These 20 Oktoberfest Recipes offer both sweet and savory favorites. The German recipes will help you celebrate Autumn with a family dinner or festive party!
We have started to talk about fall favorites recently and another highlight of the season is Oktoberfest! The original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, traditionally runs from mid to late September to early in October.
Oktoberfest 2022 is finally happening again in Munich after cancellations for 2020 and 2021. For this year, you’re still in luck even if you’re not traveling because you can celebrate at home with some delicious food!
Here in the US we can find lots of local Oktoberfest celebrations running throughout the fall where you can join in for lots of fun, beer and food.
Even if you can’t get out to an Oktoberfest event, you can plan your own at home or create a delicious Oktoberfest dinner for the family.
My family is of German heritage, so I have always been partial to polka and other other types of German music and all the other fun that Oktoberfest brings.
But, the highlight of any Oktoberfest celebration (especially since I’m not a big beer drinker), is the FOOD!
There are so many German specialties that make my mouth water just thinking about them. My very favorite are all the baked goods.
Germans really know how to bake and I am happy that we have lots of great German bakeries here in Minnesota.
But, there are lots of German recipes that you can make at home and they are perfect for creating your own Oktoberfest celebration.
Whether it will just be a special Oktoberfest dinner for your family, some special Oktoberfest desserts, or an all-out Oktoberfest bash, these 20 Oktoberfest Recipes will help you plan the perfect menu!
The list includes traditional German recipes, German-American recipes that are favorites for US celebrations, as well as some modern twists and variations of German recipes.
The one thing they all have in common is that they are delicious and perfect for a fun fall celebration!
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Besides checking out the yummy recipes, check out the fun ideas above for your Oktoberfest celebration. There are some super festive Oktoberfest party options!
Which recipe will you try first??