DIY classic speculaas cookies

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-30+
250 g butter
300 g sugar
100 g almond paste
egg
3 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cardamom
¼ tsp ground clove
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp salt
500 g flour
100 g sliced almonds
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • plastic wrap
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with dough hooks
  • oven
  • parchment paper
  • 2 baking sheets
  • wire rack
  • speculaas rolling pin
  • silicone baking mat
  • rolling pin

Nutrition per serving

Cal
205
Protein
11 g
Fat
3 g
Carb
23 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add butter, sugar, and almond paste to a bowl and mix until combined. Add egg, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, ground clove, ground nutmeg, and salt and mix again. Sift flour into the bowl and stir a last time until a smooth dough forms. Wrap in plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge for approx. 2 hrs.
    • 250 g butter
    • 300 g sugar
    • 100 g almond paste
    • egg
    • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp ground cardamom
    • ¼ tsp ground clove
    • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 500 g flour
    • plastic wrap
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with dough hooks

    Add butter, sugar, and almond paste to a bowl and mix until combined. Add egg, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, ground clove, ground nutmeg, and salt and mix again. Sift flour into the bowl and stir a last time until a smooth dough forms. Wrap in plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge for approx. 2 hrs.

  • Step 2/3

    Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper, dust with some flour, and spread sliced almonds evenly on it.
    • 100 g sliced almonds
    • flour for dusting
    • oven
    • parchment paper
    • 2 baking sheets

    Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper, dust with some flour, and spread sliced almonds evenly on it.

  • Step 3/3

    Roll out dough on a silicone mat or between two sheets of plastic wrap. It should be approx. 0.5-cm/0.2-in. thick. Either using a cookie cutter or a special speculaas rolling pin, cut out cookies and transfer them onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 190°C/375°F for approx. 10 min., or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let them cool down completely on a wire rack. Enjoy!
    • plastic wrap
    • wire rack
    • speculaas rolling pin
    • silicone baking mat
    • rolling pin

    Roll out dough on a silicone mat or between two sheets of plastic wrap. It should be approx. 0.5-cm/0.2-in. thick. Either using a cookie cutter or a special speculaas rolling pin, cut out cookies and transfer them onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 190°C/375°F for approx. 10 min., or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let them cool down completely on a wire rack. Enjoy!