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Italian Lingue di Gatto (Flat Cookies) Recipe

Who doesn't love delicious and easy to make cookies!? These Lingue di Gatto only require 5 simple ingredients that you likely already have at home!

Lingue di Gatto translates to “cat’s tongue”, and these cookies got their name for their shape! They are crunchy and buttery and great with coffee or tea! Get the recipe from An Italian in my Kitchen!


  • 50 grams butter softened (3½ tablespoons)
  • 50 grams powdered sugar (6 ⅔ tablespoons)
  • 50 grams egg whites (room temperature) (2 small eggs)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 50 grams all purpose flour (at least 11 % protein) (6¼ tablespoons)


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