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Savoury Chicken Crispies ~ CNY 2012

Sweet goodies are usually served to visitors during Chinese New Year and very rarely do we see anything that is savoury.  So for this year, I made something different ~ Savoury Chicken Crispies.  They taste delicious and family members do agree with me that this is something different from the norm and gave the thumbs up!

These savoury cookies have a slight tinge of chicken flavour and I'm sure they'll stand out amongst their sweetie counterparts during this festive season.

Recipe for Savoury Chicken Crispies

  • 1 cup/125 gm plain flour - sifted
  • 60 gm butter
  • 100 gm chicken flavoured potato chips - crushed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp chicken granules
  • 1/8  tsp salt
  • 2  Tbsp milk
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1 egg yolk + 1/8 tsp water to glaze
  1. Place the sifted flour, crushed chips, chicken granules and salt in the food processor bowl.  Add butter.  Pulse for 15 seconds or until fine and crumbly.
  2. Add in the egg yolk, process for 5 seconds or until mixture forms a soft dough. 
  3. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface, knead for a while.
  4. Wrap up the dough with cling film and let chill in the fridge for 30 mins.
  5. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick in between 2 plastic sheets.
  6. Cut with a cookie cutter.  Arrange cookies on a parchment lined baking tray.
  7. Apply egg glaze and sprinkle on some sesame seeds.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for about 10 mins.
  9. Makes  30 cookies.

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  1. Wow, your cookies is so special, adding potato chips, this is new to me..

  2. Something different, have not tried making a savory cookie yet, sounds delicious!

  3. I've never tried this savory cookie before. Look good, I'm sure my hubby would love this.

  4. Perhaps you may like to try it and see his response.

  5. cheah, this is a brilliant idea using potato chips and chicken granules..must be so yum!! wishing you a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

  6. Whoa Cheah, you certainly making loads of cookies for your family this year. This looks awesome. Very crispy too!
    Hope you're going to have a great time.
    'gong xi fatt cai'

  7. How interesting and creative! Reminds me of "kai chai peang". Have not eaten those in eons. Wishing you a very Happy and Prosperous New year!

  8. How interesting and creative! Reminds me of "kai chai peang". Have not eaten those in eons. Wishing you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

  9. oh, my, I think I'd love these...thanks for sharing!!

  10. Hope you had a lovely New Year celebration. What an unusual way to make biscuits, great idea. I am a sucker for chips so I know I'll really like it :)


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