Speculoos Cheesecake

Chloé Delice
Speculoos Cheesecake


Speculoos is a spiced shortcrust biscuit that is made around St. Nicholas’ Day in the Netherlands, Belgium, and during Christmastime in Germany. This decadent dessert uses these rich cookies for a delicious Speculoos Cheesecake. If you want surprise your family and show off your culinary skills, then try this creamy confection. Why not pick up these ingredients the next time you go shopping so you can be ready to make these to kick off Christmastime right?


  • 100 grams butter
  • 230 grams cookies (speculoos)
  • 3 tablespoons speculoos spread
  • 600 grams cream cheese
  • 100 grams dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons speculoos spread
  • 1 tablespoon speculaas cookies


  1. 1Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. 2Grind the speculoos in a bowl.
  3. 3Melt butter in a bowl in the microwave oven.
  4. 4Pour butter on the ground speculoos powder, knead by hand.
  5. 5On the base of a springform pan, roll out the dough with a glass.
  6. 6Use a spatula to spread 3 tablespoons of speculoos spread on top of dough..
  7. 7Refrigerate.
  8. 8In another bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar.
  9. 9Add the vanilla extract and mix.
  10. 10Finally, add eggs, and mix until the mixture is smooth.
  11. 11Remove the speculoos pan from the refrigerator: Pour cheese mixture in pan, even out with a spatula.
  12. 12Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar on the cheesecake.
  13. 13Bake for 1 hour.
  14. 14Once cooked, the cake should quiver slightly (after cooling it will harden).
  15. 15Remove cheesecake from pan and cool for at least 4 hours.
  16. 16To serve, melt 3 tablespoons of speculoos spread to pipe a grid on the cheesecake using a pastry bag,
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