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CAT’S TONGUE COOKIES RECIPE – Cat’s Tongue cookies are type of cookies shaped like a cat’s tongue (long and flat) from the Netherlands. They are sweet and crunchy. In Dutch, this cookies are called Katte tong. It is also a popular snack in Indonesia where it is known as Lidah kucing while in the Philippines, it is known as lengua de gato. Cat’s tongue cookies made from mixture of wheat flour mixed with butter, powdered sugar, and egg then baked in the oven until cooked. In France the cookie are often served with sorbet or ice cream.


  • 300 g butter
  • 300 g margarine
  • 175 g powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp. emplex
  • ½ tsp. vanilla paste
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 275 g wheat flour
  • 25 g dried milk
  • 100 cc egg whites
  • 1 tbsp. sugar


  1. Mix the butter together with the margarine, powdered sugar, emplex, vanilla paste until pale then add the egg yolks, stir again until fluffy. Turn of the mixer.
  2. Add the wheat flour and the dried milk then stir until combined.
  3. On the other bowl, mix the egg whites until fluffy then add the sugar and keep mixing until stiff.
  4. Add white mixture into the butter mixture a little by little while being stirred and make sure the mixture is well combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into a triangle bag, squirt it into the cat’s tongue baking tray. Bake in the oven until well baked.
  6. Remove from the oven then let the cookies cool and store them in the air-proof container.

Note: For cheese variant, add 75 g Edam into the mixture; for durian variant, add 100 g mashed durian and 1 tsp. durian paste.


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