Speculoos Pancakes

Written by chanie on June 11th, 2013

If you’ve read this post, you know all about my (not so) little obsession with speculoos cookies right now. My┬áLotus cookie cinnamon buns with speculoos cream cheese frosting were a huge hit, and I received several emails from readers who made them to rave reviews. After making 2 batches of speculoos chex party mix (recipe coming up soon!) I was running low on my spiced shortcrust biscuit stash, with only about 10 of them left (cookies, not packages…I’m not THAT crazy).

I pulsed the cookies into crumbs, leaving me with just about a half cup of golden delicious speculoos “flour”. It was Sunday morning, and what better way to use it, than in pancakes. The hint of speculoos spice paired so perfectly with butter and maple syrup that my kids kept asking for more. The pancakes were gone before you could say speculoos.

Forgive the load of pictures here, but do you see what I see? Butter. Pure Maple Syrup. Speculoos-scented pillows of fluff. I can drool over these all day.

What am I gonna do now that I’m out of speculoos cookies?!

P.S. If you live under a rock and you STILL don’t know what speculoos is, you can read all about it in this post.

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  1. Hindy says:

    Love this idea! I have two sleeves of the cookies. May have to make some of these on the weekend!

  2. Dina says:

    Now I know whats on the menu for Father’s day breakfast bash :)
    As always… Thanks for sharing!

  3. Ronnie Fein says:

    What a great idea! I am experimenting with pancakes now too and making different “flours” but would never have thought of this. So different.

  4. stephanie says:

    speculoos cookie “flour,” what an idea!

  5. sara says:

    O.M.G.!! That is all I have to say…

  6. Fashion-isha says:

    Haha I must live under a rock…but only the gourmet food rock. I got an education reading your posts and I’m amazed how creative you can get with a cookie!! I know I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again, I love your writing and photography. Even if you’re not a foodie, your blog is so fun to read!
    xo
    Sharon

  7. Best breakfast ever~!

  8. I havent had good pancakes in a while so these look awesome.

  9. Thank you for combining my two favorite breakfast foods into one glorious food item. yum!

  10. These look amazing! I love this idea, its perfect. Jealous that I didn’t think of it first!

  11. Lynne says:

    I have been trying to track down the kosher version of these cookies all morning. Where can we get them?

  12. Lynne says:

    suburb of chicago.
    i will order online if necessary, but i would prefer to shop locally — and encourage other stores to carry this product.
    toda raba, chanie.

  13. Your photography is amazing here.

  14. lila says:

    I’d love to make those but I certainly won’t find those biscuits where I live (in Brazil). Do you replacing them for cinnamon or caramel biscuits would work? Thanks! :)

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