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

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?

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  • Posted by: JanieMac
  • February 10, 2013
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healthierkitchen February 11, 2013
they are Speculoos!
 
JanieMac February 10, 2013
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
 
Droplet February 10, 2013
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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Droplet February 10, 2013
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.
 
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