Just like Christmas, Chinese New Year is the most wonderful time of the year, except that it is held during January or February. This much-awaited holiday means getting together with family and friends, sharing stories over a feast of amazing home cooking, giving gifts, as well as enjoying games and karaoke all night long. Of course, the games would be more fun when you have the best bag of Chinese New Year goodies to snack on. They are great as gifts, too! With an extensive variety of Chinese New Year goodies in the market, which then is the best Chinese New Year goodie? In our Best of Food series, we have curated the latest 10 Best Chinese New Year CNY Goodies in Singapore, providing quality recommendations to suit your celebration needs and budget.
This 2023, Chinese New Year will fall on 22 January. So before that, make sure that you check out all the great deals here to make your celebration more festive.
This post was last updated on 4 January 2023.
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Best CNY Goodies in Singapore
In every Southeast Asian country, expect that you’d see a kueh in every gathering. We just love snacking in those little dessert bites! So of course, the Glory Kueh Bankit is present in this list. Basically, Kueh Bankits are light and delicate cookies made with tapioca and coconut cream. They are so light that they would actually melt in your mouth! That said, we are not so surprised why both children and adults cannot seem to get enough of these cookies.
Even if you are buying your kueh at Amazon, rest assured that every cookie is handmade and fresh. Bonus is that the cookies come in a cute little reusable jar. But beware, a single whiff of the package would give you large amounts of coconut fragrance so get ready to snack on the cookies all at once!
Why buy this:
- Handmade, with no preservatives added
- Famous Chinese New Year snack
- Full of Coconut fragrance
- Light and decadent
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Don’t worry if you’re not a baker; it’s easy to find delicious cookies for the new year. Royal Dansk is one of our favourite brands for butter cookies because it has been satisfying cookie lovers with genuine Danish butter cookies imported from Denmark. Therefore, all of the classic buttery and crisp cookies they sell have an entirely butter flavour, though some also have a flavourful coconut or vanilla twist. In addition, we like how each bite of these cookies delivers just the right amount of buttery crispiness and melt-in-your-mouth softness, which makes them an excellent choice for any occasion. The best part is that the cookies are made with non-GMO ingredients and contain no artificial ingredients, preservatives, or colours, so they stay true to Danish baking traditions.
Why buy this:
- Perfect balance of crispness and melt-in-your-mouth goodness
- Uses non-GMO ingredients
- Perfect for gifting
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If you prefer to snack on something salty for CNY, then Shermay’s Singapore Fine Food Small Prawn Cracker is the best option for you. This is also a great snack in case you and your friends decide to open those liquor bottles catching dust in your home. Not only are these prawn crackers perfectly tasty, but they melt in your mouth as well after you have munched on their crunchy surfaces.
Why buy this:
- No artificial flavouring or colouring
- Gluten- and MSG-free
- Resealable packaging
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The Hup Chong Crispy Pork Floss is another salty snack that you should try. It’s no secret that the Chinese love pork floss, but a crispy version is something a little different. This Crispy Pork Floss is made entirely in Singapore with natural ingredients, and we must say that the airy crunchy bits of tasty porky goodness explodes with flavour with each bite. It also has a slightly sweet note that complements congee, bread, salads, and many other Chinese favourites! Even so, the perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness makes it delicious on its own. Also, it comes in a set of two, so you can give one to someone you love and one to yourself!
Why buy this:
- Proudly crafted in Singapore
- Made using 100% natural ingredients
- Zero added MSG, artificial flavouring or colouring and preservatives
- Great for gifting
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During CNY celebrations in Singapore, pineapple tarts are a popular treat. It’s hard to blame people, though. Pineapples are not only delicious, but they are also thought to bring “good fortune” by the Hokkiens. Gin Thye is one of the best places in Singapore to get your pineapple tart fix. Their pineapple tarts come in different shapes, like flowers and balls. There are also a number of variants of the product that have been infused with extra flavourings such as cheese, cranberries, and white rabbit. Even better, we think this is also ideal for gifting because of the lovely packaging.
Why buy this:
- Comes in different shapes and flavours
- Good reviews on Shopee
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With their wide selection of delectable artisan handcrafted goodies, Butter Studio ensures a prosperous Chinese New Year celebration. As well as pineapple tarts, they also serve traditional classics based on local heritage and contemporary fusion favorites, all of which are ideal for you and your loved ones this holiday season. Plus, all of their products are Halal-certified and freshly baked every day!
Their CNY special, the Luxe Prosperity Cupcake Box, is definitely worth trying. Your celebration will definitely be livened up with these delicious artfully crafted and limited edition cupcakes. They are also available in three different flavours: red velvet, french vanilla, and Belgian chocolate.
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Mdm Ling Bakery is the best place to get Chinese New Year Goodies if you absolutely love cookies. Your cravings will be more than satisfied with their extensive selection of cookies. In addition to being delicious, their treats are Halal-certified and vegan-friendly, making them accessible to everyone.
The Abundance Set offers two cookie flavours in one gift for CNY. In this box you will find a standard size of New Zealand’s premium Anchor Butter Cookies as well as a Himalayan Salt Chocolate Almond Cookie. Further, the packaging is lovely and festive, featuring vibrant colors and exotic florals!
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8. Aunty Hong
Would you like to splurge on Chinese New Year goodies? It’s time to meet the improved version of The Treasure Chest this year! Creating your own treasure trove of Auntie Hong goodies is easy with this Auntie Hong goodies bundle. This bundle includes two tins, two glass jars, two containers, two teas, two Aunty Hong Limited Edition Bamboo plates, and an Aunty Hong silk table runner. You can really feel the holiday spirit with this bundle, which includes an exquisite but traditional-looking package!
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9. Wang Lai Bakery>
Goodies made affordable for all
Chinese New Year is a season to be celebrated and enjoyed by all of us, which is why Wang Lai Bakery offers treats that are affordable to all! This Large CNY Goodies Bundle allows you to get all your CNY Goodies at once at a bundled price. You can choose from a variety of tarts and cookies, as well as rolls, sticks, and chips, among other things, so you’ll never be bored!
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You can start living a healthier lifestyle in 2023 at Delcies. They bake treats specifically for people with sensitive stomachs, so you can be certain to get tasty treats that meet your dietary requirements. There are also organic, egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, keto-friendly, baby-friendly, and diabetic-friendly cakes. So this CNY 2023, you should try their Vegan Folded Love Letters, which are dairy-free, eggless, and contain less sugar too! In addition, they are hand-roasted over a charcoal fire, which ensures that every bite retains a crispiness and a taste that is both delicious and guilt-free.
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We hope that our guide on the 10 Best Chinese New Year CNY Goodies in Singapore will help you find the best goodies for your Chinese New Year 2023 celebration. If you found this useful, please share it with your friends and family!
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