Stroopkoeken (Dutch Caramel Cookies) Recipe

Stroopkoeken (Dutch Caramel Cookies) Recipe

Similar to the more well-known "stroopwafel", and just as delicious, these caramel-filled cookies can be baked in a regular oven.
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  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Mix the butter with the sugar, salt, and the egg.
  3. Step 3

    Add the flour and baking powder and knead until mixed. Cover and allow the cookie dough to rest for 1 hour in the fridge.
  4. Step 4

    Warm the syrup in a small saucepan and stir in the sugar, butter, and cinnamon. Set aside and allow to cool to lukewarm.
  5. Step 5

    Preheat the oven to 340 F/170 C. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  6. Step 6

    Flour a clean work surface and roll the chilled dough out to a thickness of 1/16-inch/2 mm.
  7. Step 7

    Score the dough in a grid-pattern (optional). Using a cookie cutter with a diameter of about 3-inches/8 cm, cut cookie rounds from the dough and place on the cookie sheet.
  8. Step 8

    Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
  9. Step 9

    Spread a layer of syrup on the flat side of half of the cookies and cover with the remaining cookies.
  10. Step 10

    Serve warm and enjoy!