Classic Polvoron

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Classic Filipino Polvorons are  much -loved,  flour and powdered milk -based, crumbly shortbread cookies. It comes in many different flavours , shapes and sizes. The most famous brand, Goldilocks,  sells it in these neat  boxes and makes a perfect gift. Since stacks of these polvoron are readily available in many supermarkets, malls and even the airport, it became a convenient and very much welcome souvenir to bring back to family and friends.

Classic Polvoron Recipe


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar + 1 tbsp. vanilla sugar
  • 2/3 cup melted butter

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Toast flour in a pan for 10-15 minutes or until light browned and aromatic.
  2. Sift toasted flour and transfer into a big mixing bowl.
  3. Add Powdered milk, sugar and vanilla sugar. Stir! Stir! Stir!
  4. Pour melted butter over flour and milk mixture . Mix until butter is well incorporated.
  5. Once the mixture resembles moist meal or wet sand, then it’s ready! Use Polvoron molder if you got one . Simply fill each molder with poltroon mixture,  press to make a compact cookie.
  6. Transfer polvoron onto a tray 
Classic Polvoron by babblingspoon

Looking for other Lutong Pinoy Recipes to try on? Feel free to check out our pork recipes, chicken recipes and desserts.

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