Believe it or not, some of the best candies, sweets, desserts, and treats come from Germany! The European nation is known for making some of the best chocolates in the world, but for anyone who's been to Germany can attest, there's a lot more to Deutschland than simply chocolate! For example, did you know that gummy bears are originally from Germany? Now you know!
But in addition to just chocolate and gummy bears, Germany also has a lot of deliciousness in the form of desserts and sweet treats in general (did somebody say apple strudel?) Whether you're from Germany or have just visited, odds are you've had some of these candies while you were there.
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What is it? Chocolate-flavored wafer bars that are way better than the ones you get at the grocery store.
What is it? Chocolate-covered wafer cookies that are ripe for dunking.
What is it? Small candy bars that come in a variety of flavors. Hazelnut is probably the most popular.
What is it? Chocolate toffee bites so good you can't eat just one.
What is it? Traditional German chocolate bars that are available in various flavors.
What is it? Assorted gummy bears that come in five different flavors: strawberry, raspberry, pineapple, lemon, and orange.
What is it? Chocolate wafer cookies that are packed in gold foil a la a Wonka Bar.
What is it? Chocolate 'eggs' that cover a plastic capsule with a little toy inside. The egg itself is hollow.
What is it? Little chocolate cookies with a creamy filling that are typically sold in packs of four.
What is it? Chocolate-flavored mini candy bars with a delicious hazelnut cream center.
What is it? Decedent chocolate bars that are modeled after cute little bunnies. Don't feel bad biting into one.
What is it? Sour gummy candies that come in a variety of shapes and flavors.
What is it? Cookies that contain a chocolate-filled center sandwiched between two vanilla-flavored cookies.
What is it? Chewy and gooey dark chocolate caramel candies.
What is it? Crunchy rice candy bites that are covered in chocolate. It sort of tastes like chocolate cereal, but in candy bar form.
What is it? Wholemeal cookies that are often eaten as a digestif after meals. Balisto cookies come in a variety of flavors.
What is it? Chewy candies that come in a variety of artificial fruit flavors.
What is it? Chocolate-covered marshmallows with a crunchy exterior and foam filling.
What is it? A small, round marzipan ball that contains nougat and dark chocolate with Mozart's face on the packaging.
What is it? Chocolate cookies with a crumbly wafer bottom and gooey orange filling. Definitely an acquired taste.