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Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

1 review

Here's my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. Maraschino cherries add a sweet and unexpected punch to the holiday spice of gingersnaps. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois

Hot Kielbasa Dip

5 reviews

My husband and I are retired, and I like to look for simple, speedy ways to cook. This thick cheesy...


Meaty Apple Skillet

I love having family over for breakfast, and they all look forward to this down-home specialty. Cinnamon, nutmeg and apple...


German Chocolate Brownies

6 reviews

Even as a young girl, I was always going through recipe books in search of something new to make. That's...


Gingerbread Loaf

16 reviews

Enjoy this old-fashioned ginger loaf recipe originally from Holland. This moist spicy bread smells delicious while it's baking...and slices are...

Next-Generation German Potato Salad

1 review

My quick-cooking German-style potato salad is a keeper for family reunions. Balsamic vinegar and bacon give it a different taste...


Coconut Gingerbread Cake

1 review

This unusual dessert came from a little book I bought at a flea market many years ago. The broiled orange-coconut...

Apple Streusel Muffins

37 reviews

These apple streusel muffins remind us of coffee cake, and my husband and kids love them as a quick breakfast...


Bratwurst Supper

21 reviews

After trying a few bratwurst recipes, I've found this meal-in-one is ideal for camping since it grills to perfection in...


Slow-Simmered Kidney Beans

5 reviews

My husband always puts us down for a side dish when we're invited to a potluck. Canned beans cut down...


Dipped Gingersnaps

48 reviews

I get tremendous satisfaction making and giving time-tested yuletide treats like these soft, chewy cookies. Dipping them in white chocolate...

Red Cabbage Casserole

9 reviews

Since I enjoy spending time with my guests rather than alone in the kitchen, this one's a favorite dish...I've served...


Deluxe German Potato Salad

23 reviews

I make this salad for all occasions—it goes well with any kind of meat. I often take this salad to...


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Peanut Butter Pudding Dessert

47 reviews

Here's a fun layered dessert that will appeal to all ages. If you want it even nuttier, you can use...


Cider Mushroom Brisket

4 reviews

Apple juice and gingersnaps give an autumn feel to this tender, slow-cooked brisket. It’s quick to prep, and the mouthwatering...


German Lasagna

16 reviews

Sausage and sauerkraut are a palate-pleasing pair, especially in lasagna. My family was a little skeptical when I first served...

Brat & Bacon Appetizer Pizza

Chopped bratwurst and maple bacon are a fabulous way to start a pizza. I jazz up this treat even more...