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Speculaas Cookies

Recipe photo courtesy of Ditte Isager

When imprinting the fragrant spiced cookie dough with springerle molds, stop frequently to clean the patterns with the tip of a skewer. This allows for a better impression in the dough and resulting cookie.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2008
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  • MS12183782
    16 DEC, 2008
    I immediately ordered the wooden forms Martha used, all of them, from houseonthehill.net. To this day I've received them all, as of yesterday the 2nd part of my order, and 2 are still not here. I've been ordering from them for 2 yrs. now. I called them and she said they were overloaded with orders since Martha had them on the show....good luck trying to get before Christmas...
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  • floridanative
    11 DEC, 2008
    Martha's Org., I'm so glad you included this cookie in your list this year. It is a little more effort but are so beautiful finished. I've had this cookie recipie since the late 60's or 70's from a magazine that is no longer in publication. I think using a plain cookie cutter would work well, one would just not have the dimension that the regular way does. Happy Holidays
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  • ccb1108
    5 DEC, 2008
    Where can I buy the molds for these cookies locally
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  • sewquilts221
    4 DEC, 2008
    try houseonthehil.net for cookie molds
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  • GrammiesGirl
    4 DEC, 2008
    Is it possible to make these, just as cookies to cut out with cutters? I'm going to try it, but it says nowhere on here or in the magazine if it's possible to treat this as a regular cookie dough.
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  • Juandeelee
    4 DEC, 2008
    These sound good. I inherited my Grandmother's springerle molds and have always made springerles but these sound good and I am glad that I could use them for this recipe. My Grandmother was from Germany and her brother hand carved the molds so they are very precious.
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  • Kraftygirl
    4 DEC, 2008
    I would like to know where I could puchase these molds?
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  • MaryfromHollandinEgypt
    4 DEC, 2008
    Yes these are cookies from Holland!, and I am so proud to find the recipe here on Martha Stewarts site!!! I will make them and let you know if they taste like back home.
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  • elmotoo
    4 DEC, 2008
    What'a wrong with the name?? It's Dutch. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speculaas These are delicious - I bought speculaas spice mix in The Netherlands last year. I wish I had bought the molds, too.
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  • hawkfish
    4 DEC, 2008
    These sound delicious, but I have to say that this is the worst name for a cookie. Ever. I bet Alexis and Jennifer would have a good time with this one. :)
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