Combining cornmeal and tapioca starch, you can create a delicious, crunchy, and flavorful biscuit. Try this simple and quick recipe to enjoy perfect homemade cookies that pair wonderfully with coffee or tea. Follow along to prepare these irresistible biscuits!


  • 3 tablespoons of margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup (100g) of sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 cup (200ml) of cornmeal
  • 1 cup (200ml) of tapioca starch
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder


  1. In a bowl, mix the margarine, sugar, and egg until smooth and well combined.
  2. Gradually add the cornmeal and tapioca starch, stirring until the dough becomes firm enough to mold with your hands.
  3. Add the baking powder and mix thoroughly.
  4. If the dough is too soft, add more tapioca starch gradually until reaching the desired consistency where the dough no longer sticks to your hands.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  6. Shape small balls of dough and place them on a greased baking sheet or one lined with parchment paper.
  7. Use a fork to gently press down on each ball to flatten into cookie shapes.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes or until the cookies are lightly golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before serving.

Enjoy these cornmeal and tapioca starch biscuits with a fresh cup of coffee or tea!

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