Lenguas de Gato (Cat's Tongue Cookies)

Lenguas De Gato (cat's Tongue Cookies)

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Lori Loucas

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These cookies are wafer-thin. They're sold in every little pastry shop in Madrid, and are super delicious served with ice cream or custards.

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Serves:
6 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • pinch
    salt

How to Make Lenguas de Gato (Cat's Tongue Cookies)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cream the butter until light colored and fluffy. Add the sugar, vanilla and zest. Continue beating for 1 minute.
  3. Add the egg whites and beat until the mixture is very light in texture. Gradually add the flour and salt.
  4. Scoop the dough into a pastry bag fitted with a 1/4 inch round tip (#11 or #12). Pipe dough onto a greased cookie sheet in 2 1/2 inch lengths. Leave space between cookies, as they will spread while baking.
  5. Bake for 5 minutes, or until the cookies are very lightly browned on the edges. Watch carefully, as they burn easily. Remove them IMMEDIATELY from the pan and let cool on a rack.

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About Lenguas de Gato (Cat's Tongue Cookies)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Spanish



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