Monday, February 26, 2018

Gluten Free Chinese Peanut Cookies

Third post of this week's blogging marathon is dangerously addictive Chinese peanut cookies, this cookies is definitely a must for Chinese New year as well. This cookies is a melt in mouth kind of baked goodies and these cookies have their own place in every Chinese New year sweet platter. For chinese peoples, peanuts symbolize the happiness.Obviously most of Chinese New year friendly dishes have peanuts in them. Traditionally this Chinese peanut cookies is prepared with roasted peanuts, all purpose flour and pork lard, but now lighter version of cookies do exists.

Chinese peanut cookies

Now all purpose flour is replaced by rice flour and pork lard is skipped by any sort of oils. Obviously i opted for a gluten free version and egg free as well. Yes egg is used in this cookies for a final touch, egg wash is done before baking these cookies. And these cookies are very simple to bake, i picked these beautiful gluten free cookies again from Singapore Chinese Kitchen.As i told earlier, i carried these gluten free peanut cookies to my Chinese neighbour on their new year.

Peanut cookies

2 cups Roasted peanuts
1+1/4 cup Rice flour
3c/4up Icing sugar
1tsp salt
2/3 cup vegetable oil
White egg wash (i skipped)

Grind peanuts in a food processor to as fine as possible.

Take the peanut powder into a large bowl, add in the rice flour, powdered sugar, and salt.

Pour in oil and mix well until the mixture turns as a dough.

Now take a small ball from the dough and roll them as ball. Place a peanut on the top, arrange the cookies on a baking sheet lined over a baking tray.

Brush top of cookie with egg wash. (which i skipped).

Peanut Cookies, Chinese Peanut Cookies

Bake in 350F for 15-20minutes until the cookies turns slight brown.

Let the cookies gets cool completely.

Arrange them in an air tightened box.


Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Rice flour is an interesting addition. Bookmarked

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

These cookies look super inviting Priya, very nice one!

Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Rice flour cookies sounds interesting. Love the perfectly shaped cookies,looks yummy,wish to grab few from the screen.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Wow these are some guilt-free and healthy Chinese cookies. Bookmarking to try.

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

These peanut cookies look like they will just melt in the mouth. They sound sooo easy to make too.

Ria Samuel said... Reply To This Comment

Cookies with rice flour sounds so different!

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

These cookies look so buttery and chewy. Delicious.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

They sound unique and interesting. Good one.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

The cookies look very interesting with rice flour . I must say you have a treasure of recipes !

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting set i=of ingredients for the cookies!Bookmarking this to try Priya. They look so good!

sushma said... Reply To This Comment

Perfectly done, looks great

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

I made the vegan almond cookies for a theme and loved it. The cookie with oil was so different and I was almost scared to try it. Looks so beautiful Priya!

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Looks lovely Priya ! Must be bursing with peanut flavor! Perfect treats for the occasion

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

I'm sure my hubby will love these cookies as he's a huge fan of anything with peanuts.

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

like this version with rice flavor to make it gluten free, I've made the other version with apf but I think I would like to try these also

code2cook said... Reply To This Comment

already commented here

These peanut cookies with rice flour is superb combination. will give it is a try, looking crunchy and really tasty. with rice flour shape has come really well.