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How to Bake Swiss Spitzbuben Cookies

I learned how to make these jam-filled sugar cookies while I was an Au Pair in Switzerland. The Swiss call them Spitzbuben, loosely translated as "Naughty Little Boys," because they were originally made with comical faces in them. Nowadays, the Swiss cut more aesthetic shapes such as hearts and stars, but you can also just ...


(English) Snowflake gifts

Some of you may not be thrilled with the soggy snowflakes that have decided to grace us with their presence, but you should know that snowflakes can be a girl’s best friend – especially when they are made of diamonds or dough! Here are a few snowflake suggestions to slip under the tree, around your ...