Speculaas Pietjes

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250g flour
140g dark brown caster sugar
150g cold butter
2 teaspoons speculaas spices
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons milk
pinch of salt
fondant icing in various colours
ready made icing
multi-coloured sprinkles
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Unexpectedly we come across this tiny gingerbread man cutter! We can not resist it, we're going to get started right away: we make mini-speculaas Pietjes, that's so much fun!

How to make the mini-Pietjes

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Mix the butter with the sugar, milk and salt until combined.

Stir spices and baking soda into the flour.

Knead all ingredients by hand into a smooth dough.

Wrap the dough in cling film, place it in the fridge.

Allow the dough to rest overnight in the fridge so the speculaas flavours can blend well.

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Roll the dough to 1 cm thickness.

Cut out the mini Pietjes.

Put on waxed paper on the baking tray.

Preheat the oven to 175°C

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Bake the Pietjes for 10 minutes.

Allow the biscuits to cool on a wire rack.

Cut out fondant icing suits and hats.

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Stick the fondant on the Pietjes with a drop of water.

Decorate the Pietjes with multi coulered sprinkles.

Happy December 5th!