Pinipig Cookies

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  • Makes About

    4 Dozen

    Appears in
    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    Pinipig are Philippine rice crispies. They are immature glutinous rice grains that are roasted and then pounded. Here in the United States, they can be found frozen in Asian markets. Pinipig can be dry-toasted in a wok or nonstick saucepan. Sprinkled with sugar, they can be eaten with milk as breakfast cereal. Pinipig is a favorite topping for the iced dessert Halo-halo. I put it on mango or purple yam ice cream for a simple dessert. It i