Dragon Fruit Bak Kwa, Truffle Pineapple Tarts & Other Unusual CNY Yummies To Buy Online

Make your guests go "Ooh never had this before!"

Cover image via Kemaman Fat Boy & Cubes.Co

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1. "Traditional Chinese Medicine" Yee Sang

As its name suggests, this is not your typical yee sang. This 'Traditional Chinese Medicine' yee sang gift box by It's Herbs comes with around 10 healthy ingredients:
– Red dates
– Wolfberry
– Longan
– Biscuits
– Sesame
– Rice bran
– Bergamot
– Hawthorn
– Tangerine peel
– Pumpkin seeds

It's topped with crushed peanuts, crispy pepper powder, and five spice powder. Each box also includes indigestion tea therapy and five-finger fig root soup.

You can buy it here.

2. Truffle pineapple tarts

Image via Cubes.Co
Image via Cubes.Co
Image via Cubes.Co

For something a lil' different, try these homemade pineapple tarts made with truffle oil. Based in Bukit Jalil, a home-based chef who runs bakery studio Cubes.Co came up with these for this CNY.

You can buy it on

3. Bacon cookies

Cake Tella was started by a then 23-year-old Eddie three years ago, who wanted to specialise in crafting cakes with alcohol. This CNY, he's selling crunchy pork bacon cookies! 

The cookies have a combination of dark chocolate chips with bits of porky goodness. Savoury and sweet in one. YUM.

You can buy it

4. Dragon fruit bak kwa

Image via Kemaman Fat Boy
Image via Kemaman Fat Boy
Image via Kemaman Fat Boy

What's CNY without bak kwa? If you're looking for a 'healthier' option, these dehydrated dragon fruit 'bak kwa' are a perfect addition to the snack table this year. Less calories, no grease, and still yummy! 

You can buy it on

5. Boozy CNY cookies

CNY cookies are a must but if you want something to get 'em aunties and uncles feeling a little happier than usual, add these alcoholic ones to the mix. Hehe.

Recca Pie Shop is selling Kahlua espresso soft cookies and Breton biscuits with liquor, both of which are already pretty low on stock so you'll need to rush to get your hands on them. 

You can order them here. Contact them on WhatsApp.

If those aren't your kind of thing, you can get these CNY goodies instead:

If you haven't prepped your CNY outfit yet, here are some online shops selling cheongsams:

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