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Sunday, 7 February 2016

How To Make Chinese New Year Peanut Cookies | Peanut Cookies Recipe | 花生酥 手工餅乾

Here's a Good Luck cookies to celebrate the Chinese New Year. These cookies are melt-in-yout-mouth and very addictive, full of peanut goodnessrich and crumbly bites, also are one of my all time favourite snacks.

Makes about 35 or 16 large peanut cookies

• 35g granulated sugar
• 120g roasted peanuts 
• 100g plain flour 
• a pinch of sea salt
• 45-50g peanut oil
• 35 or 16 peanuts for garnishing
• 1 egg, beaten for glazing

1) Transfer granulated sugar to a blender into powdered sugar.
2) Use a same blender, and blend the peanuts until finely chopped.
3) In a large bowl, combine the chopped peanuts, powdered sugar, flour, salt, and peanut oil. 
4) Use your hands to mix and knead everything's until well combined. Take a small piece about 1 tsp dough, roll and make a ball. Put them on the baking sheets and repeat until all the mixture has been used up. Place a peanut in the middle of each cookies.
5) Preheat the oven to 150°C and Bake for about 16 minutes. 
6) Separate egg yolks from whites, then whisk the egg yolk thoroughly. after middle baking, brushing the surface with egg yolks and continue baking for another 8 minutes or until golden brown. 
7) Carefully transfer to a wire rack and cool completely before eating or storing in an airtight containers.

Helpful Tips:

1) You can find roasted peanuts almost anywhere in local grocery.
2) The cookies will stay fresh in an airtight containers for 3 - 5 days.
3) Depending on how big you roll the balls and you need to adjust the baking time.

Recipe Source: JosephineRecipes.Co.Uk

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