These are an easy and delicious type of Swiss Christmas cookies.

Swiss Nussknusperli Christmas Cookies

1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
3/4 cup ground hazelnuts
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup flour

125 grams chocolate
2 tablespoons water
Ground hazelnuts, approximately 1/4 cup

1. Mix all of the cookie dough ingredients together. Add the egg white if necessary to make the dough stick together.
2. Spread dough onto a lined cookie baking sheet. It should be about half a centimeter thick.
3. Bake in a 375F oven for 10-15 minutes.
4. While it is baking, prepare the glaze by melting the chocolate with the water.
5. When the cookies are done, immediately spread the melted chocolate on top. Sprinkle the ground hazelnuts on top and press slightly into the chocolate so that it sticks.
6. Immediately afterwards cut into 1 inch squares and let cool.

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