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23 Christmas Cookies From Around The World

Take a tour around the world, and see what each country is baking for the holidays.

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1. Mexico: Spicy Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Rich chocolate, warm cinnamon, and spicy cayenne - the ancient chocolate flavors combined into a buttery cookie.
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Rich chocolate, warm cinnamon, and spicy cayenne - the ancient chocolate flavors combined into a buttery cookie.

2. Germany: Lebkuchen

Authentic recipe of the most popular German cookies: spicy, soft and incredibly flavorful.
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Authentic recipe of the most popular German cookies: spicy, soft and incredibly flavorful.

3. Italy: Chocolate Panforte

Italian nut and dry fruit bread
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Italian nut and dry fruit bread

4. Netherlands: Stroopwafels

Crispy waffle sandwich cookies with caramel filling.
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Crispy waffle sandwich cookies with caramel filling.

5. Austria: Linzerkekse

The famous Austrian linzer cookie, made of nutty almond dough, sandwiched together with raspberry preserve.
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The famous Austrian linzer cookie, made of nutty almond dough, sandwiched together with raspberry preserve.

6. Germany: Zimtsterne

Cinnamon star cookies
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Cinnamon star cookies

7. Italy: Chocolate-dipped Almond Biscotti

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8. Croatia: Šape

Traditional Croatian 'bear paw' cookies, with a hint of rosemary
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Traditional Croatian 'bear paw' cookies, with a hint of rosemary

9. Norway: Pepperkaker

Norwegian gingerbread cookies
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Norwegian gingerbread cookies

10. Brazil: Brigadeiros

Brazilian fudge truffles
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Brazilian fudge truffles

11. Italy: Chewy Amaretti

Italian almond cookies
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Italian almond cookies

12. Greece: Melomakarona

Traditional Christmas honey and spice cookies
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Traditional Christmas honey and spice cookies

13. Spain: Polvorones

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14. Italy: Ricciarelli

Traditional Italian almond cookies from Siena.
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Traditional Italian almond cookies from Siena.

15. Slovenia: Kolachy

The jewels of Slovenian Christmas cooking - flaky, cream cheese crust, filled with fruit preserves
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The jewels of Slovenian Christmas cooking - flaky, cream cheese crust, filled with fruit preserves

16. France: Sablés Bretons

French shortbread cookies
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French shortbread cookies

17. Bulgaria: Orehovki

Walnut cinnamon meringue cookies
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Walnut cinnamon meringue cookies

18. Argentina: Alfajores

Dulce de leche sandwich cookies
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Dulce de leche sandwich cookies

19. Germany: Haselnussmakronen

Soft and chewy hazelnut cookies
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Soft and chewy hazelnut cookies

20. Russia: Pryaniki

Honey spice Russian tea cookes
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Honey spice Russian tea cookes

21. Switzerland: Basler Brunsli

Swiss chocolate spice cookies.
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Swiss chocolate spice cookies.

22. Poland: Chrusciki

Polish 'angel wings' cookies made of fried dough ribbons, and dusted with powdered sugar.
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Polish 'angel wings' cookies made of fried dough ribbons, and dusted with powdered sugar.

23. Spain: Turrón

This almond nougat candy is the most popular Spanish sweet around the holidays.
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This almond nougat candy is the most popular Spanish sweet around the holidays.

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