A Taste of Vietnam – Try These Delicious Vietnamese Cookies!

For those who like to explore new flavors, these Vietnamese cookies are the perfect treat. Drawing from centuries-old culinary traditions, this recipe brings a unique blend of spices and flavors that will tantalize the taste buds.

With a generous helping of cardamom and coconut, these cookies offer a complex explosion of sweet and savory in every bite. The crunchy texture is contrasted by the gooey, nutty interior, creating an unforgettable fusion of Asian-inspired ingredients and flavors.

What You Need:

  • 1/2 cup cardamom
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cardamom, sugar, salt, and coconut. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and eggs until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir the honey, almonds, and raisins into the egg mixture, then mix with the dry ingredients.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Form the dough into walnut-sized balls, and place them on a greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool before serving.

These Vietnamese cookies are a delightful combination of crunchy and soft, with bursts of sweetness and spices in every bite. Enjoy them as an afternoon snack with a cup of tea, or serve them for dessert after a traditional Vietnamese meal.

If you’re looking for more Asian-inspired cookies, check out our recipes for Chinese almond cookies, sticky rice mooncakes, or green tea fortune cookies. With a little bit of exploration and creativity, you can experience the wide array of flavors and dishes that the Asian continent has to offer.