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Li Hing Mui Cookies

Nothing is more unique to Hawaii than li hing mui.  Here is a delicious li hing mui cookie recipe from Deirdre Todd.
Posted By: Deirdre K Todd
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Christmas, Hawaii
Servings 3 Dozens
Calories 997 kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Wax paper
  • Oven
  • Shallow Dish


  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons li hing powder


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons li hing powder


  • To make this li hing mui cookie recipe, in a mixing bowl; cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Onto waxed paper; sift  dry ingredients.
  • Stir into butter mixture. Refrigerate dough 3 hours until dough is firm.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a shallow dish; combine coating ingredients together.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoons into coating mixture.
  • Bake 10-2 minutes.
  • Makes 3 dozen.


Calories: 997kcalCarbohydrates: 218gProtein: 18gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 694mgPotassium: 410mgFiber: 4gSugar: 134gVitamin A: 466IUCalcium: 135mgIron: 6mg
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