Ingredients

  • Yields 50-60 cookies
  • 140 g plain flour

  • 140 g ground almonds

  • 60 g icing sugar

  • 20 g cornstarch

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • ¾ tsp baking powder

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 90 g virgin coconut oil

  • 45 g flaked almonds

  • 1 egg yolk (beaten with 1 tbsp milk or water)

Almond Cookies
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Almond Cookies

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Treat your guests to a batch of these buttery Almond Cookies this Chinese New Year. With a crumbly texture that simply melts in your mouth, this sweet treat is definitely a crowd favorite and will be wiped out in no time. Good thing it’s super easy to bake! In under an hour, this well-loved cookie will be ready for you and your loved ones to devour, fresh out of the oven.
  • Easy
  • 40 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 4 steps
  • 11 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 4 steps
  • 11 Ingredients
  • 40 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Prepare the oven and baking tray

    • Preheat oven to 150°C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
    Prepare the oven and baking tray


  2. Make the batter

    • Place the plain flour, ground almonds, icing sugar, cornstarch, salt, baking soda and baking powder into a food processor. Whizz to combine.
    • Beat the egg yolk and oil together, and pour into the food processor. Pulse until the dough has come together. If it’s still too crumbly, add a little more oil.
    Make the batter


  3. Shape the dough

    • Tip the dough out onto your work surface. Knead it lightly once or twice, then roll out to a 1 cm thickness.
    • Using a small round cookie cutter, cut out the cookies and place them on the lined baking trays. 
    • Brush each cookie with some egg wash, and top with a flaked almond.
    Shape the dough


Plate and Serve!

To pack, keep cookies in air-tight containers to maintain their freshness.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Yields 50-60 cookies
    • 140 g plain flour

    • 140 g ground almonds

    • 60 g icing sugar

    • 20 g cornstarch

    • ¼ tsp salt

    • ½ tsp baking soda

    • ¾ tsp baking powder

    • 1 egg yolk

    • 90 g virgin coconut oil

    • 45 g flaked almonds

    • 1 egg yolk (beaten with 1 tbsp milk or water)

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