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These cashew almond cookies are dense, and have a melt-in-mouth texture! Celebrate this Chinese New Year with these healthier cookies, made with natural cashew nut butter, and are less sweet.
As Chinese New Year is coming by, I am thinking of some new cookies to make for the kids. I usually will make some healthier version of bakes for them, which may be lesser sugar or uses healthier ingredients.
So for this year, I am trying out these cashew almond cookies, which are made using cashew nut butter and ground almond as the main ingredients!
Making Healthier Cashew Almond Cookies For Chinese New Year
These cashew almond cookies are super easy and quick to make.
You will just need to mix the oil together with the unsweetened natural cashew nut butter (or natural peanut butter), and then add in the dry ingredients. I’m using Fix & Fogg’s unsweetened natural cashew nut butter here.
Next, portion out the dough, roll them into balls and placed onto prepared baking tray. Lastly, egg wash them and bake at 150C!
It’s that simple!
What Ingredients Do I Need for These Cashew Almond Cookies?
You will need these few ingredients:
- Cake or Top Flour: We will be sifting the flour and icing sugar together.
- Icing Sugar
- Oil: Any type of neutral tasting oil will do
- Unsweetened Natural Cashew Nut Butter: If you do not have cashew nut butter, you can also use unsweetened natural peanut butter.
- Ground Almond
Other than these main ingredients, you will also need 1 egg yolk + 1 tsp of milk for egg wash.
>> MORE CHINESE NEW YEAR RECIPES:
- Pineapple Tarts (Open)
- Salted Egg Yolk Cookies
- Almond Cookies
- Pandan Coconut Cookies
- Copycat Jenny Bakery Cookies
How Do These Cookies Taste Like?
These cashew almond cookies are dense and have a melt-in-mouth texture. The cookies are also mildly sweetened, so it’s great for kids, or if you would like some healthy snacks this CNY!
How Can I Store These Cookies?
The cookies can be well kept in airtight container, in normal room temperature, up to 2 weeks or so. If you will be gifting the cookies, you can use food safe silica pack at the bottom of the container and seal the container lid with scotch tape, so that the cookies can last slightly longer.