Speculaas Snickerdoodle Cookies
Serves: 6 dozen cookies
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups granulated or caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose (plain) flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons Speculaas spice mix
  • generous pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons granulated or caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Speculaas spice mix
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together.
  3. Add the eggs.
  4. Sift together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt and Speculaas spice mix.
  5. Stir the flour mixture into the butter, sugar and egg mixture thoroughly.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the 2 tablespoons of sugar and half teaspoon of Speculaas spice mix.
  7. Roll small pieces of the dough into one inch balls.
  8. Roll each ball in the mixture of sugar and Speculaas spice mix.
  9. Place two inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  10. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until lightly golden.
  11. Take the baking sheets out of the oven and allow the cookies to sit for a minute or two.
  12. After a minute or two, carefully remove the cookies from the baking sheets and cool on wire racks.
Recipe by April J Harris at https://apriljharris.com/speculaas-snickerdoodle-cookies/