Examples of Schnecken

Schnecken are a type of sweet bun of German origin. Today Schnecken can be commonly found in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Israel, Southern Brazil and USA.

The name Schnecken means snails in German and refers to the shape of the pastry. The bun is still common in Germany and Austria, where the name is Schnecke (which is the German singular of Schnecken), and in other parts of northern Europe.