Monday, January 20, 2014

Pumpkin Sunflower Crisps ~ CNY 2014



These Pumpkin Sunflower crisps are very easy to make but they can be very addictive.  Crunchy and crispy, these festive cookies will be very popular during the forthcoming Chinese Lunar New Year.







Recipe for Pumpkin Sunflower crisps

    Ingredients

    • 2 egg whites about 60 gm, lightly beaten
    • 80 gm caster sugar
    • 2 Tbsp/1 oz melted butter
    • 50 gm plain flour
    • 75 gm pumpkin kernels
    • 75 gm sunflower seeds
    • 1/4  tsp vanilla
    Method
    1. Sift flour into a mixing bowl, add in sugar, mix well.
    2. Make a well in the centre, add in the melted butter, lightly beaten egg whites, vanilla, pumpkin and sunflower seeds.  Mix till well combined.
    3. Let dough rest for 30 mins.
    4. Drop 1 level tsp of batter onto a parchment lined baking tray.  Using the back of the spoon spread thinly to any shape taking care not to overlap the seeds.
    5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 8 to 10 mins. taking care not to overbake.
    6. Let cool in tray for a while before transferring onto a wire rack to cool completely.
    7. Store crisps in an air-tight cookie jar.
    8. Yield :  50 crisps





I'm submitting this post to the Bake Along event hosted by
 Zoe of  Bake for Happy Kids, Joyce of Kitchen Flavours and Lena of Frozen Wings and the theme is 'Chinese New Year Cookies'.




24 comments:

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  1. Hi Cheah, these cookies is amazing , thanks for sharing :)

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  2. These cookies definitely are addictive. They look beautiful too.

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    1. Thank you, Veronica. Yes, very addictive!

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  3. Easy and I imagine addictive :)

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  4. Hi Cheah, anyone took one into their mouth would not stop just one. You better go and make more. I would love to try this out one day too.

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  5. Super nice photos! I love to have a bite right now but I don't have sunflower seeds,darn it. I have to get some soon.

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    1. I'd like to have your feedback should you attempt this recipe!

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  6. WOW! This is favourite snack! Keep some for me please :)

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  7. Hi Cheah,

    These light and crispy cookies seem to be a healthier treat for CNY :D

    Zoe

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  8. These cookies must be very tasty, Cheah.

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  9. Hi Cheah, these cookies look good and can also help to use up my egg whites after baking KB. Bookmarked.

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  10. Hi Cheah,
    These look addictive! If I baked this, I need strong willpower not to munch them myself!
    Thanks for linking!

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  11. I have loads of eggwhites to clear:D This recipe is perfect and looks so delicious! Pinned!

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  12. Howdy Cheah ! I think I've been away too long. Too many to catch up as well. Extremely busy. Wish I can bake some homemade new year cookies too. Yours look really inviting. Honestly, I can easily finish off one jar. hehe.....
    Enjoy your day.
    Blessings, Kristy

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  13. hi cheah, i also made some pumpkin seeds crisps last year using the premix bienetta and i think it is a nice variation apart from almond flakes. Thx again for linking!

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  14. hello Cheah, just want to confirm that the pumpkin and sunflower seeds go in after you mix all the wet ingredients with the dry... there is no instruction on this in your "method". thanks
    JoAnne: London Ontario Canada

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    1. Thanks for highlighting this to me, I've edited the post. Add the pumpkin and sunflower seeds together with the melted butter and egg whites.

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  15. Hi .. cookie tastes fantastic but problem is I cannot get the parchment paper off the cookie! Pls help! Really like this cookie😒

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    1. Maybe you got the other type of paper which is not actually parchment paper. Try to get the parchment paper from the baking ingredients shop. Good parchment paper do not stick onto your cookies.

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