A wonderful very-difficult-to-find Dutch recipe from a Dutch friend of mine. Delicious and addicting.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Dissolve the yeast in the warm water.

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  • Cut 1cup of the butter into the flour. Mix in the sugar, eggs and yeast mixture. Mix well and set aside to rise for 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Roll dough into balls and bake in a pizelle iron.

  • To Make Filling: In a saucepan boil the brown sugar, 1 cup of the butter, cinnamon and dark corn syrup until it reaches the soft ball stage (234-240 degrees F 112 -115 degrees C).

  • Split waffles in half and spread cut sides with the warm filling. Then put the halves back together.

Nutrition Facts

602.4 calories; protein 5.9g 12% DV; carbohydrates 75.3g 24% DV; fat 32g 49% DV; cholesterol 112.3mg 37% DV; sodium 253.9mg 10% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2008
I tried these in Denmark and loved them so I was delighted to come upon this recipe. These were very good easy to make. I did not cut the cookies in half to put the filling in- I used two and made it a sandwich cookie with the filling. They taste just like the ones I brought home (I saved a few to compare). I added cinnamon to the dough and only made 2/3 of the filling. I also substituted one cup of whole wheat flour to make the dough a little darker and heartier. Excellent! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2008
I tried these in Denmark and loved them so I was delighted to come upon this recipe. These were very good easy to make. I did not cut the cookies in half to put the filling in- I used two and made it a sandwich cookie with the filling. They taste just like the ones I brought home (I saved a few to compare). I added cinnamon to the dough and only made 2/3 of the filling. I also substituted one cup of whole wheat flour to make the dough a little darker and heartier. Excellent! Read More
(18)
Rating: 5 stars
12/10/2010
Delicious! They can be made in a waffle cone maker and cut with a round cookie cutter. I yielded 24 three-inch waffels and about 8 2-inch waffels which helps bring the calorie count way down. These are a lot of fun to make and I think they're going to make a nice Christmas gift. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/02/2011
Ok. These are wonderful but not as easy to make as some of the better cooks have described. Let me explain my mistakes so anyone else who wants to make these fabulous treats won't do what I did. First I did not have the ingredients to make the filling so made the cookies in the pizzelle one day. Splitting them apart is not difficult but not all the cookies split evenly -- so they did not look very pretty. I put them in a airproof container with a papertowel between layers of cookies. The problem is they harden just a bit once cool. So when I made the filling today and pressed the top cookie on top of the bottom the top broke -- on almost all of them. The cookies were not pretty but they sure were tastey. I did follow what one user did and just put two full cookies together -- it was good but too thick and cakey for my taste and not authentic. My dad was born in Holland and I visit family often over there. If anyone has suggestions on how to split the pizzelle's evenly it would be greatly appreciated! Regardless of how ugly my cookies turned out the recipe is the real deal and the cookies tasted wonderful! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2003
This recipe is a very good one. Just be careful not to overboil the filling. I share this recipe with my co-workers and they love it. It takes a little bit of time to make it but it is well worth it. My wife and Daughter really love it. And Yes I do normally do most of the cooking at my house. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2003
20 years ago I spent time in the Netherlands and ever since then I have searched for a stroopwaffels recipe. I was thrilled to find this; and these cookies are just like the real thing in Holland!! Now my family loves them as much as I do. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/15/2012
I want to ask if anyone has ever tried making the cookie in just a fry pan? I do not have a Pizelle or a waffle cone maker either and NO money to buy one. I have been wanting MORE of these cookies for years. A chat friend brought me a package of them when he came to visit me. Well when I took my first bite (not expecting much) I was so in love with them I did not stop eating till they were gone. Then I thought I would cry. Thank you so much for this recipe. My Dutch friends sent me a recipe but to translate it into US measurements was not really clear (treacle) and such. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2010
I took these to a meeting they were just great! I did add some ground walnuts and some coconut. Not a lot but enough to boost the caramel flavor up a notch! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/14/2008
I haven't tried making these yet but I just love Stroopwaffels from Holland! My Aunt went there and brought home two small boxes. I fell in love with them straight away! Never thought of finding a recipe then lo! and behold here's one! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/14/2011
this was exactly the recipe I needed. Really good! Read More
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