Assorted Pastillas

Filipino Style Recipe: Pastillas is one of the popular sweet delicacy in the Philippines. This delicacy is made of powdered milk and condensed milk mixed together until well blended. Mold into desired shapes then roll in granulated sugar. Pastillas can come in a variety of flavors (Pandan, Melon, Strawberry or Cookies and Cream).

Estimated time of preparation: 30 minutes
Good for 30-35 pieces

2-3 cups powdered milk
1 cup condensed milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar for coating

Pandan Pastillas:
McCormick Pandan flavor
Green food coloring

Cookies and Cream Pastillas:
Crushed Oreo cookies

Melon Pastillas:
McCormick Melon Flavor

Strawberry Pastillas:
McCormick Strawberry extract

1. In a mixing bowl, pour condensed milk and flavoring. Add powdered milk gradually then mix until well blended then set aside for 30 minutes.
2. Scoop a spoonful of mixture and mold into desired shapes then roll in granulated sugar.
3. Repeat until all the mixture are consumed. Wrap into cellophane or paper.

Cookies and Cream Polvoron

Filipino Style Recipe: Cookies and Cream Polvoron is another variety of polvoron made up of toasted flour, powdered milk, sugar, butter and ground cookies and cream. This is a simple sweet delicacy and easy to prepared.

Estimated time of preparation: 20-25 minutes(plus wrapping time)
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 30-35 pieces

4 cups all purpose flour
2 cups powdered full cream milk
1 1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/8 cup butter, melted
1 cup cookies and cream(Oreo), ground

japanese paper or or cellophane
polvoron moulder

Part 1
1. In a pan over medium heat, toast flour for about 15 minutes or until color turns to light brown. Stir constantly.
2. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool. Set aside.

Part 2
1. Add powdered milk and sugar then mix until well combined.
2. Pour melted butter then mix well until smooth.
3. Add ground cookies and cream then stir well.

Part 3
1. In a polvoron mold, scoop and press the mixture until compact.
2. Wrap the molded polvoron with cellophane wrapper then secure by twisting both ends.
3. Repeat until all the mixture are consumed. Done!