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Orange Sesame Almond Crisps CNY 2015 ~ 杏仁片脆饼


These healthy, nutritious crunchy crisps are always a favourite in my family during the festive season.   Not much preparation is needed to produce these crisps and only a few ingredients are required but the end result is unbelievably addictive, fragrant and yummy crisps which are difficult to refrain!






Recipe for Orange Sesame Almond Crisps  杏仁片脆饼
(adapted from  'here'  with mofidication)

    Ingredients

    • 1.1/2 eggs
    • 45 g sugar
    • 23 gm plain flour, sifted
    • 15 gm almond meal
    • 150 gm almond flakes
    • Zest from 1 orange
    • black sesame seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    Method
    1. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla till sugar has dissolved.
    2. Stir in the sifted flour, almond meal, almond flakes, orange zest and black sesame seeds, mix till just combined.
    3. Drop half teaspoon of batter onto a parchment lined baking sheet and using the back of the spoon, spread batter thinly leaving a space of about 1.1/2 inches apart for the next spoonful.
    4. Bake in a preheated oven @ 150 deg.C for about 8 to 10 mins, till light brown.
    5. Cool and store in an airtight cookie jar.
    6. Yield : 70 crisps.







    I'm linking this post to Best Recipes for Everyone Jan. & Feb.2015 Event:  Theme
    My Homemade Cookies by Fion of  XuanHom's Mom and co-hosted by
    Victoria of  Baking Into The Ether

    and to

    'My Treasured Recipes #5 - Chinese New Year Goodies (Jan/Feb 2015)' hosted by
    Miss B of  Everybody Eats Well in Flanders and co-hosted by
    Charmaine of  Mimi Bakery House

Comments

  1. i'm just admiring at how thin your crisps are.. or should i say thin is an understatement... i'm sure these thin as paper snacks are gorgeous bites at anytime of the day!

    thank you for linking this to Best Recipes

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  2. Must be very crispy
    Thanks for sharing with Best Recipes

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  3. I just bought a big packet of almond flakes two days. Definitely want to try this soon. thanks for sharing, Cheah!

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  4. Very thin and crispy indeed, and full of flavour too. I totally agree that they are addictive and one can't stop reaching for more!

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  5. And thanks for linking back, Cheah.

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  6. Hi Soke Hah, I have to bookmark this for next year or when I wish for some crispy snacks. Thanks for sharing.

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