Almond Cookies

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from Patricia Lee’s Delicious Nyonya Kueh & Desserts



125g almond strips

225g all-purpose flour

113g icing sugar

110ml corn oil

¼ tsp baking powder

¼ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

Egg wash:

1 free range egg yolk

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Fry almond strips over low heat in a dry wok until lightly golden and pound coarsely. Reserve 25g of fried almonds for topping.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix all-purpose flour, icing sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
  3. Add in corn oil and crushed almonds. Knead to form dough.
  4. Shape dough with cookie cutters and brush with egg wash. Decorate cookies with fried almonds. Bake at 160C for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Keep cookies in air-tight container when completely cool.

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