Are you a beginner at baking? Or are you looking for quick and easy cookie recipes to whip up over the weekend as Chinese New Year is approaching? Kuali is here to help! Listing here 8 Chinese New Year cookie recipes which are fool-proof and simple to make at home.

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1.Melting Moments Butter Cookies

Melting Moments Butter Cookies

These melt-in-the-mouth butter cookies can be made within 30 minutes
in just 5 simple steps. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients and pipe it into your desired shape. Pop it into the oven and be enchanted by the buttery aroma as they are baked!

2. Melting Orange Butter Cookies

Up your game by making these orange-flavoured butter cookies! The recipe comes with a video of Chef Chris demonstrating step-by-step on how to make this simple cookies. Watch till the end to learn tips on how to pipe a perfect shaped butter cookie.

3. Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

The peanut cookie is one of the most common cookies seen during Chinese New Year. Traditionally, the cookies are made with ground toasted peanuts. For convenience, you can replace the ground toasted peanut with peanut butter and the result is equally delicious!

4. Walnut Short Bread Cookies

Walnut short bread cookies

If you are not a fan of peanut, how about the healthier walnuts? This recipe incorporates coarsely chopped walnuts into simple short bread cookies, creating a crumbly yet crunchy texture for the cookies.

5. Cashew Nut Cookies

Cashew Nut Cookies

Cashew nut is a popular snack during Chinese New Year but have you tried cashew nut cookies? With slightly more steps and patience, you are able to make these cookies, which taste just like store-bought ones!

6. Almond Cookies

Almond Biscuit

Almond cookies are another familiar fare during this festive season. This is because almond cookies resemble the shape of coins, which symbolize wealth. Make these simple cookies as a gift to your friends and family to wish them prosperity in the year ahead.

If you are up for more, check out the following recipes that introduces two flavours in the cookies.

7. Mandarin Almond Cookies

Mandarin Almond Cookies

Mandarin orange is a staple fruit associated with the celebration. This recipe adds a tangy and citrusy twist to the original almond cookies by mixing in mandarin zest and orange essence.

8. Almond Chicken Floss Cookies

Almond Chicken Floss Cookies

Chicken floss or ‘rou song’ is a dried meat product commonly used as toppings on congee, rice and even on buns. Thus, there is no stopping one from adding them in cookies as well! This recipe combines the savoury chicken floss and chopped toasted almond to create the ultimate Chinese New Year cookies.

Do let us know in the comments below on how your cookies turned out! Happy Baking!

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