Chinese Peanut Cookies
Melt-in-the-mouth Chinese Peanut Cookies made using rice flour. A favorite during the Chinese New Year and popular throughout the year.
(Makes 40 cookies)
chinese peanut cookies, peanut cookies
shelled raw peanuts
/ icing sugar (90 gm)
White egg wash
Place peanuts in a single layer on a shallow baking pan. Roast at 350°F (180°C) for about 12 to 15 minutes until just lightly brown. Remove and allow peanuts to cool.
Grind peanuts in a food processor to as fine as possible.
Pour into a large bowl. Mix in rice flour, powdered sugar, and salt. Pour in oil and mix well. Peanut and flour mixture should come together.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Flatten slightly before placing onto parchment lined baking pan.
Brush top of cookie with egg wash.
Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for approximately 18 minutes.
Remove and cool in pan for 10 minutes.
Transfer onto wire rack to cool completely. Store in an air tight jar.
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