A visit to Germany isn’t complete without enjoying beer in a traditional beer hall or Biergarten, particularly if you’re in Bavaria. One of the best Bavarian snacks to go along with massive amounts of beer is a pretzel, and the best thing to eat with that pretzel is Obatzda.
Obatzda is a Bavarian cheese spread, usually made with a mix of camembert or brie cheese and butter. It’s rich and creamy and pairs well with a giant Bavarian pretzel, of course, but it also goes well with hearty rye bread.
Trust me; you’ll want to make a vat of this traditional German snack. It’s delicious and always a big hit at Oktoberfest parties.
Although it comes together pretty quickly, it’s best if the Obatzda has at least several hours to chill in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to develop, even better if it’s left overnight.
Last Updated 2 October 2022