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Speculoos

Homemade Speculoos Cookies
Speculoos are thin, crunchy, golden brown cookies that are traditionally baked and served around Christmas in much of Europe. The brown color comes from brown sugar, which gives the cookies most of their flavor. Many recipes will be lightly spiced with cinnamon, ginger and other spices, but the brown sugar is always the …

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Orange and Spice Ginger Cookies

Orange Cardamom Molasses Cookies
Whether you call them ginger cookies or molasses cookies, these chewy and spicy cookies are a fantastic cold weather cookie. I tend to think that it is because all of the spices in them, which seem very satisfying when the weather is cool. Cold weather is also the perfect weather for doing some …

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Which molasses should I use?

Grandma’s Molasses, light and darkMolasses is a byproduct of the sugar-making process, and is made with both sugar cane and sugar beets. Specifically, molasses is the concentrated cane syrup or beet syrup leftover when sugar crystals are extracted.

The most widely available molasses is sugar cane molasses because it is often used in baking. It comes …

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