Galletas Malteadas
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Galletas Malteadas are a savoury biscuit very popular in Uruguay for people to eat with coffee or mate.
Recipe type: Savoury biscuits
Cuisine: Uruguay
Serves: 3 dozen
  • ½ a kg plain flour
  • 1 sachet of yeast
  • Salt to taste
  • 175 grams of lard
  • ½ litre of warm water(approx.)
  1. Mix all dry ingredients and work the lard to bread crumbs texture.
  2. Make a hole in the centre and start pouring the warm water to make consistent dough.
  3. Knit dough thoroughly.
  4. Let the dough rise in a warm spot (1/2 Hr) then roll into a rectangle fold in half. Repeat twice
  5. Roll the dough very thin cut with round shape cutter and prick with a fork.
  6. Let them rise on a cooking tray for 10 min
  7. Place in oven for 15 min or until golden at a temperature of 220
Recipe by Taste South America at