This spice mixture combines the selected spices for the popular Speculoos Christmas cookies.
Speculoos is a typical Christmas cookie in Austria and Germany. By contrast, it is eaten all year round in the Netherlands and in Belgium.
There are different types of speculoos cookies, but most often you will find the cookies get their distinctive flavor from cardamom, cloves and cinnamon. This cookie or biscuit that was very popular in the postwar period.
500g flour, 2 eggs, 125g ground almonds, 250g sugar, 250g butter, 5g speculoos cookie spice, 1 grated orange peel, pinch of salt, 5g hartshorn salt dissolved in 1 tablespoon milk. Mix all the ingredients together and quickly knead on a pastry board and let rest for 12 hours in a cool place. Knead the dough well again, press or roll out thinly on a floured board and cut out shapes with cookie cutters. Set the cookie cut outs on a well-greased cookie tray, then brush with milk or egg and sprinkle with grated almonds. Bake at 200 ° C for about 12-15 min.
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