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Cat's Tongue Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 140 g unsalted butter
  • 140 g sugar
  • 140 g egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120 g plain flour sifted


  • Place butter and sugar into mixing bowl and beat till the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Add egg whites with vanilla extract in 3 batches and beat well after every addition.
  • Add plain flour and mix until batter is smooth and shiny.
  • Line baking tray with baking paper and preheat oven to 150 degrees.
  • Spoon the batter into a piping bag with a round nozzle. Pipe the batter into strips, leaving adequate space in between them.
  • Bake in oven for 150 degrees for 20 minutes Lower the temperature to 140 degrees and bake for a further 10 minutes.


Baking at 150 degrees for the first 20 minutes yields a crunchy at the side and chewy in the centre cookie. You can stop here if you prefer a chewy cookie.
Lowering the temperature to 140 degrees and further baking for additional 10 minutes yields a very crunchy cookie after cooling.