Walnut cookies or 'Hup Toh Soh' is a Chinese cookie made of walnut which is crispy & crumbly. Easy walnut cookies recipe, great for Chinese New Year!
Mix flour, baking powder, ground walnuts, salt and sugar in a bowl. Rub butter and shortening into flour until resembles crumbs. Add in alkaline water, peanut oil and mix until the dough forms and becomes soft.
Divide dough into 20g each and flatten it a little with fork. Top with half a walnut. Brush the top with egg wash.
Bake at 170C (340F) for 30 minutes or until the top is slightly brown.
You can use either salted or unsalted butter.
You can also use 10 g butter and 10 g shortening instead of 20 g butter.