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Speculaas Spice Cookies For Christmas (May 2019).


Spicy, crunchy, always a tasty snack for in between: Spekulatius must not be missing in the Advent season. You'll be surprised how delicious it tastes if you've made it out yourself!

At Christmas time there are many goodies to buy in the supermarket. With a little effort in the kitchen, you can make these sweets even more delicious at home. Discover our recipe for small aniseed pretzels, classic cinnamon stars or delicious almond macaroons.

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  • 350 g of flour
  • 170 g soft butter
  • 150 g of brown sugar
  • Ā½ organic lemon
  • 1 big egg
  • 80 g almond flakes
  • 50 g of ground almonds
  • 10 g speculum spice
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt


  1. Put the sugar and salt in a bowl together with the butter and add the egg. With a hand mixer you should beat the ingredients until they are frothy. Our tip: take your time! The mass was to be whisked for at least five minutes.
  2. Carefully stir the speculoos spice and the grated lemon zest under the foam. Then add the ground almonds and carefully remove them.
  3. Now add flour and baking powder and gently knead everything into a compact dough. This should be formed into a ball and wrapped in cling film for about an hour in the refrigerator.
  4. Do not roll the dough too thin on a floured work surface after this time. Cut out the speculum with cookie sticks and press the underside of each cookie onto the almond flakes, which are best spread on a flat plate. Then you are placed with the almond flakes down on a baking sheet covered with baking paper and baked at 180 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes to the desired tan.

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