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Chinese Peanut Cookies
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7 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 50MINS

Chinese Peanut Cookies

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These traditional Chinese Peanut Cookies are sweet morsels of peanutty goodness that crumble and melt in your mouth. This popular Chinese New Year treat is so easy to make and irresistibly delicious.
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Wok & Skillet
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These traditional Chinese Peanut Cookies are sweet morsels of peanutty goodness that crumble and melt in your mouth. This popular Chinese New Year treat is so easy to make and irresistibly delicious.
50MINS
Total Time
$0.37
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Dry Roasted, Unsalted Peanuts
1 1/2 cups
Dry Roasted, Unsalted Peanuts
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Salt
1 pinch
Peanut Oil
3/4 cup
Peanut Oil
Egg
1
Egg
yolk only, lightly beaten
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
341
Fat
23.7 g
Protein
6.6 g
Carbs
28.7 g
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Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Grind the Dry Roasted, Unsalted Peanuts (1 1/2 cups) into a fine powder using a food processor.
step 2 Grind the Dry Roasted, Unsalted Peanuts (1 1/2 cups) into a fine powder using a food processor.
step 3
In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground peanuts, All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) and Salt (1 pinch). Mix well.
step 3 In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground peanuts, All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) and Salt (1 pinch). Mix well.
step 4
Pour Peanut Oil (3/4 cup) over the peanut mixture and knead with your fingers until a dough forms.
step 4 Pour Peanut Oil (3/4 cup) over the peanut mixture and knead with your fingers until a dough forms.
step 5
Take about 1 teaspoon of the dough and form it into a ball by squeezing the dough in your hand first, then gently rolling it in between your palms. If the dough crumbles too easily, add more oil to the dough.
step 6
Arrange the cookie dough balls about an inch apart on a cookie sheet.
step 6 Arrange the cookie dough balls about an inch apart on a cookie sheet.
step 7
Lightly beat the Egg (1) and brush it on the top of each cookie.
step 7 Lightly beat the Egg (1) and brush it on the top of each cookie.
step 8
Bake for about 20 minute or until they turn a nice golden brown.
step 8 Bake for about 20 minute or until they turn a nice golden brown.
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Dairy-Free
Asian
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Chinese
Vegetarian
Dessert
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