Last Minute Chinese New Year Bake Off : Peanut Butter Cookies


++Notes001 // Use unsalted or unsweetened peanut butter.

// Adapted from <<每天都是饼干日>>
// Yields  24 cookies


  • 90g top flour, sifted
  • 50g brown sugar
  • 20g honey
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 egg
  • 60g unsalted butter, softened
  • 50g peanut butter, or better, make homemade ones
  • 50g roasted skinless peanuts, slightly grounded for garnishing


01. In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and softened butter. Mix well with a hand whisk.
02. Add honey, brown sugar and salt, whisk to mix well.
03. Add egg to the mixture, in 2 portions, and whisk till ingredients are well incorporated.
04. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda and baking powder, and mix well.
05. Pour the flour into the butter mixture, and use a metal spoon to stir it into a dough.
06. Pour half of the grounded peanuts (25g) into the mixture and stir briefly to incorporate.
07. Weigh 10g of dough, and roll it into a ball.  Place it on a lined baking tray, and flatten it with palm.
08. Top each cookie with the remaining ground peanuts.
09. Bake in a preheated oven (180C/350F) for 8-10 minutes.
10. Cool completely before storing in airtight containers.

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