These Filipino butter cookies are called Lengua De Gato. They are long, thin, crispy and delicious. A famous snack in the Philippines that can easily be purchased any where. They are snugly packed in jars fitted with yellow lids.
If you'd like to try this recipe and you have extra egg whites sitting in your fridge, make your own Lengua de Gato. They are made from butter, egg whites, vanilla, sugar and flour. Yes only 5 ingredients and they are super easy to make. Perfect for snacking!
lengua de gato recipe
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large egg whites
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup all purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Using a whisk or hand mixer, cream the butter.
Gradually add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy.
Add egg whites and vanilla. Beat until fully incorporated.
Gradually add the flour. Beat on low speed until well combined.
Transfer to a piping bag with a round piping tip. You can also use a zip bag with one corner or tip trimmed to make a hole.
Prepare a tray lined with parchment paper or silicone mat. Pipe the batter about 2 inches long with a space in between cookies.
Bake for 10-13 minutes or until cookies are dry and sides starts to brown slightly.
Remove from oven and transfer the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely. Recipe yields about 50 pieces.
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