Otap (food)

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Alternative namesUtap
Place of originPhilippines
Region or stateCebu
Main ingredientsFlour, shortening, coconut, and sugar

Otap (sometimes spelled utap) is an oval-shaped[1] puff pastry cookie from the Philippines, especially common in Cebu where it originated.[2]It usually consists of a combination of flour, shortening, coconut, and sugar. It is similar to the French palmier cookies, but compared to the French cookies, are not so much heart-shaped and more tightly layered and thinner, making it more crisp. In order to achieve the texture of the pastry, it must undergo a eleven-stage baking process.

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