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Okara Cookies with Caramelized Nuts

Okara Cookies with Caramelized Nuts

Crispy okara cookie with flavorful caramelized nuts. You can make and handle this dough easily.

Ingredients

Fresh okara
50 g
☆Cake flour
50g
☆Baking powder
1/3 teaspoon
☆Sugar
20g
☆Salt (omit if you are using salted nuts)
a pinch
Canola oil (or vegetable oil)
2-3 tablespoons
Mix nuts (any nuts you like)
40g
・Sugar
15g
・Water
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Use your favorite nuts. Roast briefly in the oven or a pan. Finely chop the nuts into 5mm - 1cm pieces.
2. Put the sugar and water marked・in a pan and heat. When the mixture is bubbling, and it becomes brown and thickened like the picture above, add the nuts.
3. Remove from the heat and stir. Put the nuts onto a wax paper sheet and let dry and cool.
4. Put the ingredients marked ☆ and the fresh okara in a bowl, and mix well.
5. Add 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Check the dough and add more oil or soy milk if necessary. Refer to the Helpful Hints.
6. Add nuts into the bowl, and divide the dough into 20 - 24 balls. Squash to flatten.
7. Bake in a preheated oven at 340F/170C for 22 - 30 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I often bake these okara cookies at home. I put caramelized nuts in them, which my family loves.