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Classic Gingerbread (Lebkuchen), from Cafe Simon in Passau, Germany — where Viking guests visit! Mmmm.

Clean-Eating Almond Joy Oatmeal Cookies -- these skinny cookies don't taste healthy at all! You'll never need another oatmeal cookie recipe again!

St Paul's in Passau, Germany www.travelandtransitions.com/european-travel/european-travel-top-european-river-cruise-ideas-christmas-2014/

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Recipe for Lebkuchen - German style Ginger Bread

French Pear Tart Recipe: While all aspects of French gastronomy are world renowned, it is the wide variety of wonderful baked goods and pastries that really stand out; this tarte aux poires is an excellent example. From napoleons to petits fours, from cakes to tarts, the French have mastered the art of baking. Frangipane, a sweet almond-flavored pastry cream, sets off this tart’s buttery pastry and slices of fresh pear. #VikingRiverCruises

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Homemade Lebkuchen

The French have perfected the art of baked goods; this tarte aux poires is an excellent example.

Hungarian Chicken with Smoked Paprika. Makes us long for a visit to Budapest's Great Market to pick up some paprika :)

The BEST Soft Gingerbread Cookies - These are seriously delicious, and they make the house smell amazing!

Provençal Bread with Olives and Herbs (Fougasse)

Sachertorte recipe, with love from Viking River Cruises!

Dutch Cheese Soup — perfect for a winter evening!

I have updated my lebkuchen recipe and you will find that post HERE.  The second recipe makes a nuttier, chewy cookie.   One of the oldest and most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe is the Christkindlmarkt in Nuremberg,Germany. The Christmas Angel opens this famous market on the Friday before the first Sunday of Advent and when it [Read More]

No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Cups #recipe on justataste.com

Raw Vegan Lemon Coconut Cream Bar Recipe | VeganFamilyRecipes.com | #summer #glutenfree #dessert # clean eating #coconut flour #coconut oil

Peanut Butter Buckeye Cheesecake on MyRecipeMagic.com

Wendi Hamel via In Katrinas Kitchen SweetSugarBelle's Favorite Gingerbread Recipe inkatrinaskitchen.com #BringtheCOOKIES

The perfect holiday freezer dessert. This Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites Recipe is just DELIGHTFUL! #HolidayDelight #Idelight