Blue Ribbon German Recipes

Pfeffernusse (Pepper Nuts)

Pfeffernusse (Pepper Nuts) "The German Christmas Cookie"

This is a VERY spicy version of this cookie! If you like less spice, start ...

A platter of German Soft Pretzels.

German Soft Pretzels

Steven, my son, is quite the chef nowadays and has taken numerous awards, including Chef ...

Cider Basted Apple Dumplings baked until golden brown.

Cider Basted Apple Dumplings

This recipe is a version of my husband's Mom-mom Bessie's recipe. She made the BEST ...

German Cucumber Salad a.k.a. Gurken Salad in a bowl.

German Cucumber Salad, a.k.a. Gurken Salat

I got this recipe from my neighbor's mother. She taught me how to make it. ...

German Kuchen

When I worked at the bank I had a customer who use to always come ...

A bowl of Hot German Potato Salad.

Hot German Potato Salad

Super easy, this one-skillet hot German potato salad with vinegar and bacon is a great ...

Slice of Grandma Maybee's Koo Koo Bread on a plate.

Grandma Maybee's Koo Koo Bread

When we lived up in Port Angeles, WA it seemed like everybody was related and ...

Assembled slice of Black Forest Cake My Way.

Black Forest Cake - My Way

I have always had a love for the Black Forest Cake but as I tried ...

Runza Casserole

I quit introducing Cara as my wicked step-daughter after she prepared this Runza casserole dish ...

A plate of Mom's Swedish Meatballs.

Mom's Swedish Meatballs

This recipe calls for consomme which has a stronger flavor than regular beef broth. If ...

A plate of Milwaukee Potato Pancakes (Latkes).

Milwaukee Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

I was born in Milwaukee and my mother was of German/Czech heritage so my fondest ...

Paprika sprinkled over Momma's German Potato Salad.

Momma's German Potato Salad

This dish was handed down by my great grandmother. I still make it for family ...

A platter of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes and carrots.

Corned Beef & Cabbage In The Crock

I had a hankering for some corned beef & cabbage for supper so I cooked ...

Grandma's Apple Strudel

My Grandma's Apple Strudel

My family has made this for a while and I love it. I lost the ...

A plate of decorated Christmas tree spritz cookies.

Marion's Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies have a colourful history, come in all shapes, and all of my grandchildren ...

Two slices of Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf on a plate.

Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf

My family loves this meatloaf and asks me to make it often. Though there are ...

German Goulash over egg noodles on a plate.

German Goulash

This is my version of goulash actually. Tonight I took the time to write down ...

A plate of Pfeffernusse dusted with powdered sugar.

Mommy Sugar's Pepper Nuts (Pfeffernusse-Pebernodder)

This is a very old recipe from Germany. These cookies are usually served with coffee ...

German Linzer cookies dusted with powdered sugar and filled with jam.

German Linzer Christmas Cookies

This is my mother-in-law's German version of Linzer Christmas Cookies. She says they are ...

German style pot roast sliced with sauerkraut and onions.

German Style Roast Pork With Caramelized Sauerkraut

Something my mom made and I have been making for 25 years. It's my recipe ...

A bowl of German beer and cheese potato soup.

German Beer and Cheese Soup

Since medieval times, beer soup has been a staple German food. Easy to find in ...

Snowdrift Molasses Cookies

Snowdrift Molasses Cookies

It could just be me, but I just go crazy over sweet things with spice. ...

Austrian Schnitzel (with Chicken)

Most commonly made with pork or veal, this recipe switched to chicken. Don’t forget the ...

Brats & Beer On The Grill

Here's a great delicious way to cook up those bratwursts when you want a really ...

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