Philippine Butter Cookies17 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 12 min
- Ready In: 17 min
“These are also called Puto Seco. This is a tasty, butter cookie that is complimented with a cup of tea. The cornstarch in the recipe makes them light and crunchy.” - by John Pacheco
Original recipe yields 5 dozen
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
- In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking powder until well blended. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Amount Per Serving (60 total)
- 74 cal
- 3.3 g
- 10.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (17)Rate This Recipe
"Very light and crispy, even our non-filipino friends rave about these. One recommendation, chill the dough before rolling into balls...." See more"
"Wow! I've been looking for this recipe after making it once a while ago. I forgot the name and couldn't find it again. I initially tried it because I was looking for a special recipe to make into a..." See more cookie that was similar to those puffy mint candies that you pop in your mouth and they melt into a fine, sweet, minty powder. This recipe worked perfectly! I added 1 tsp of peppermint extract, a tiny bit of pink food color and some crushed candy canes. They were great!!! Thanks for a great recipe and thanks, mizliz, for posting the picture that helped me find it again!"
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