Saturday, October 15, 2016

O-H My! Buckeye Pie!

Buckeye Pie

You don't have to be an Ohio State Buckeye fan to enjoy this delicious #Speculoos pie! Who needs peanut butter, when there's Speculoos?!

Try this recipe out today!

Yield: 12 Servings


  • 1 cup crushed chocolate
  • graham crackers (about 10 crackers)
  • 2 tablespoons packed dark brown
  • sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup creamy Speculoos spread
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Make crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving a 1-inch overhang; mist bottom with nonstick cooking spray. Mix crumbs with sugar and butter and press into bottom of pan. Bake until crust is set, 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. Make filling: Beat all ingredients except cream with an electric mixer on high speed until smooth, 2 minutes. In a separate bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form, 2 minutes. Fold whipped cream into Speculoos mixture; pour into pie shell, smoothing top. Cover, pressing plastic wrap directly onto surface of pie. Freeze for at least 5 hours, preferably overnight. Remove pie and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Make glaze: Place chocolate in a bowl. Bring cream and butter to a boil and pour over chocolate. Stir until combined and chocolate is melted. Let cool to room temperature. Remove plastic from pie; spread glaze evenly over top. Chill pie, uncovered, until glaze is set. Keep pie in refrigerator or cooler until ready to eat.

Enjoy, yumm-I-O!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Twist on French Toast : Speculoos & Banana French Toast

Speculoos & Banana French Toast

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Ready in 15 minutes!


  • 1 egg
  • 1 dash vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons creamy Speculoos butter
  • 2 slices white/wheat/Ezekiel bread
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg and vanilla together.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon of Speculoos butter on top of each slice of bread. Place the banana slices on top of one of the slices of bread. Place the other slice of bread on top of the first, to make a Speculoos butter and banana sandwich.
  3. In a skillet or frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Dip the sandwich into the egg mixture and place in the heated skillet. Cook until brown on both sides. Serve hot.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Delicious & Easy Recipe: Speculoos & Honey Cereal Bars

Speculoos & Honey Cereal Bars

Yield: 9 bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes


  • 1/2 cup Speculoos butter, well-stirred
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 cups toasted whole grain oats cereal 


  1. Line an 8 x 8 inch square pan with parchment.
  2. Combine Speculoos butter & honey in a large saucepan and set over medium heat. Heat until mixture just starts to simmer, about 2-3 minutes, stirring. Remove from heat and stir until mixture is well-combined.
  3. Stir in cereal until evenly coated. 
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan, cover with parchment, and press firmly. (A pastry roller will help to firmly and evenly pack down the mixture so the bars hold their shape). 
  5. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 
  6. Cut into bars. 
  7. Store individually wrapped in the refrigerator.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Game Day Recipe: Speculoos "Cleveland Brown"ies

Speculoos "Cleveland Brown"ies

Attention Cleveland Browns (and all football) fans! We have a recipe that can make game days even sweeter.  Try these out today!

Yield: Serves 12
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes


  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 20 tablespoons (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup creamy Speculoos butter 
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 5 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a 13-by-9-inch baking pan with foil; mist foil with cooking spray. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate with 2 sticks butter, stirring until smooth. Pour into a large bowl and let cool to room temperature.
  2. In a bowl, using an electric mixer, cream Speculoos butter, brown sugar, cream cheese and remaining 1/2 stick butter until well combined, about 3 minutes. Beat in 1 egg.
  3. Whisk 4 eggs, sugar and vanilla into bowl with melted chocolate; mix well. Stir in flour and salt. Pour batter into baking pan. Spoon reserved Speculoos/butter mixture on top and use a sharp knife to swirl mixtures together. Bake until a toothpick inserted into center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, about 50 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack.
  4. Stir 1 to 2 tsp. cold water into confectioners' sugar until mixture forms a thick, smooth paste. Spoon into a pastry bag fitted with a small plain tip. Using a 1- to 2-inch cookie cutter, cut 12 football shapes out of brownie. Pipe laces onto brownies and allow to set before serving.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Grilled Speculoos and Jelly Sandwich!

Grilled Speculoos Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Spice up a classic sandwich by substituting peanut butter for Speculoos and then grilling it!  Try out this 2-step recipe:


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 slices white/wheat/Ezekiel bread
  • 1 teaspoon Speculoos butter
  • 2 teaspoons any flavor fruit jelly

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes

Ready in 13 minutes!


  1. Heat griddle or skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Spread Speculoos butter on unbuttered side of one slice of bread, and jelly on the other. Place one slice, buttered side down on the griddle. Top with other slice, so that Speculoos butter and jelly are in the middle. Cook for 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown, and heated through.