How to Make Pastillas (Using Bearbrand)

Pastillas, also known as pastillas de leche, refer to a type of milk-based confections that originated in the town of San Miguel in Bulacan, Philippines. From San Miguel, pastillas-making spread to other Philippine provinces such as Cagayan and Masbate.


  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • ⅓ cup condensed milk
  • ¼ cup sugar


  1. Combine the powdered milk and the condensed milk in a mixing bowl. Mix well until the texture becomes ready for molding.
  2. Form a tube shape from the mixture. You can then cut it to small pieces to make tube-shaped pastillas or roll them using your hands to make pastillas balls.
  3. Coat with sugar for the final touch.
  4. Wrap each piece with cellophane if desired.
  5. Serve and enjoy your pastillas!

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