Saturday, October 28, 2017

Hayyyyy There!

Speculoos Haystacks

Hay, Hay, Hay enjoy this delicious treat!



Ingredients


  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup Speculoos spread
  •  1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles



Directions


  1. Melt butterscotch chips and Speculoos spread on top of a double boiler, or in a microwave. Blend together.
  2. Stir peanuts and noodles gently into the melted Speculoos mixture.
  3. Drop dough by forkfuls onto waxed paper. Cool until set.

It's Still Pumpkin Season, Right?

Speculoos Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Could it get any better than combining Speculoos and pumpkin?


Ingredients


  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup plain non fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 T. Speculoos spread
  • 1 1/2 frozen bananas
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/8 t. nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves


Instructions


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into one large glass or two smaller ones and serve immediately.
  4. Top with whipped cream if desired.


What's Poppin'?

Speculoos Twix Popcorn

This delicious treat will get the conversation poppin'!



Yield: 6-8

Ingredients


  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups white melting candy discs (like Wiltons)
  • 3 Tbsp. Speculoos spread
  • 1 cup chopped Twix bars
  • optional: 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Instructions


  1. Place the popcorn in a large bowl, be sure to remove all the unpopped kernels as you do.
  2. Melt the white melting candy according to the directions on the package.
  3. Whisk the Speculoos into the melted white candy until smooth. Pour the candy coating over the popcorn.
  4. Add the chopped Twix before stirring. Gently stir with a large rubber spatula to coat the popcorn and candy bars completely.
  5. Spread popcorn on a large piece of parchment, foil, or a silicone liner to let candy coating cool and harden (approximately 20 minutes). Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
  6. optional: melt semi-sweet chocolate chips or melting candy (for speedier hardening) and drizzle over the popcorn.

Spooky Speculoos!

Speculoos Spread Spider Cookies



Prep Time 60 min
Total Time 60 min

Servings 36

Ingredients

Cookie Mix

  • 1 cup creamy Speculoos cookie butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1⁄2 cups flour


Toppings

  • 36 chewy caramels in milk chocolate
  • Black or red string licorice
  • 1/3 cup (72) M&M's™ minis chocolate candies
  • black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)


Directions


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix until dough forms.
  2. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately press 1 chewy caramel in center of each cookie. 
  4. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  5. Cut licorice into 8 (2-inch) pieces for each spider. Attach legs by sticking into chewy caramel. 
  6. Use M&M's for eyes and black gel to make pupils in eyes.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Put Some Spec on It!

#PutSomeSpecOnIt



Speculoos is a delicious addition to a lot of your favorite desserts, treats, and snacks.


Speculoos for breakfast!


Speculoos for snack time!


Speculoos for dessert!




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