Philippine Butter Cookies

Philippine Butter Cookies

17 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    12 m
  • Ready In

    17 m
John Pacheco
Recipe by  John Pacheco

“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.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 5 dozen

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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Reviews (17)

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Dave Aaserude
15

Dave Aaserude

Very light and crispy, even our non-filipino friends rave about these. One recommendation, chill the dough before rolling into balls.

SUGARPLUMSCOOKIES
13

SUGARPLUMSCOOKIES

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 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!

AKIRE25
11

AKIRE25

This is such and easy and GREAT tasting recipe! The cookies are so light - they're addictive! I'm glad that I tried it and will definitely make them again!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (60 total)

  • Calories
  • 74 cal
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs
  • 10.5 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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