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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Melting Moments | Melt in Mouth Cookies

Melting moments as the name says it all - they are delicate soft melt in mouth cookies.These short bread cookies were loved by all and they have a buttery flavor coated with the confectioner's sugar.These cookies can be made for Christmas and they are easy to prepare.I loved baking these cute round ball shaped cookies.This will make a good holiday gift for family in the coming festive seasons.Do give it a try & enjoy !!!


Adapted : Joy of baking
Ingredients
all purpose flour 1.5 cups(195 g)
corn starch 1/2 cup(55g)
butter at room temp 1/2 cup(1 stick)
confectioners sugar/icing sugar 1 /4 cup
vanilla extract 1 tsp
salt 1/4 tsp

topping
confectioners sugar /icing sugar 1/2 cup



Method
-Sift the flours twice with salt.Keep aside.
-Beat the butter with confectioner's sugar until soft.add vanilla extract.
-Add in the flours until incorporated.Knead to a smooth loose dough.Refrigerate by covering with a cling wrap for 1 hour.


-Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 trays with parchment paper.
-Shape the cookies by making smooth balls of 1" size and placing,spacing them 1" apart on the tray.
-Bake in the pre heated oven for 10-14 mins until slightly browned on sides.(mine was done at 15 mins)
-Cool on wire rack for 3-5 mins.Transfer to a parchment liner and cool completely.Sift the confectioner's sugar on top of these cookies.
-Enjoy or store in air tight containers.



Servings~ 3 dozen

NOTES
* These are very fragile cookies.Handle with care.

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18 comments:

Sathya Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

PErfect cookies ..Fantastic captures as well.

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this soft sugary cookies

Jaleela Banu said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouthwatering looks really melting

Archana Potdar said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow Julie! Looks amazingly delicious.

Remya Elizabeth Anish said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouth watering and yummy ones.........

Princy Vinoth said... Best Blogger Tips

perfectly done melting mments!!

VidyaLakshmi Chandrahas said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow, mouthwatering here.Perfect cookies. Looks great.

Rafeeda AR said... Best Blogger Tips

oh yes... looks so melt in the mouth...

Amina Khaleel said... Best Blogger Tips

simply fantastic... your cookies are making my mouth water!

remya sean said... Best Blogger Tips

Amazing...

Marisa G said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect, beautiful and delicious cookies. Love the name. Have a very good day. Here is sunny and hot. Unbelievable in October.

Sowmya Sundararajan said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey, how is that you keep posting all my favourite recipes? Do u read minds? Heee. Lovely presentation with the flour dust.

Anu Yalo said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely and tasty

Jayanthi Sindhiya said... Best Blogger Tips

Lov ur cookies,so tempting,lovely clicks

Savitha Ganesan said... Best Blogger Tips

Best melt in mouth cookies for kids.

Priya Suresh said... Best Blogger Tips

Omg, cant take my eyes from ur scrumptious cookies..Adorable they are.

Gloria said... Best Blogger Tips

I just love these cookies.. So delish just melt in mouth.. Loved the pic..

Shibi Thomas said... Best Blogger Tips

Butter cookies are always yum and it is one of the favorites in my house.