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Pastillas de Leche, No-Cook Version Recipe


  • Ingredients:
  • 2 to 3 cups powdered milk
  • 1 can 300 mL condensed milk
  • granulated sugar for rolling
  • paper or cellophane cut to size


  • Use dulce de leche instead of condensed milk.
  • Add any sort of texture component (pinipig, shredded coconut, crushed nuts, etc.) either in the milk mixture, or as coating. Add fruit purée to the mixture for fruit-flavored pastillas de leche.
  • Add an appropriate cooked vegetable purée to the mixture (eg, squash/pumpkin, taro, purple yam, etc.).
  • Add any nut butter.
  • Mix together condensed milk and powdered milk until the consistency of dough.
  • Scoop out about a tablespoon’s worth of “dough” and roll into a log.
  • Roll log in granulated sugar until coated. Repeat until all the milk mixture is done.
  • Wrap each log in paper or cellophane.