8 Chinese New Year Treats That Will Bring You Luck

Gong xi fa cai!

In Chinese culture, peanuts are known as longevity nuts, symbolizing vitality, so they’re a must on the table during the New Year festivities. A special way of preparing shelled peanuts for Chinese New Year is by coating them in a mixture of flour and syrup to be fried or baked until they appear golden brown in color.

 

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Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.