Recipes for Authentic German Snacks

Allondigas Meatballs and Pepper Cream Snacks
Traditional meatballs become a festive snack or appetizer when served on Mestemacher rounds with a pepper cream sauce.

Berlin Doner Kebabs

Bologna and Pickle Cream Sandwich
Make the ordinary fabulous with a light salad of bologna, pickles, capers and cream cheese and lettuce on Mestemacher Natural Whole Rye.

Cheese “Hedgehog “
A simple, tasty party appetizer that also looks great, the hedgehog is made of German artisanal cheeses and grapes speared on pies into a melon half .

Chorizo and Mushroom Tapas on Whole Grain Bread
Browned sliced chorizo sausage with peppers and mushrooms on triangles of Mestemacher Westphalian Whole Grain Bread .

Fleischwurst Sandwiches

German Grilled Cheese and Crevettes Sandwich
Far beyond ordinary g rilled cheese, these sandwiches have an inner layer of sauteed onions and crevettes (shrimp) and are panini-grilled . Recipe created for Germanfoods .org by Chef Hans ROckenwagner.

German-Inspired Reuben
A Reuben sandwich made with German ingredients such as Westphalian ham, sauerkraut, and Tilsiter cheese, served on pumpernickel bread. Recipe courtesy of Marcel Biro.

German-Style Barbecued Pork Sandwiches
Barbecued pork sandwiches, German style, with curry ketchup, garlic pickles, and German hot mustard . Perfect for casual entertaining.

Gnocchi with Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Mediterranean Vegetable Fitness Sandwich

Sylt Island Miniature Shrimp with Toast
This shrimp salad recipe from the North Sea Island of Sylt uses a flavorful grapefruit to add a refreshing citrus note and have a “plate” for the shrimp at the same time.

Party Bites
Quick appetizer suggestions for impromptu entertaining, using ready-made German foods such as pretzel baguettes, baby dill pickles, bratwurst and potato dumplings .

Party Sandwiches
German party sandwich ideas from Roz Denny ‘Modern German Cooking.’ German breads, meats and cheese make a parry sandwich platter with garnishes.

Pigs in a Blanket
The German name of this favorite party snack literally translates as “Little sausage(s) in a bathrobe.”

Pizza Toast
These easy toaster-oven snacks are hugely popular in Germany. Quick and easy to prepare, a perfect kids-cooking meal with toast, ham, cheese and a tomato.

Potato Mice

Prosciutto Cream Cheese Triangles
Sliced prosciutto ham sits on a fruited cream cheese spread, with pears, walnuts, grape, and arugula.

Quark and Garlic Dip
Sweet and sour plus spicy describes this easy dip of mango chutney, lime, and spicy garlic ketchup in a German quark base.

Sandwich Bites
Baby dill pickles add a zesty crunch to these tea sandwiches.

Sauerkraut Jalapeno Poppers & Bavarian Mustard Dip
Jalapeno peppers stuffed with German flavors of Bavarian sauerkraut, bathed in Pilsner beer, mixed with cheese, and served with a sour cream and Bavarian mustard sauce.

Sausage and Sauerkraut Turnovers
Strudel filled with bratwurst., Bavarian smoked cheese, and sauerkraut, made easy by using frozen phyllo dough sheets. A great party appetizer or snack. Recipe courtesy of Roz Denny (Modern German Cooking).

Serrano Ham and Melon on Whole Grain Rye Bread
A snack or appetizer made from cured Serrano ham and sweet melon on robust flavorful Mestemacher Whole Grain rye bread.

Büsum Island Shrimp Cocktail
This shrimp cocktail is in the style of one of Germany’s North Sea islands.

Soft Pretzels with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
Homemade soft German pretzels with a creamy honey mustard dipping
sauce. Includes flavor variations for the pretzels, by adding Bavarian Emmentaler cheese or bacon .

Sun-Dried Tomato. Endive and Walnut Snacks
Rich sun-dried tomato, mushroom and sage flavored cream cheese with endive on slices of Mestemacher mixed cereal bread.

Sunflower Seed Salmon Sandwich
Smoked salmon with apples, pumpkin seeds, dill and apple cream cheese on sunflower seed bread .

Sweet & Sour Pickled Pumpkin
This classic pickled pumpkin recipe is a popular preserve in Germany, where pumpkins are a fairly uncommon edible vegetable.

Waldorf Sandwich ” Open Air”
This light summer sandwich that’s nearly a salad combines thin tomato slices, celery stalks and leaves and Emmentaler cheese in a light salad spread.

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