Swiss Christmas Cookies (Wiehnachtsguezli)

Guezle: the process of making Christmas cookies Home-made Wiehnachtsguezli (Christmas cookies) are a big thing in Switzerland. Sometime in November everyone stocks up on sugar, flour, grated nuts, chocolate, butter and whatever else is needed for the cookies. The cookies are baked by all age groups; mothers bake with their children, the young urbanites bake […]

Chocolate Almond Balls (Schokoladekugeln Myrta)

These scrumptious chocolate balls are a firm favourite in the Christmas cookies selection of my family and very popular in the entire country. They’re called Schokoladekugeln Myrta and originate from the first Betty Bossi cookie cookbook called Guezle mit Betty Bossi. This very popular book had been out of stock for more than 15 years […]