Recipe Collections – Recipes for an Authentic German Oktoberfest

Whether you choose a simple, casual gathering or a dressed up elegant meal to celebrate the world’s largest party, these recipes using genuine German ingredients will help to set the mood for your own Oktoberfest party. Our collection of Oktoberfest recipes offers options from quick-and-easy finger food to spectacular festive dishes.

Serve the following dishes with a good selection of German beers (see our Oktoberfest beer guide for suggestions), a crisp Riesling or a refreshing mineral water for the designated drivers. And for an elegant affair, try some of the cocktail recipes below.

Oktoberfest Salads and Side Dishes

Oktoberfest Entrees and Dinner Menu Items

Oktoberfest Desserts

Oktoberfest Beverages


Oktoberfest Party Guide
Oktoberfest Beer
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Recipes from a German Beer Garden
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