Langues de Chat Recipe

This is Classic French Recipe for all the family to enjoy – Careful they are moreish (you have been warned).

Langues de chat or cat tongues are a type of French cookie. They aren’t much to look at but are a great on the go or lunchbox sweet that are crispy on the outside and soft and spongy in the middle.

They are soooo easy to make (notice the o’s … that’s how easy)

Equal parts of each - (in case you want to scale up or down)Equal parts of each – (in case you want to scale up or down)

Caster sugar
Self raising flour
1 Egg



  1. Pre-heat oven to 220 degrees
  2. Beat together the sugar and butter
  3. Beat in egg
  4. Gently fold in flour

    When mixed it should look similar to this
    The mixture should look similar to this
  5. Allow the mixture to stand for a minute and go a bit “stodgy” (makes it easier to pipe)
  6. Liberally grease a tray – I used greaseproof paper because I am lazy :p
  7. Use a piping bag to make small “blobs” evenly spaced


*Note: Don’t worry if they aren’t perfect they will even out just make sure they are in small amounts because they expand*

Keep left over mixture for a second batch :)
Keep left over mixture for a second batch 🙂

Pop In the oven for 5-10 minutes until the edges are a golden colour

Place on a wire rack to cool

Cooling Rack
I ran out of space so did one and a half batches



The Finished product - nomnomnom
The Finished product – nomnomnom

*Note: This Recipe has been adapted from the one in my cookery book “1001 cupcakes, cookies & other tempting treats”*

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Written by Charlotte

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