It’s Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year season! And the best thing about this festival is loads and loads of good food, especially cookies, cookies and more cookies. ~Yumz~
Yeah, as you well know, I am a real cookie monster and I have this thing for baking all sorts of desserts from cakes to cookies. It’s been awhile since I baked cookies in recent times (due to my cutting calories so that I could fit into a cheongsam I bought for the CNY!) so CNY is as good a reason as any to bake, bake and bake loads of cookies!
I baked the traditional peanut cookies, pineapple rolls and I made meat floss rolls too. These are 3 of my favorites during Chinese New Year so of course, naturally I have to make these! Nothing beats home made cookies.
The traditional peanut cookies are rather easy to make if you have a food processor to help you knead the dough into this smooth, pliable dough:
So that you could shape it into these small little balls and then indent it with an icing tip:
Just form balls and wrap it around pineapple jam or pineapple paste(which can be made or bought, whichever floats your boat). Paint it with some egg wash and then, just bake for around 10 minutes or so, you get this…
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