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A question about a recipe: Meyer Lemon Cheesecake with Biscoff Crust

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I have a question about the recipe "Meyer Lemon Cheesecake with Biscoff Crust" from Lucy Mercer. Living abroad, now idea what a Biscoff cookie is, any idea of UK or Irish substitutes?

asked by JanieMac over 1 year ago
4 answers 786 views
Flower-bee
added over 1 year ago

Janie, I believe they are actually European in origin, though I don't know about the trademark itself. Have you seen Lotus cookies/biscuits? They are oblong-ish (rectangualr with rounded edges) and the packaging is white with red. They are crispy and have a very pleasant cinnamon flavor, medium brown in color. I am sure you will be able to find them at any well stocked European market. Hope this helps.

Flower-bee
added over 1 year ago

Here is the common packaging. Almost identical in design to the American, except it doesn't have the gold Biscoff writing on the front:

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Stringio
added over 1 year ago

Oh yes, I know what they are like, a blond kind of belgian speculoos, brilliant and should be delicious with the lemon and sour cream. thanks so much

Dsc_0048b
added over 1 year ago

they are Speculoos!