Philippine Butter Cookies

    Philippine Butter Cookies


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    About this recipe: 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.

    Serves: 60 

    • 225 g (1 cup) butter, softened
    • 200 g (1 cup) white sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 470 g (3 2/3 cups) cornstarch
    • 5 g (1 tsp) cream of tartar
    • 5 g (1 tsp) baking powder

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:17min 

    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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