead.

  2. Place dough in a “hermetically” sealed tupperware and store cool for 14 days. (Gingerbread will stay soft)

After 2 weeks
  1. Roll out in 5 mm thick (on floured surface) and cut out in different shapes.

  2. Put on a baking tray (with baking paper), brush with whisked egg and place halved almond on it.

  3. Bake in preheated oven at 220° C for 6 – 7 minutes.

Winterly greetings
Maggi & Family

Cat Tongue Biscuits

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We have this biscuits since years for Christmas time. Delicious and easy to make.

Cat Tongue Biscuits
Gericht: Kekse
Zutaten
Dough
  • 100 g butter softened
  • 75 g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100 g flour
  • 50 g starch
To dip
  • 100 g semibitter chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
Anleitungen
  1. Whisk butter, icing sugar and vanilla.

  2. Mix in egg and egg yolk one by one.

  3. Sieve flour and starch in and mix.

  4. Put dough in pipping bag with a small smooth nozzle. Pipe on a baking tray. (with baking paper)

  5. Bake in preheated oven at 180° C for 9 minutes.

  6. When the biscuits have cooled down, melt chocolate and coconut oil (bain marie), dip both ends of biscuits in chocolate.

Enjoy baking
Maggi & Family

Kokoskuppeln

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The second Advent weekend starts. Let’s look at what’s behind the door number 9.

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Christmas Beetles

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I call it Beetles, because for me they look like this. The recipe is from my dear aunty and she is amazing in baking. Thanks a lot!
They stay soft because of the marzipan (almond paste). Delicious!

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Chocolate Mandarin

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What is behind door number 6? Let’s look!

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Almond Treats

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5th of December; Let’s open the door:

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Crumble Biscuits

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4th of December: Are you curious? Find out what’s in door 4!

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Coconut Sticks

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Today is the first advent sunday. Time to light the frist candle! Let’s open door number 3!

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Banana Walnut Cookies

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These cookies are ideal to use a ripe banana. They taste really delicious, also for children.
Not only at Christmas time.

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Florentine Peanut Biscuits

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Christmas is coming!!

We have an Advent calendar on our blog. „Open“ a door everyday from today till 24 th of December.

Enjoy and have fun!!!

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