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Chinese Almond Cookie
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Chinese Almond Cookie with almond flour
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Almond, Cookie
Servings: 16 Making 16 cookies
Calories: 120 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 115 g butter ,softened in room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 120 g cake flour
  • 60 g almond flour
  • 1 small pinch of salt
  • 35 g to 40g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 16 whole almonds for decoration
egg wash
  • 1 tbsp. egg liquid + 1 tbsp. water
  1. Cream butter with egg yolk, sugar and almond extract  in a large mixing bowl and then sift salt, cake flour, almond flour and baking soda.

  2. Combine all the ingredients together and then knead into a dough. Cover with plastic wrapper and refrigerate for 1 hour (optional in winter).
  3. Pre-heat oven to 170 degree C.
  4. Divide the dough into 16 similar pieces and then shape each one into a round ball. Slightly flat with fingers (or if you prefer a cuter pattern, you can use forks). Then decorate whole almond in the center. Optionally, brush the egg wash.
  5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes and then let the cookies stay in the oven for another 10 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack until completely cooled. Then package with air-tight container.

Recipe Notes

The recipe is firstly published in 2014 and re-publish with new recipe and photo in 2018.


The Nutrition Facts is based on each single cookie.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Almond Cookie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.