Chinese New Year’s Almond Cookies

Chinese New Year's Almond Cookies
Yield: 25

Chinese New Year's Almond Cookies

Chinese New Year's Almond Cookies recipe

Delicate shortbread biscuits with a fragrant almond scent, ideal with a delicate tea.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 120 g Almond Flour
  • 180 g flour 1 or flour 00
  • 35 g Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Sale
  • 1 tsp Yeast for Cakes
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 100 g Sunflower seeds or 115 g butter
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ tsp Almond Extract
  • 25 Almonds to decorate


    1. Weigh out all of the ingredients. First, combine the yolk, oil, sugar, and almond extract in a mixing bowl. After that, sift in the flour, salt, and two types of yeast.
    2. Stir and knead the dough. When you have a homogeneous paste, wrap it in plastic wrap and place it in the fridge for 1 hour.
    3. In the winter, even 30 minutes can suffice.
    4. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
    5. Cut the dough into 20 to 25 pieces. Make balls and then use your fingertip to crush them in the center. Alternatively, a cookie cutter can be used. a fork or a teaspoon Decorate each cookie with an almond and, if desired, brush with egg.
    6. Bake the cookies for 20 minutes, 15 minutes with the oven on and 5 minutes without. Allow to cool completely, preferably on a rack, before storing in a dry place.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 154Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 19mgSodium 312mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 4g

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