Speculoos Cookies

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

25

Total Time

1hrs 3mins

Calories

108

Traditionally baked in early December, Speculoos are thin, crunchy Belgian cookies with a carmelized, almost-but-not-quite-gingerbread flavor.

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    Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter120 gcold
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar75 g
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar160 g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda¼ teaspoon
  • Salt icon
    Salt¼ teaspoon
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon½ teaspoon
  • Nutmeg icon
    Nutmeg¾ teaspoonfinely grated
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves½ teaspoon
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger1 teaspoon
  • White pepper icon
    White pepper¼ teaspoonground
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper¼ teaspoonground
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract8 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour240 g
    Method

  • 1. Add unsalted butter, granulated sugar, dark brown sugar, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, ground ginger, white pepper, black pepper, ground cardamom and vanilla extract to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Mix until light and fluffy
  • 3. Add egg to the large mixing bowl
  • 4. Mix until just combined
  • 5. Add all purpose flour to a clean small bowl
  • 6. Transfer dry ingredients to large mixing bowl gradually while mixing
  • 7. Chill in fridge - 30 min
  • 8. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  • 9. Line 3 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  • 10. Roll out the dough until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  • 11. Cut out cookies
  • 12. Transfer cookies to baking sheets
  • 13. Bake until browned at edges - 8 min, 190°C
  • 14. Let cool - 5 min
  • 15. Transfer onto cooling rack

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