June 26, 2012

Snickerdoodles with Biscoff "Frosting"

A few weeks ago, the hubby and I became obsessed with these cookies.

On their own, these snickerdoodles are great. Lots of cinnamony and sugary goodness. But with biscoff added to the mix...these cookies are dangerous. I bet you can't just eat one. 

I took a shortcut and instead of making a filling to sandwich between two cookies (like in the original recipe), I decided to "frost" them with biscoff spread. Best.decision.ever. We were eating these cookies like they were going out of style! I froze several bags of dough balls in one morning to take out once baby arrives- for our sanity, for when family and friends drop by. 

Our obsession decreased, gradually, and we moved on to chocolate chunk cookies...which are, I have to say, some of the best cookies I've ever made! I gotta make more though, we ate them all before pictures could be taken. ;) Stay tuned!

Source: Two Peas and Their Pod

 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup butter, at room temperature
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set aside.

2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Put butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on medium speed until pale and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Mix in eggs, one at a time. Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in flour mixture.

3. Stir together cinnamon and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar in a small bowl. Shape dough into balls, I used a heaping teaspoon of dough. Roll balls in cinnamon and sugar. Place cookie dough balls on prepared baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes, until edges are golden. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes and then transfer to a wire cooling rack.


  1. Mmmm, the more "frosting" the better!! I've been known to swipe more than one taste from the Biscoff jar for no reason at all. :)

  2. I've been resisting Biscoff spread, but I just might break down now. & bake cookies.

  3. I just *love* snickerdoodles!! Yours look very soft and puffy, just how I like them. :) And the biscoff spread takes them to a whole other level! Pure genius. :)

  4. Biscoff spread is SO delicious!

  5. This is the greatest idea! I've seen recipes for Biscoff frosting... but the spread on it's own is sweet enough to be on it's own as a "frosting"

  6. There is nothing, and I mean NOTHING, that is not made better with Biscoff spread. Fantastic idea!!

  7. oh wow, do these look great! What a fun idea.

  8. I've never used biscoff spread! I'm so intrigued.

  9. I love snickerdoodle cookies and I'm sure they are even better when paired with Biscoff!

  10. What a yummy idea! My youngest loves snickerdoodles and I'm all for icing them with Biscoff! Genius idea!!

  11. I just opened my first jar of Biscoff Spread...omg, where has it been all my life? Great idea to frost the cookies.


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