Lengua de gato
Place of originPhilippines

Lenguas de gato are Filipino butter cookies. They are made from butter, flours, sugar, eggs, and milk. Their name means "cat's tongue" in Spanish, after their characteristic oval shape. They are very thin and crunchy.[1][2][3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ Quirino, Elizabeth Ann. "The Happy Home Cook: Lenguas de Gato - Thin Butter Cookies". Positively Filipino. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  2. ^ Besa-Quirino, Ann (December 4, 2015). "How to make Lenguas de Gato, Thin Butter Cookies". Asian in America. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lengua de Gato Filipino Recipe". Pinoy Recipe at Iba Pa. July 8, 2016. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  4. ^ "Lenguas de Gato Cookie Recipe". Bite Club. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  5. ^ Cortez, Pamela (March 2, 2017). "This Ultimate Lengua de Gato Recipe Uses Butter Instead of Shortening". Pepper.ph. Retrieved March 28, 2019.