Vanilla Crescents (vanilkové rohlíčky) are a regular at the Czech Christmas tables. These Christmas cookies are iconic for the holiday.
Lard cakes (sádlové koláčky) have been a little overlooked but recently, they’ve been gaining more popularity.
Coconut Wreaths (kokosové věnečky) are Czech Christmas cookies, perfect for all coconut lovers.
Miletínské modlitbičky or simply Modlitbičky are a less common type of Czech Christmas cookies but traditional nevertheless.
Perníčky, the gingerbread cookies. We all know and love them. In the Czech Republic, they are typical not only for Christmas but also Easter.
Zázvorky (ginger cookies) are cookies typically make at Christmas in the Czech Republic. Their ginger aroma and taste is the reason for their name.
Pracny are a very typical type of Christmas cookies in the Czech Republic. Don’t let their simple looks fool you, they are very aromatic and full of flavor.
Beehive cookies or Včelí úly (beehives) or Vosí hnízda (wasp nests) in Czech are one of the most traditional Czech Christmas cookies. They are partly baked and bring that delicious walnut scent to the table.
Have you ever heard of muzika? Although it means “music” in Czech, this time we’re not referring to actual music but to a traditional Czech Christmas dessert – a compote that has been half forgotten and is prepared only in some regions. Which is a pity because it’s delicious and really easy to make. So …
At Christmas, the nut cookies are one of the stars of many Czech dinner tables. Here is a great recipe by the Creative Mom, so you can make the nuts at home.