Walnut Bredele

Hello everybody! Long time no see! I have been very busy in December so I haven’t posted anything but I didn’t stop cooking! Every year for Christmas, I bake bredele which are traditional Alsatian Christmas cookies and I must say that I went overboard this year! You can find the ones I always make on…

Zimtsterne: Alsatian Cinnamon Stars

Hello everybody! This is the last bredele recipe of this Christmas cookies series! These cinnamon stars are another traditional Alsatian bredele that I have every year. What makes them so special is that they are chewy and have a strong cinnamon flavor. They are really easy to make and require very little ingredients which is…

Leckerli: Swiss Gingerbread

Hello everybody, The Christmas cookies series is continuing with a delicious Swiss gingerbread! This is another bredele that you will find in Alsace during Christmas and another favorite of mine. Leckerli is originally a gingerbread from B├óle in Switzerland that traveled all the way to Alsace where it also became a traditional Christmas cookie.  …

Schwowebredele: Alsatian Christmas Cookies

Hello everybody! Today is the day for another delicious bredele recipe! This one is very popular as well and very easy to make. This shortbread cookie is not your usual as it contains ground almonds, lemon zest and cinnamon. The cinnamon really adds an amazing flavor to this cookie!            …

Vanilla Kipferl – Alsatian Christmas Cookie

Hello everybody! I hope you all had a good time during the holidays and have been spoiled with good food and amazing gifts! No need to tell you that I have been cooking a lot during this period and especially Christmas cookies! As I probably already told you before, I am from a region very…