Cashew Nut Cookies

Buttery and nutty, these classic and traditional cashew nut cookies are packed with natural goodness. Apart from being addictive we believe they are one of the must-have cookies of the season.

Eggs are essential for baking cookies. As they heat and set they bring structure to the cookie while the egg yolks add a richness of flavour that is unmistakeably good. Be sure to use quality eggs for your cashew nut cookies, we recommend QL Omega eggs.


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes
Makes: 60 cookies


250 gbutter
130 gicing sugar
QL Omega egg yolks
¼ tspvanilla essence
½ tspsalt
360 gplain flour
150 gground cashew nut
60 gcustard powder
½ tspbaking powder
For glazing
3QL Omega egg yolks, beaten
⅛ tspsalt
For decoration
100 gcashew nut, halved


  1. Cream together the butter, icing sugar, QL Omega egg yolks, vanilla essence and salt until just combined.
  2. Mix in plain flour, ground cashew nut, custard powder and baking powder to form a pliable dough.
  3. Place dough in between 2 sheets of plastic, roll into ½ cm thick. Cut into your preferred shape using a cookie cutter.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for around 15 - 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Cool cookies on a cooling rack.

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