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5 from 3 votes

Polvoron with Cashew

Polvoron is a Filipino shortbread-like cookie/candy made of roasted flour, powdered milk, sugar and butter. This has cashew in it to make it extra special.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino
Keyword: polvoron
Servings: 40 (big)
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 - 2 ½ cups powdered skim milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups ground cashew
  • 7 ounces unsalted melted butter


  • In a large pan or skillet, toast the flour over medium heat, stirring constantly for about 15 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • Remove pan from heat and add the powdered milk, sugar and ground cashew and mix until well combined.
  • Add the melted butter and again mix well.
  • Form polvoron using a polvoron molder then wrap each in a japanese/tissue paper or cellophane wrapper


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.9mg