Apparently there is a bit of a difference between Speculaas and Speculoos. According to one Flemish company that makes them with "the old method," "give the spices time to develop and add extra flavor.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
website. Fortunately, I controlled myself and just dreamed about the little cookies instead. Then on a trip to NY to visit family, I was wandering around a specialty grocery store and came across Biscoff Spread. Are you kidding me?! Ground up cookies spread on whatever I want just like nutella? After tasting the spread (and immediately buying a jar of the delicious stuff) I became curious what these little cookies were. After some research I found this description on their website: "Europe's favorite Cookie with Coffee Biscoff is the name given to the traditional Speculoos biscuits in North America". Soon after I saw that "Speculaas" was on our list of things to bake for Club Baked, I was so excited! I get to make my own biscoff!