Chinese Peanut Cookies (花生饼) Recipe
Chinese Peanut Cookies (花生饼)
Roast in the oven at 160ºC for 15 mins till cooked:
300 g Raw Unsalted Peanuts (without shells)
Remove skin and chop till fine in blender
275 g Plain Cake Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
½ tsp Salt.
Place in mixing bowl and use K-beater to cream till well mixed:
(Alternatively, rub-in the butter into the flour + sugar + peanut mixture, then add egg yolk)
225 gm Butter
Finely Ground Peanuts (above)
125 gm Icing Sugar
1 Egg Yolk
Sifted Flour Mixture
1. Pinch out little portions of pastry and roll into small balls, the size of marbles
2. Place on ungreased baking tray and decorate top with a small piece of cut Red Glaced Cherry, or a fragment of peanut, or by poking a hole with a toothpick.
3. Bake in pre-heated oven at 150ºC for about 20-22 mins or until they turn slightly brown
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