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Alternative namesgalletas paciencia, Filipino meringue cookies, Filipino eggdrop cookies, Filipino eggnog cookies, pasyensya
Place of originPhilippines

Paciencia, also known as Filipino meringue galyetas or galletas paciencia, are Filipino cookies made with beaten egg whites, flour, and calamansi. They are typically hemispherical in shape. The name means "patience" in Spanish. They are traditionally eaten during the Christmas Season.[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ "Paciencia (Filipino Meringue Cookies)". Tara's Multicultural Table. December 13, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Paciencia cookies". Maruja Recipe. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  3. ^ "How to Make Paciencia Cookies (Filipino Meringue Cookies)". Junblog. September 26, 2012. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "Filipino Meringue Cookies or Paciencia Cookies Recipe". July 10, 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2019.