Chinese New Year Recipes

Kuih Makmur on a blue plate with icing sugar

Traditional Kuih Makmur (Malay Peanut Filled Eid Cookies)

Kuih Makmur are pretty little cookies filled with crushed toasted peanuts that is a must during Eid in Singapore and Malaysia (and Indonesia and Brunei). While not as iconic as Pineapple Tarts, they do still make an appearance at our other festivals too: Diwali, Christmas and Chinese New Year. What is Kuih Makmur? So let’s …

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Biskut Kacang (Peanut Cookies, aka Biskut Mazola)

Biskut Kacang (Peanut Cookies aka Biskut Mazola)

These biskut kacang, or peanut cookies, are too easy to eat! Melt in the mouth, nutty, creamy and far too addictive. Like the pineapple tarts, they make an appearance at all festive celebrations in Singapore and Malaysia. We make then for Eid and Christmas. What is Biskut Kacang? Let’s do the name, first, shall we? …

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Pineapple Tarts (Kuih Tart) on small blue plate

Homemade Pineapple Tarts Recipe (Resepi Kuih Tart)

Pineapple Tarts, to me, are the best festive cookie in the world! And I know many Singaporeans and Malaysians will agree with me on that. I have zero willpower when there is a plate of kuih tart in front of me, I can never stop at a sensible number! Originally published on LinsFood.com What does …

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Homemade pineapple jam filled tarts

Homemade Pineapple Jam for Kuih Tart

Simplicity itself, this pineapple jam is used for filling our much loved Pineapple Tarts, or Kuih Tart, as its known locally, the personification of the festive cookie in Singapore and Malaysia. Originally published on LinsFood.com What are Pineapple Tarts? Pineapple Tarts or Kuih Tart in Malay, are actually cookies with melt in your mouth shortcrust pastry …

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