[Samlip] Mini Yakgwa Cookies

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[Samlip] Yakgwa Cookies

Traditional Korean Cookies

[Samlip] Mini Yakgwa Cookies


Yakgwa are traditional Korean Honey Cookies. They were a royal dessert reserved for the King and his Royal Court during the Joseon Dynasty. Honey, during those times, was used as a medicinal ingredient. And these honey-soaked cookies were regarded as 'medicinal dessert'.

Nowadays, it's served as a light snack, alongside a cup of hot tea or coffee. Yakgwa is made by frying dough and soaking it ginger-infused honey for 6-8 hours. It has a slightly crunchy exterior with a soft-and-chewy inside. Many people say the taste reminds them of a donut or soft-dough cookie.

We chose Samlip's brand because the cookies are mini-sized. (We find that the regular-sized Yakgwa are often too big to finish.) These mini-yakgwa are also individually wrapped and easy to eat.

If you're looking for a simple snack to serve guests, try traditional Korean Yakgwa!

Customer Reviews

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S (England, United Kingdom)
Brilliant experience

These yakgwa cookies tasted better than Hyosung brand ones which I have tried before. Less grease, subtle sweetness, perfect with coffee or tea. Delivery was super fast, within a week of placement of the order. Lovely note included which was really sweet. 감사합니다 :)

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Sarah (Ontario, Canada)
Great purchase!

Very yummy!

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S. (Ontario, Canada)
Had to try these after watching Alchemy of Souls! Yummy!

These came in a pack of 62 yakgwas in a bag. They are snack sized and have a dense chewy texture with a hint of honey. They taste like an american donut basically. Very delicious!! I would buy again!

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Itzhak M. (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Good cookies

Vety tasty and good quality

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Maggi S. (England, United Kingdom)
Mini Yakgwa Cookies

Pleasantly surprised at the size, taste and found it interesting how they are made. I handed some of them to my Maths student who had to work out the volume before eating them. They worked hard and enjoyed the taste and wanted more. I would love to try the regular size.

Product Highlights

  • Mini size - makes it easy and fun to eat! 
  • Each Yakgwa is individually wrapped - stays fresh for longer
  • Perfect for serving alongside a cup of hot tea or coffee
  • Large bag (400g)
Product In Brief

Main Ingredients

Flour, Mulyeot (Corn Syrup), Sugar, Honey

    Storage Tips

    Expiration period: 6 months

    Before opening, store in a cool, dry area

    After opening, store in refrigerator (makes it last longer)

      What to Make

      Serve alongside a cup of warm tea or coffee

        About the Brand

        Samlip is a brand owned by the large food conglomerate SPC. They produce a variety of Korean snacks, sweets and confectionary. Their Yakgwa snack is one of their hit-items.

          How's it made? 

          Here's a recipe by a Youtuber - take a look to see the overall cooking process.
          Note: This is not representative or Samlip or their manufacturing process.

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          About The Brand

          Samlip is a brand owned by the large food conglomerate SPC. They produce a variety of Korean snacks, sweets and confectionary. Their Yakgwa snack is one of their hit-items.

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