Chinese new year kue putri salju (snow white cookies) – Buttery and nutty cookies coated in confectioner’s sugar and hence the name snow white cookies are another popular Chinese New Year cookies in Indonesia.
I’m rolling with my Chinese new year cookies this year, aren’t I ? 🙂 But I just really have to share these snow white cookies or we call them kue putri salju in Indonesia. We always have these around the house and I made them with my aunts too, so that’s why I just have to make them to bring me back to that childhood memories 🙂
I won’t bore you with another Chinese new year story, I’m sure you’ve read enough from my previous post or on the internet 🙂 At the time I’m typing this recipe up to share with you all, the cookies had vanished into thin air !!! I wasn’t the one who ate them all…. My kids love these !
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Chinese new year kue putri salju (snow white cookies)
- 1 cup butter unsalted, softened
- ½ cup confectioners sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup confectioners sugar for coating
- 1 cup finely chopped peanuts
- Cream butter and sugar at low speed. Beat in Vanilla and gradually add in flour and chopped peanuts. Continue to mix until you get a nice non-sticky dough
- Clean your hands and dust some flour on them and get ready to shape the dough into about 2-inch balls and then flatten it with your palms and shape it into a crescent shape
- Preheat your oven to 375F and lay a parchment paper on your baking sheets. Once oven is preheated, bake for 25-30 minutes or until they turn slightly brown. Let them rest for about 5 minutes and then dip them into the sugar while they are still lightly warm and then let them cool down completely before storing in air-tight container
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