Wafer cornstarch

Learn how to make the traditional Maizena cookie recipe at home!

Wafer Cornstarch

Recipe by caion


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This cornstarch cookie recipe is simple to prepare and guarantees a delicious snack!


  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1/2 cup (tea) of sugar

  • 1 cup (tea) wheat flour

  • 2 cups cornstarch (or other cornstarch of your choice)

  • 5 tablespoons of butter or margarine


  • Add the cornstarch, wheat flour, sugar in a container and mix a little. 
    Add the egg yolks, butter or margarine and mix well until it comes away from your hands and the dough is homogeneous.
  • Shape the cookies the way you prefer, flatten them slightly with a fork and arrange them side by side on a greased and floured baking sheet, or one lined with parchment paper.
  • Place the cookies in a preheated oven at 180º₢ and bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until they are lightly golden underneath.
  • Wait for the cookies to cool before unmoulding them and the Maizena cookies are ready.

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