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.
- $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.
98% of 157 customers recommend
“Awesome bakery with great treats and great staff!!”
“Selection is not large, but product is good and very fresh Cookies are excellent There has only been a customer or two in at most times that I've been there, but the...”
“Selection is not large, but product is good and very fresh Cookies are excellent There has only been a customer or two in at most times that I've been there, but the groupon offer should help provide new customers Give it a try”
“Great customer service parking is public only but loading zone 20 min parking at corner slots enough time to run in for a good treat and out in no time”