Calcium-Enriched Cookies from Bangus Bones

Equipment needed:

  • Pressure Cooker, Oven
  • Corn Grinder
  • Measuring Spoons and Cups
  • Baking Tins
  • Mixing bow!
  • Laddie, Spatula

Procedure for bone production

  1. Wash bangus (milkfish) bone thoroughly
  2. Pressure cook for 90 minutes at 10 lbs.
  3. Drain and oven dry for 1 hour at 360°C
  4. Grind with the use of a corn grinder
  5. Pack in a clean and dry bottle
  6. Store in a refrigerator

Procedure for baking calcium-enriched cookies


  • 50 grams Fish bone powder
  • 50 grams All purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Margarine
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 tbsp Evaporated milk
  • 1 pc Egg
  • 2 tsp Chocolate powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Calamansi juice

Here’s how

  1. Measure all ingredients
  2. Mix all dry ingredients. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream the margarine with sugar then add milk, vanilla, calamansi juice and egg.
  4. Add mixed dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  5. Pour desired amount into a greased and lined baking sheets.
  6. Pre-heat oven, bake at 170°C for 10-15 minutes.

Fore more information:

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
Fisheries Research and Training Institute
North La Union Campus, Balaoan, La Union

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