Lipardo's Puto Seco


This puto seco recipe makes one of my favorite Filipino foods. These cookies are tasty, nutritious, affordable, and every bite melts in your mouth. I used to enjoy my own recipes, but it's more satisfying if I share them with others. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
12 cookies


  • 1 egg

  • cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup cornstarch

  • ½ cup powdered milk

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 dash salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

  2. Stir together egg, white sugar, butter, flour, cornstarch, powdered milk, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Knead for a few minutes to make a soft dough. Divide dough into 12 portions. Roll each portion into a ball and slightly flatten. Place on the prepared baking sheet 1 inch apart.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until light brown, about 10 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
6g Fat
25g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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