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Camachile Cookies

Camachile Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 31 mins
Course Pastries
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 40 pcs


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. fine salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. powdered milk for special camachile


How to make camachile:

  • Add sugar to butter and beat. Beat eggs in another bowl, add salt and vanilla.
  • Mix together butter mixture and egg mixture. Continue beating until smooth.
  • Add baking soda and baking powder to sifted flour. Blend with egg-butter mixture.
  • Knead on top of floured board.
  • Form into small balls (1 Tbsp. full) and roll on floured board till ball flattens.
  • Then, form into strip 3" to 4" long.
  • Lightly press 2 fingers on dough, turn other side and press 3 fingers.
  • This would make your cookie look like a camachile fruit when baked.
  • Arrange on a greased baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven to 350 °F.
  • Bake for 16 minutes or until golden brown.