Cat’s Tongue Cookies (Langues de Chat)


by: Pat Man Kitchen

These delicate, crisp little cookies are lovely served with tea, coffee, or soft desserts such as ice cream to provide a contrasting texture. They are also used to decorate the mango cake.


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serves: 40

sheet Room-temperature butter for the pan unless using silicone baking liners or parchment paper

1/2 cup butter

1 cup confectioners' sugar

12 tablespoons flour

3 egg whites (lightly beaten)

2 teaspoons grated lemon or orange zest (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutrition Facts
Cat’s Tongue Cookies (Langues de Chat)

Servings Per Recipe: 40

Amount per Serving

Calories: 41

  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 20.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.8 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  •     Sugars: 3 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g

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1.  Use a pastry bag with a 1/3-inch tip to pipe out strips of batter.

2.  Bake until brown on the outside edges. Let cool slightly, then take the cookies off the sheet pan or parchment paper.

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