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Filipino Snacks


Traditional Kakanin (Rice Delicacies)

‣ Bibingka, Kalamay, Biko, Puto, Nilupak, Suman, Palitaw

Chichirya (Munchies)

‣ Kornik (corn nuts), Chicharon (Pork Rinds), Butong Pakwan (Watermelon Seeds), Buto ng Kalabasa (Squash Seeds), Adobong Mani (Adobo Peanuts)

Tinapay at Biskwit (Bread / Pastry / Baked Goodies)

‣ Pandesal, Pandesiosa, Paborita, Prima Toast, Wafers, Skyflakes Crackers, Hopia, Pilipit, Otap, Pasencia Cookies, Rosquillos

More Filipino Snacks

‣ Hatdog, Ispageti, Prutas (Fruits), Banana Chips, Pusit (Dried Squid), Jelly Snacks, Dried Mangoes, Nilagang Saba, Nilagang Kamote (Boiled Sweet-Potato), Banana Cue (Sugar-Glazed Bananas), Kamote Cue, Sorbetes (Ice Cream), Ice Candy, Ube Piaya

‣ Goldilocks Cheesy Ensaymada, Sunshine Crunchy Green Peas, Rebisco Choco Cream-Filled Cracker Sandwich, Ding-Dong Mixed Nuts, Jack n Jill Quake Overload Caramel Craze, Richee Crunchy Milk Snack

 Filipino Snacks: Chichirya

Philippine snacks we all love: Cornick, Cassava Crisps, Sweet Peanuts, Dilis (Anchovies), Garlic Peanuts, Pop Beans, Mixed Nuts, Cracker Nuts, Spicy Sampalok (Tamarind), Sweet-Potato Chips, Lengua de Gato, Turrones, Iced Gem Biscuits

Great for snack packs and holiday gift baskets.

Snacks… More Fun in the Philippines!

Have a Filipino-style snack break :)

  • Minatamis na Saba (Sweetened Bananas)
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Recipes

    Photo by Toyang Noresa. Minatamis na Saba (Sweetened Bananas). Minatamis is the Tagalog word for “sweetened” or “candied.” Philippine fruits commonly made into minatamis are saba bananas, jackfruit, kamias, and even pineapples and mangoes.

  • Filipino Fritter Ukoy
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Photo of Ukoy by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Ukoy (or okoy) is a flat deep-fried shrimp patty or fritter. Very small shrimps are used.

  • Lumpia in aluminum foil tray
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Photo: Lumpia in aluminum foil tray. Lumpia are Southeast Asian spring rolls. There are three main types of Filipino lumpia. 1. prito (fried) 2. sariwa (fresh) 3. hubad (unwrapped) Lumpiang prito may have any combination of minced meat, vegetables or fish. Lumpiang sariwa contains sauteed vegetables. Lumpiang hubad refers to the lumpia’s filling eaten unwrapped, […]

  • Mamon
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Paano gumawa ng MAMON na may mantikilya Batihin ang limang itlog at haluan ng tatlong tasang asukal na repinado. Batihing mabuti at saka samahan ng apat na tasang harina at masahing mabuti. Sa isang tasang tubig na ihahalo sa masang ito ay lagyan ng isang kutsaritang “bicarbonato de sosa.” Pagkatapos ay masahing mabuti at saka […]

  • Chicharon Isaw
    Isaw Chicharon
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Chicharon Isaw by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475. Isaw is chicken intestines. As street food, they’re usually skewered on sticks and grilled. In this case, they are prepared chicharon-style, which is to say they’re not grilled but cooked to a crisp. To be continued… Please check back after the website update. Salamat ~

  • Tsitsarong Bulaklak
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Chilak is short for chicharong bulaklak, which literally means “flower pork-rinds.”

    These are deep-fried parts of a pig’s intestines.

  • Chicharon Bituka
    Chicharon Bituka
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Chicharon Bituka by Angie Pastor.

    Also known as chibit or chibits, chicharong bituka is pork intestines that are deep fried in the same way as traditional Filipino chicharon, which are crispy pork rinds.

  • Daboy's Puro Belly Chicharon
    Daboy’s Chicharon
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Daboy’s is a chicharon manufacturer from Santa Maria, Bulacan, known for its main “Backfat” product, as well as its “Chili-cious talaga!!!” tagline. Address: 1147, Governor Fortunato Halili Avenue, Sta. Maria, San Jose del Monte City, 3020 Bulacan, Philippines Phone: +63 918 965 5641

  • Binagol Wrapped in Banana Leaves
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Binagól is a sweet snack from the Visayas region.

    Its main ingredient is crushed or grated talyan, a type of root crop similar to gabi (taro).

  • Classic Tall Glass for Haluhalo
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Recipes

    Photo by Tarshera of HALUHALO, an icy Filipino treat that is most popular during the very hot summer season in the Philippines, in April and May. It’s a hodgepodge of sweetened preserved fruits, evaporated milk, and crushed ice topped with ice cream or leche flan.

  • Davao's long-cut banana chips
    Banana Chips
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Philippine banana chips are ordinarily round in shape similar to thick poker chips, because the bananas used are cut crosswise.

    In recent years, long-cut banana chips, in which the bananas are sliced lengthwise, have become popular.

  • Pacencia
    Posted in: Biskuwit, Filipino Snacks

    Pacencia by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Small drop cookies that look sort of like Nilla (that’s short for vanilla) wafers. The name for this Filipino treat comes from the Spanish word paciencia, meaning “patience.”

  • Balut: Duck Egg Yolk and Chick
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Hot Topics

    Featured Photo by Kaycel Corral.

    Balut country — Pateros — and the neighboring Rizal towns have variations of this ubiquitous boiled duck’s egg with the little black chick curled up inside.

  • Suman sa Latik
    Suman sa Latik
    Posted in: Kakanin

    Photos by Mildred Cruz of Suman sa Latik…

    Suman are cylindrical rice “cakes” wrapped in leaves, while Latik in this particular case is a sweet coconut sauce.

  • Champurado with Milk in White Bowl
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Photo by Mary Rizale.

    The word is from the Spanish champurrado, a traditional hot drink in Latin America. In the Philippines, tsamporado / tsampurado / champorado / champurado is chocolate-flavored rice porridge.