Chinese Almond Brownies

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“This is a very easy, delicious Brownie recipe that tastes like a Chinese Almond Cookie. It uses one of my favorite ingredients Sweetened Condensed Milk.”
20 Brownies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1 cup ground blanched raw almonds
  • 1 (14 ounce) can condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten, with
  • 1 12 teaspoons water
  • 20 whole blanched almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Lightly grease a 9 inch square pan with butter.
  3. In a medium sized bowl stir the vanilla wafer crumbs and ground almonds.
  4. Stir in condensed milk and almond extract until mixture is moistened.
  5. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  6. Brush top of batter with some of the egg yolk mixture.
  7. Press whole blanched almonds onto top making 4 by 5 rows, spacing evenly.
  8. Brush surface with remaining egg yolk wash.
  9. Bake brownies for about 25 minutes.
  10. Cool completely in pan.
  11. Cut brownies leaving a whole blanched almond in the middle of each brownies.
  12. Remove brownies carefully with spatula.

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