Closeup of a Speculoos Cheesecake Bar

Speculoos Cheesecake Bars

It’s beginning to look a lot like … the holidays. Goodness knows what the holidays are going to look like this year. So there’s only one thing for it – BAKE! One of my favourite holiday recipes is spéculoos cookies not just because they taste good but because they make the house smell AMAZING. It’s … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cookies-and-Cream Tartlets

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi sounds complicated but actually couldn’t be easier. “Cookies and Cream” refers to a few different parts of the recipe. It starts with a wonderfully buttery sweet shortcrust pastry. You spread a little bit of spéculoos spread/ cookie butter on the base of this pastry shell … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Chocolate-Oatmeal Biscoff Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a simple chocolate oatmeal cookie with a hidden ingredient – Biscoff (or Speculoos) spread. Dorie says: In these cookies, which have oatmeal, cocoa and chocolate chips, the Biscoff isn’t obvious, but it is necessary. It’s part of what gives these small sweets their great texture … Read more

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French Fridays: Spiced Speculoos Flan from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is another classic bistro dish with a twist. This week we made a flan (crème caramel) flavoured with Speculoos Spread (Cookie Butter). Now I don’t find crème caramel that challenging (it’s one of those magic dishes that looks a lot more … Read more

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French Fridays: Speculoos

(Photo © Kyla Zanardi) You might think you’re over holiday baking but today I have a recipe you’ll want to make year-round. Spéculoos cookies are a Dutch and Belgian specialty, but they are often served in France, especially with coffee in cafés or restaurants. They are a wonderful cookie to make around Christmastime—your house will … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Speculoos

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one we’ve made before for French Fridays with Dorie when we were working through Around my French Table. It’s a favourite cookie of mine (I had a recipe for these in In the French kitchen with kids but it sadly got cut 🙁 ) … Read more