Uraro are common giveaway treats in the Philippines. These cookies are made from arrowroot flour, which gives them their delicate and powdery texture.

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Uraro - Filipino Cookies

They are dry crunchy cookies that have a simple clean flavor that is not too sweet. Not as dry as puto seko, these uraro are slightly buttery and milky.

Laguna and Quezon provinces are known for uraro. The word is also spelled as araro, particularly in the Bataan area.