Philippine Butter Cookies Recipe

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 2/3 cups cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking powder until well blended. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.