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Melt-in-the-mouth Chinese Peanut Cookies made with roasted peanuts and rice flour.

Chinese Peanut Cookies

Melt-in-the-mouth gluten free Chinese Peanut Cookies using freshly roasted peanuts and rice flour. They are very easy to make and a treat for sure!
(Makes 24 cookies)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chinese peanut cookies, peanut cookies
Servings: 12
Calories: 251kcal
Author: Linda Ooi


  • cups shelled raw peanuts (225 gm)
  • 1 cup rice flour (120 gm)
  • ½ cup powdered sugar / icing sugar (60 gm)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil (120 ml)
  • White egg wash


  • Place peanuts in a single layer on a shallow baking pan. Roast at 350°F (180°C) for about 12 to 15 minutes until just lightly brown. Remove and allow peanuts to cool.
  • Grind peanuts in a food processor to as fine as possible. Pour into a large bowl.
  • Mix in rice flour, powdered sugar, and salt.
  • Pour in vegetable oil and mix well. Peanut and flour mixture should come together.
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  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Flatten slightly before placing onto parchment lined baking pan.
  • Brush top of cookie with egg wash.
  • Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for approximately 18 minutes. Remove and cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer onto wire rack to cool completely. Store in an air tight jar.
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Calories: 251kcal
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