The making of Green Pea Cookies is similar to Traditional Chinese Peanut Cookies. The proportion of green pea powder is relatively high in this recipe, thus it yields delicious Green Pea Cookies that will melt in your mouth. If you are allergic to peanut, this cookie is a great substitute to peanut cookie.

CHINESE VERSION: 青豆饼-入口即化

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

 

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies | MyKitchen101en

Yields:about 120 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 420 g green pea powder
  • 300 g plain flour
  • 160 g icing sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 210 g vegetable oil

Ingredients for egg yolk wash:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tbsp plain water

Directions:

1 Sift together plain flour, icing sugar and salt.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

 

2 Sift again into green pea powder, mix well.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

3 Add in vegetable oil gradually, mix until well combined.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

 

4 Take out 1/2 tablespoon of dough, press until firm, then shape gently into a ball.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

5 Arrange the dough balls slightly apart on a lined baking tray.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

6 Lightly press the dough balls with funnel stem to create small circles.

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7 For egg yolk wash: Mix together water and egg yolk, then strain through a sieve.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

8 Brush the top of dough balls with egg yolk wash.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

9 Bake in the preheated oven at 170°C/340°F for 20 minutes (turn the baking tray after baking for 10 minutes). After removing from oven, set aside to cool completely.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies

10 Store in airtight container when completely cooled.

Melt-In-Mouth Green Pea Cookies