CNY Peanut Cookies

I joined my parents to make our CNY peanut cookies during the Thaipusam holiday. Yes, don’t be surprise, my dad always helping my mum making cookies before CNY. We make it for our family members, not for sale, hehe…Mum prepared 1.2kg roasted peanuts, 1.2kg wheat flour, 1.2kg icing sugar, about 2kg “Knife” ground nuts cooking oil, and 3 egg yolks.

To prepare the peanuts, mum saute the peanuts (just the peanuts, no oil) in a wok under low fire. Continue to saute it non-stop to prevent the peanuts from over-roasted. This will ensure to get a nicely colored peanut cookies. Saute till the peanuts turn crunchy. Let it cool down and remove the skin. Blend the peanuts into powder, and pour it into a big container to mixed well with flour and icing sugar. When everything is mixed well, add peanut oil and knead until even.

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This is how it looks after mixing the peanut powder, flour, icing sugar, and ground nut cooking oil.

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The cookies are ready for baking now.

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Our home made cookies are ready, tada….

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Let it cool down before storing into an air tight container.

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7 Responses to “CNY Peanut Cookies”

  1. ai wei Says:

    wahahaha… I love this i love this! aiks.. this year still havent get a jar of peanut cookies for myself. >___<

    Hapy Chinese New Year!

  2. yammylicious* Says:

    celine.. u should take more rest!! jus get cookies from market k?! baby how u doin ya?! =)

  3. daphne Says:

    yum!! I love peanut cookies. Your dad is so hardworking to help your mum-so loving! =)

  4. New Kid On The Blog Says:

    ya, agreed with yummilicious, you shld take more rest, celine….

  5. jason Says:

    Happy CNY Celine!

  6. Sugar Bean Says:

    We really love peanut cookies! Guess you’re enjoying this now. 🙂

    Happy Chinese New Year to you!!

  7. mylittlecottage Says:

    Sugar Bean, happy CNY!

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