Hazelnut Cookies (榛子饼干)

 

Sharing below is a recipe taken from my collection (source: Singapore Women’s Weekly magazine, Feb 2007).

Prep: 25 min   Cook: 15 min   Makes: 36 slices

Ingredients:

  1. 175g butter
  2. 1/2 cup icing sugar
  3. 1 cup flour
  4. 1/2 cup cornflour
  5. 1/2 cup ground hazelnuts
  6. 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts to garnish
  7. icing sugar to serve (optional)

Method:

  1. Use an electric mixer to cream 175g butter, 1/2 cup icing sugar, 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup cornflour for 3 min or until light and fluffy.
  2. Fold in 1/2 cup ground hazelnuts until well combined. Chill dough in fridge for 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven at 180°C. In the meantime, shape dough into small into small balls and flatten slightly. You can also use a fork to press down on the dough.
  4. Place cookies 2 cm apart on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Sprinkle some chopped hazelnuts on top. Bake for 15 min.
  5. Serve with icing sugar (optional).

Note:

  1. The heat from each oven can differ slightly, please adjust the baking timing accordingly so that your cookies will not get burned.
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