Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies are a popular treat in Chinese bakeries yet simple enough to be made at home.


You will need:
  • 1 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup butter, unsalted and cubed
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 3/4 cup flour, all purpose
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup and 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Almonds, thinly sliced


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour and butter. Stir until mixture is chunky.

  2. Reserve one egg. Add one egg and almond extract to batter. Mix until combined well.

  3. Add in flour, baking soda, and sugar. Mix until combined.

  4. Push and roll dough into a flattened disk shape and wrap in plastic wrap, letting chill for 2 hours.
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  6. After dough has chilled, form 1/2 inch wide balls and place on cookie sheet. Push down slightly to flatten.

  7. On top of each cookie, place an almond and push lightly to put into place. Lightly brush top of each cookie with the reserved beaten egg. Bake at 325 F for 12-15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

  8. Let cool on cookie sheet and serve.
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