speculoos (cookie butter) soft bake cookie recipe

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I grew up eating dutch treats and foods of all kinds. One of the most popular among us first generation Canadians, were speculaas cookies. They are sooo darn good; I will forever have an addiction to those tasty treats. I was recently introduced to Speculoos cookie spread and what do you know.. there is a plethora of recipes that use it out there. Not only can you spread it on a piece of toast, but you can use it in a variety of desserts too!

The cookies above are super delish, soft and chewy. I followed the recipe from Averie Cooks – you can find it here.

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it’s going to be our year

So clearly this blog has been put on the back burner of my life since last May. 2012 was a busy year and 2013 is shaping up to be an even busier one. My family has a lot to celebrate this year. Not only is our wedding coming up in September but the list below showcases the many achievements, anniversaries and important birthdays that are happening in 2013 in my fiance and I’s immediate families.

61019_394267337321118_321360092_n1 Wedding
2 80th Birthdays
4 50th Birthdays
2 40th Birthdays
3 25th Birthdays
1 20th Birthday
1 12.5 Anniversary
1 30th Anniversary
1 60th Anniversary
4 Graduations Continue reading