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