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The Basler Leckerli is a traditional hard spice biscuit originating from Basel, Switzerland. It is made of honey, almonds, candied peel, and Kirsch. "Lecker" means "delicious" in German. The name "Laeckerli" emerges only around 1720, however the popular biscuit was offered already much earlier in good "Bürgerhaeusern" during Advent time. Basler Leckerli were originally created by local spice merchants over 700 years ago and are available year-round. This cookie keeps well for weeks.

300g/10.5oz. bag

The Basler Leckerli is a traditional hard spice biscuit originating from Basel, Switzerland. It is made of honey, almonds, candied peel, and Kirsch.


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  1. Love, love Lackerli 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Oct 2020

    Little ginger/orange pastry gems. Just enough sweetness to satisfy a craving. Great alone, or with tea or coffee. Discovered these whilst in Switzerland in December 2016. Was thrilled to be able to purchase them here at home in Michigan. Shipping is a bit steep, but delivery is incredibly fast, and is worth it for such a wonderful treat


  2. Exceptional Quality 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Dec 2019

    I tried these little ginger-orange “jewels” in Europe. Terrific to be able to find this authentic product for purchase in the U.S.


  3. Wunderbar! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Dec 2019

    The best Christmas treat to myself, no matter the cost!
    Prompt shipping of the order on SwissFavorite's part,
    (FedEx did not)
    All items in my order are fresh and soooo delicious!
    Thank you Mrs and Mr Schmidly.
    Happy Holidays and a great 2020.
    Susanne


  4. Delicious! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Dec 2019

    Authentic Basler Laeckerli. I've loved them since I was a child in Switzerland and am so happy I can now buy them from Swiss Favorites!


  5. Just like in my childhood 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Dec 2019

    These Leckerli are absolutely authentic, fresh and just like I remember growing up in Switzerland. I saw some comments complaining about shipping costs: try ordering them from Switzerland! The cost is so high that I was not able to get them until I found Swiss Favorites!!! They are absolutely worth the cost to get a taste from home, especially at Christmas. Thank you!


  6. A taste of home 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Dec 2019

    These Leckerli are exactly the Basler Leckerlihuus treats I miss from growing up in Switzerland. Every year my family and I look forward to this Christmas treat and are never disappointed! Please: never stop making them available to us Swiss Expats! Thank you!


  7. Love the Lakerli 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Nov 2019

    Each Christmas, growing up in the 1960s, a friend from Basel, Switzerland would always send my family a tin of lakerli. When I grew up, I was unable to find any of these delicious cookies anywhere. Thank goodness for the internet that led me to you. These conveniently priced cookies now bring memories back to all my siblings when they get a package from me each year. Thank you.


  8. Wonderfully tasty and different. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Oct 2019

    Just like I remember them from 30 years ago on a visit to Switzerland


  9. wonderful cookies! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Jul 2019

    The cookies arrived perfectly, very well packaged, and are delicious.


  10. What a Cookie ! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Feb 2019

    Basler Lackerli are a tremendous treat to have on hand for guests.
    Wonderful slightly tangy spices and licorice flavors.
    Definitely brightens up any occasion or just the day if you are alone.


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