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9 new cookies and snacks to try this Chinese New Year

01: Antoinette

  • Antoinette's cookies come in beautifully designed tin boxes

The latest Antoinette “Singapura” Cookie Tin, which consists of six special flavours made from local and premium ingredients are perfect for gifting this Chinese New Year. The savoury flavours include Curry & Cheese cookies, and Spiced Salted Egg cookies, flecked with chilli padi, curry leaves and real salted egg, and the Haebee Hiam cookies, studded with dried shrimp and sambal chilli. For sweet local flavours, there are favourites like the Ondeh Ondeh cookies coated with coconut, and aromatic Kopi Susu cookies, made from freshly grounded coffee beans. For a floral infused treat, try the Osmanthus cookies.

The Antoinette “Singapura” Cookie Tin is priced at $24. Meanwhile, the beautifully packaged Saint Honoré Gift Box priced at $75 consists of 10 special flavoured cookies: Black sesame cookie, Pineapple cookie, Almond Shortbread cookie, Orange Hazelnut Sablé cookie, Matcha cookie, Pork Floss Meringue cookie, Haebee Hiam cookie, Ondeh Ondeh cookie, Spiced Salted Egg cookie and Kopi Susu cookie.

02: Old Seng Choong

  • Old Seng Choong - Changi Picnic Series
    Old Seng Choong - Changi Picnic Series

These cookies by the newly launched Old Seng Choong at Clarke Quay Central draw their inspiration from Singapore’s diverse food cultures. The Kampong Spirit Edition includes the Changi Picnic Series – which features Satay Cookies, Cereal Prawn Cookies, Bak Kut Teh Cookies and Putu Mayam Cookies. Under the Colonial Days Edition, is the Katong Breakfast Series which includes the spicy Laksa Cookies, Gula Melaka Cookies, Gai Zai Cookies and Smokey Bakwa Cookies. There are of course the popular pineapple tarts which comes in two new versions: spicy Nonya and orange peel whose zesty flavour balances with the sweet pineapple jam. For a savoury snack, they also have their version of salted egg fish skin.

03: Crystal Jade

  • Crystal Jade CNY 2018 - Fortune Bo Lo Pineapple Tart and Almond Puff
    Crystal Jade CNY 2018 - Fortune Bo Lo Pineapple Tart and Almond Puff

Excellent for gift-giving, the elegant Eternal bliss sampling platter which comprises five different homemade items including Carrot cake, Yam cake, Water chestnut cake, Egg cake and Glutinous rice cake. Present visiting relatives and friends with Crystal Jade’s signature festive cookies; crispy-top Fortune Bo Lo pineapple tarts with a generous filling of well-balanced sweet and tart pineapple jam, and buttery almond puff cookie.

04: Paradise Group

  • Paradise Group's cute dog-shaped pastries

To usher in the Year of the Dog, Paradise Group has crafted these ultra cute dog-shaped pineapple pastry filled with tangy sweet homemade pineapple. The melt-in-the-mouth pastry is also studded with dried blueberries (the dog’s nose) and chocolate crunch (the eyes). The baked pastry is packed in a beautiful box, which is perfect as a CNY gift for friends and family. Paradise Group’s special CNY goodies include steamed lunar new year cake trio set – with carrot cake with chinese sausage, yam cake with chinese sausage and nian gao.  There’s also a chilled osmanthus cake with gula melaka.

05: Ollela

  • Ollela's crisp butter cookies

Ollella’s Pineapple Pillows come with crumbly and buttery pastry that houses a tangy, sweet and slightly spiced homemade pineapple compote. The bakery has also rolled out golden coconut cookies and butter cookies made using premium European butter and vanilla. This Chinese New Year Olella has also come up with a range of new kueh lapis including the Salted Egg Yolk,  prune rum, and Nutella kueh lapis.


06: Caffe Pralet

  • Caffe Pralet's Rose Lychee

Situated in the heart of Tiong Bahru, Caffe Pralet by Creative Culinaire has been making festive goodies for the past 11 years. This year’s Lunar New Year Collection features unique goodies such as Hei Bi Brittle Cookies, Caffe Pralet’s Signature Pineapple tarts, Lychee Rose Cookies, Hong Kong Almond Cookies, and Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Cookies.

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07: Pine Garden

  • Pine Garden's tom yum cookies

Munch on Pine Garden’s addictive and melt-in-your-mouth cookies studded with salted egg yolk, curry leaves and cereal bits as well as their sweet, savoury and spicy tom yum cookies made with butter, sugar, lime leaves, dried sakura prawns and tom yum paste.  Another sweet and savoury cookie to try is the togarashi seaweed cookies, livened up with Japanese togarashi pepper seasoning, shoyu and seaweed.


08: Simple Indulgence

  • Simple Indulgence CNY2018 Platter

Simple Indulgence has crafted a range of egg-free cookies and pineapple tarts including its new – Gluten Free Fresh Salted Egg Yolk Pineapple Tarts. The pineapple tarts are made with 100% fresh pineapples and salted egg yolks, cooked for six hours with rock sugar. Other healthy cookie options include the delicately light Egg Free 24K Gold Lucky Pops. The cookies are dusted with 24K Gold powder and comes in three flavours: Coconut Beetroot, Kyoto Matcha Ground Almond, Maldon Sea Salt Chocolate.

09: Golden Duck

The Golden Duck – Gourmet Salted Egg Yolk Fish Skin Crisps and Potato Crisps – in gold packaging

To celebrate Chinese New Year, The Golden Duck has released limited editions of their signature Gourmet Salted Egg Yolk Potato Crisps and Fish Skin, which come in shiny gold packaging. The special packages are also adorned auspicious well wishes. There will be eight variations of well wishes for customers to collect in order to win attractive prizes. Aside from munching on these addictive bites on their own, you can go one step further by adding a twist to your yu sheng platter by replacing the crackers with The Golden Duck’s Salted Egg Yolk Potato Crisps or Fish Skin Crisps.