Sunday, January 22, 2017

Peanut Cookies

Chinese New Year Peanut Cookies

Ingredients: (Yields 79 cookies)

180g butter, softened
60g icing sugar, sifted
1/4 tsp salt
180g plain flour
20g corn flour
200g finely ground roasted peanuts

Glazing:  1 egg, beaten

  • Sift plain flour and corn flour together.  Set aside.
  • Cream butter, icing sugar and salt until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in flours and ground peanut to achieve a soft dough.  Put dough into a plastic bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Scoop out portions of dough (8g each) and roll into balls and place them onto a lined baking tray.  Then with the end of a straw press lightly onto the cookie to form the indentation. Glaze the cookies with beaten egg.
  • Bake cookies in a preheated oven at 180°C (or 160°C fan-forced) for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.


  1. These peanut cookies must tasted amazing! Are the peanuts ground finely or just like hazelnut meal?

    1. The roasted peanuts were ground quite finely. But I supposed it's up to one's preference.

  2. nice spread of peanut cookies. Hard work to make but definitely worth it.

    1. Yeah it's definitely worth the effort when you bite into the cookies. They taste absolutely fantastic.

  3. What kind of peanut to use for making type of cookies?.....Vivien

    1. I used red skin Spanish peanuts which I dry roasted them before grinding.


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