$16 for One 2 Lb. Box of Cookies at Swiss Haus Bakery ($31.98 Value)

Center City West

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Cookies are the ultimate handheld treat—big enough to enjoy in small bites but small enough to cram several into your mouth at once if you need to hide them from a cop. Get a little treat with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $16 for one 2-pound box of cookies (a $31.98 value)

Swiss Haus Bakery offers 30 varieties of cookies each day. Click here for descriptions of some of the most popular cookies.

Swiss Haus Bakery

Back in the ’20s, the Christen family introduced its recipes to Philadelphia with the opening of the Swiss Pastry Shop. The shop operated for decades but closed in 2007, causing hazelnut-withdrawal symptoms for loyal customers, such as the Hausman family. Thankfully, several years ago, Jim Hausman convinced the shop's pastry chef, Donna Canzanese, to keep the ovens burning and opened Swiss Haus to carry on Philadelphia’s butter, cream, and sugar traditions.

Today, at Swiss Haus, you’ll be treated to classic European recipes that have been Philadelphia institutions for more than 85 years. These are the cakes of Old-World lore, whose crumbs marked the way home through deep, dark forests. The hazelnut sponge cake, for example, with thick swiss vanilla buttercream and swiss-chocolate shavings, mingles with pastry compatriots: rum cake with vanilla-almond cream and mocha cake with swiss mocha buttercream and crushed cashew nuts. If your pastry ambitions run smaller, Swiss Haus also has a comfortable, welcoming café area where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea paired with one of the smaller pastries, such as the Mozart––a hazelnut-meringue treat with chocolate buttercream, cake, and white-chocolate mousse––or cookies, of which there are 30 varieties.

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    Center City West

    35 South 19th Street

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    215-563-0759

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In a Nutshell

This classic European-style bakery offers 30 varieties of cookies

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 15th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid until 7/19/13. Cookie varieties subject to availability. Not valid for special order cookies. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for combining smaller boxes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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