Lunar New Year Walnut Biscuits (Hup Toh Soh)

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Preparation Time 15 minutes Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 cookies Cost Per Serving $0.58
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1 cupFlour
1 ½ cupsWalnuts (grind 1 cup into flour, chop up the remaining into small pieces)
6 tbspCoconut Oil
1 ½ tspBaking Powder
1/3 cupHoney


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Whisk the egg in a bowl, mix in the coconut oil and honey.
  3. Combine the flour with the walnut flour, baking powder and walnut pieces.
  4. Slowly mix your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients until it forms a soft dough.
  5. Roll into little rounds the size of a golf ball and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten gently with a fork or spoon until it’s about ½ inch thick.
  6. (optional) sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes. Let cool and enjoy.


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