Speculaas Biscuits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 71.3
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.3 mg
  • Sodium: 46.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Speculaas are crisp buttery Dutch spice biscuits! Speculaas are crisp buttery Dutch spice biscuits!
Number of Servings: 24


    Butter salted 0.25 cup
    Brown Sugar 0.3 cup, unpacked
    Cinnamon, ground, 2 tsp
    Cloves, ground, 0.5 tsp
    Nutmeg, ground, 0.5 tsp
    Pepper, white or pink, several ground corns
    Ginger, ground, 0.5 tsp
    Cardamom, ground, 0.25 tsp
    Milk, 2%, 0.25 cup
    Flour, white, 1 cup
    Baking Powder, 1.5 tsp
    Almonds, 1 cup (slivered)


Preheat oven to 180'C

Line two baking trays with bakingpaper.

In a large bowl with an electric mixer cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy and creamed, add spices and milk and mix well.

Sift in flour and baking powder. Mix with spoon into dough.
Split dough into two balls and with your fingers, pat each into the prepared baking trays. Make sure the dough is spread evenly, thinly and right to the edges of the baking trays.

Sprinkle over almonds almonds, pat down to stick them then bake them one at a time for about 9 - 10 minutes.

While they're still warm cut each sheet into 12 square biscuits using a sharp knife. Cool on wire rack.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user -POOKIE-.

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  • I LOVE LOVE LOVE these little biscuit/cookies! My ex-husband is Dutch so I know allll about Dutch baked goodies! His mom still makes a fresh batch each Xmas and sends them to me! Soooo yummy!
    Thanks for sharing this recipe!
    - 11/19/10

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