Thursday, December 6, 2012

Speculaas Cookies




Ingredients:
  • 1 egg
  • 2 lbs brown sugar
  • 1 lb margarine (use 80% veggie oil spread for best results) - CANNOT SUBSTITUTE BUTTER!
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 cup slivered almonds (optional)

    1. Blend together egg, brown sugar and margarine in large bowl.

    2. Mix spices (salt, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon & pepper) together and add to mixture.


    3. Dissolve baking soda into milk and add to mixture.

    4. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time until well blended.

    5. Add nuts last (if desired).

    6. Make into rolls and wrap in wax paper.



    7. Refrigerate overnight.
    8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    9. Cut rolled dough into 1/4 inch slices.


    10. Bake 10 minutes for soft & chewy or 15 minutes for hard & crunchy.


    Makes about 8 dozen cookies!

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    Enjoy!

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