10 BEST Chinese New Year Snacks To Buy Or Gift Others

With Chinese Lunar New Year getting closer, I believe everyone have a list of "must buy" CNY snacks to prepare and treat their guests who are coming to their house. 

If you still have not decide on what snacks to buy. We’ve rounded up ten of our favourite Chinese New Year MUST HAVE Snacks this year!

1) Melt in the mouth Almond Cookies @baijiaxingofficial 

Chinese New Year is a time for giving gifts to express respect and affection. Make your CNY gifts  stand out from the rest with @baijiaxingofficial , as all their cookies tins contain different Chinese surnames (more than 400 you can choose from) on beautiful magnets.

I love their melt in the mouth Almond Cookies ($25.80). It is crisp, buttery and full of almond flavor. The cookie is perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.😋 Another must try is their Golden Pineapple ($27.80)! The golf ball shaped pineapple tart is buttery, moist and generously stuffed with pineapple fillings. 

NEW OFFERING this year is the Mushroom Crisp ($26.80). It’s crunchy and flavourful! 

 2) Assorted Butter Cakes @cedelesingapore

Looking forward to those delicious and mouth watering CNY cookies and snacks? So am I! 

Check out @cedelesingapore’s festive delights that suit most dietary needs – healthy-ish, gluten-free, vegan and delicious! 

The reigning bestseller at Cedele for many years, Pineapple Pocket Pie ($22.80) combines lightly sweetened pineapple jam with melt-in-your-mouth buttery pastry. 

Almond & Seed Florentines ($21.50) is a guten free crunchy treat that’s packed full of healthy nuts and seeds. 

A range of eggless and baking powder free cookies are available, including Lemongrass Pistachio ($21.50) which has a subtle hint of lemongrass in this unique pistachio cookie, elevating it to the next level. As a bonus, the eggless cookies are also all baking powder free, thus extending the shelf life of the cookies without the use of preservatives. 

A sure-win at all gatherings, the Assorted Butter Cake Gift Box ($42) is the perfect sampler set to bring. There are four flavours to satisfy all tastes – Red Velvet Marble, Yuzu Cranberry, Almond Semolina Sugee, and Double Chocolate Walnut.

These auspicious cookies and cakes are definitely perfect for gifting too! 

3) Piggy Pineapple Balls @dbunsg

TOO CUTE TO EAT!!! These Piggy Pineapple Balls ($30.80/box) from @dbunsg are perfect for ushering in the Year of the . Light and buttery crust enclosing handmade pineapple jam that’s super addictive and yummy! 

D’Bun carries a wide range of Chinese New Year 🍊🍊 goodies and you will be spoilt for choices! If you still prefer the traditional Pineapples 🍍 tarts, you can go for their BEST SELLING Pineapples 🍍 Tarts ($22.80/Tin), available in 3 flavours (Original, Raspberry and Cranberry).

Another NEW product is their Auspicious Piggie Bao ($26.80 per set of 15 pcs) that are handmade with love and filled with smooth, creamy Lotus Seed Paste. The Cempedak Kueh Lapis ($42.80/cake) is also NEW and MUST TRY! The cake is filled with real fruit and it is soft, delicious and fragrant! Their Mini Crispy Love Letters ($23.80/Tin) and Shrimp Roll ($16.80/Tin) is also a MUST HAVE!

Check out their website to see their full range of cookies and adorable bao! 

4) Chilli Crab Seaweed Tempura @thegoldenduck.sg

Stock up on these delicious snacks from @thegoldenduck.sg to treat your guests when they visit you Or, save them all for yourself! They are so tasty and simply irresistible! 

@thegoldenduck.sg launches a LIMITED EDITION CHINESE NEW YEAR GIFT SET (TGD Plushie included!) at $68. My favourite is the Chilli Crab 🦀 Seaweed Tempura and Salted Egg Yolk Fish Skin  Crunchy Crisps ! 

2 x Chilli Crab Seaweed Tempura 
2 x Salted Egg Yolk Fish Skin Crunchy Crisps 
1 x Salted Egg Crab Seaweed Tempura 
1 x Salted Egg Yolk Potato Crisps 
1 x TGD Plushie (choice of Chilli Crab, Salted Egg Crab, Fish Skin, Potato Crisps or Duck - please specify design in 'order notes' at checkout).

 5) Mala Cookies @oldsengchoong

Check out @oldsengchoong wide range of cookies that comes with a local twist! 😊
- Bak Kut Teh Cookies 肉骨茶饼
- Cereal Prawn Cookies 麦片虾饼
- Coffee Cookies 咖啡饼
- Curry Cookies 咖喱饼
- Earl Grey Cookies 伯爵茶饼
- Goreng Pisang Cookies 香蕉饼 (Out of Stock)
- Gula Melaka Cookies 椰糖饼
- Hae Bee Hiam Cookie 虾米香饼 (NEW)
- Kueh Kosui Cookie 卡穗糕饼 (NEW)
- Laksa Cookies 叻沙饼
- Lavender Cookies 薰衣草饼
- Mala Cookies 麻辣饼
- Pandan Coconut Cookies 香兰椰子饼
- Salted Egg Yolk Cookies 咸蛋黄饼
- Satay Cookies 沙爹饼
- Smokey Bakwa Cookies 烟熏肉干饼

My personal favorite is their Mala Cookies 麻辣饼 and the NEW Hae Bee Hiam Cookies 虾米香饼! They are fragrant, spicy, crunchy and gives a flavourful kick to every bite!!!😋 And one thing for sure we can’t go without during CNY is the Pineapples tart!!! Old Seng Choong have 3 kind of Pineapples tarts (Original, Salted Egg and Yuzu). I really like the Salted Egg one! It is a perfect match of sweet aromatic pineapple jam and Singaporean favourite - Salted Egg!

All the cookies and pineapples tarts comes in a beautiful unique tin and they are definitely a perfect CNY gifts for friends and family.


 Super SHIOK, it was my first time tasting potatoes chips with Hae Bee Hiam Sauce 🌶🦐 (Spicy Dried Shrimp Sambal)!

Redefine your snacking experience with @papapengsg NEW Chip & Dip ($8 per box and $15 for 2 boxes) today. Each box comes with a packet of LIGHTLY SALTED POTATO CHIPS & HAE BEE HIAM DIP!  I like it how they packaged the chips together with dip in a all-in-one convenient box. It is the perfect snack to wow your guest this CNY! 

From now till 3 Feb, you can grab them at pop-up stalls at the atriums of @tangssg@vivocitysingapore @marinasquaresg and their online store.

7) Pandan Chiffon Cookies@primadelisg

During CNY, you may find boxes of pineapple tarts, cookies, nuts and spring rolls all stacked up on the table of each house awaiting the relatives and friends to devour. 

If you have not started stocking your CNY snacks, head over to @primadelisg as they carry close to 30 varieties of Chinese New Year goodies from the must-have Supreme Pineapple Tarts(御品凤梨挞)and the festive treats to the all-new Prosperity Cookies (Available at all PrimaDéli outlets islandwide, from 27 December 2018 to 04 February 2019). 

Take your pick from nine Prosperity Cookie flavours!!! All-new flavours this festive season include the Chicken Floss Cookies (鸡肉松饼) - inspired by the local favourite chicken floss and baked into a crumbly cookie delight. Fans of the pandan chiffon cake can also enjoy the iconic flavour with an aromatic punch of fresh pandan leaves and coconut with the Pandan Chiffon Cookies (香兰戚风饼).

Other new cookie flavours include the light and fragrant Earl Grey Cookies (伯爵茶饼), crunchy Pistachio Cookies(开心果饼)and sweet cranberry-studded Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies (蔓越莓南瓜饼). For Pineapples Tart lovers🍍, don’t miss their perennial favourite Supreme Pineapple Tarts(御品凤梨挞), well-loved for its buttery pastry and sweet tangy pineapple jam. These symbols of good fortune are delicately handcrafted and made with premium ingredients, from the butter to the freshly-grated premium pineapples.

8) Assorted Nuts Platter @taisun.sg

Nuts are staple snacks during the Lunar New Year.! I love @taisun.sg nuts! Founded in 1966, Tai Sun offers a wide selection of nuts like peanuts, cashews, pistachios, groundnuts and almonds. They also have other lip-smacking CNY snacks like Love Letters, Pineapple Tarts and Almond Cookies! Their Assorted Nuts Platter is definitely a must have for CNY!

9) Salted Egg Yolk Salmon Fish Skin with Crispy Silver Fish @yumchasg

Have you started munching or stocking up your CNY’s snacks?
One of the all time favorite CNY snack is definitely the Salted Egg Fish Skin! I love @yumchasg Salted Egg Yolk Salmon Fish Skin! Available in 2 tasty flavours- Original Salted Egg Yolk Salmon Fish Skin and Salted Egg Yolk Salmon Fish Skin with Crispy Silver Fish. They are crisp, savoury, fragrant and very addictive. •

BUY 5 PACKETS AND GET 1 PACKET FREE!!! Hurry, time to stock them for this Lunar New Year and share it with your family and friends! 

10) Rose pineapple tarts @bakerzin.sg 

Gone with the dog and in with the pig. With the Chinese New Year just less than a week away, @bakerzin.sg celebrating the year of the pig with a bunch of Chinese New Year treats! 

This year, Bakerzin is launching fresh new flavours, along with their well-loved best-sellers

Enjoy the the best-selling golden Original Pineapple tarts, or try the Assorted pineapple tarts with new flavours such as Rose, and Orange pineapple tarts.

If you prefer something out of the norm, you can go for their different can go for their Sesame tarts, a heavenly treat with rich and aromatic roasted sesame paste. 

There are also three NEW exciting flavours (Black Sesame, Matcha, Orange Cookies) along with three all-time favourites (Coffee, Chocolate, Coconut Chia Seed Cookies). 

Start stocking and stuff yourselves silly this CNY with Bakerzin’s CNY treats! 



  1. Love eating Salted Egg Yolk Salmon Fish Skin with Crispy Silver Fish. Hope hotel serves this kind of Snacks.