Melting Moments I

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A very fragile cookie that melts in your mouth.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup cornstarch

  • cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 ounces cream cheese

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 drops red food coloring

Directions

  1. Cream butter, slowly add cornstarch and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar; beat til fluffy. Stir in flour with wooden spoon (very soft dough). Cover and chill 1 hour.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  3. Roll dough into 24, 1 inch balls. Place 1 and 1/2 inches apart on ungreased sheet. Press slight indentation on top of each cookie. Bake for 10-12 minutes until firm, not brown. Cool, top with icing.

  4. To Make Icing: Blend cream cheese and 1 cup powdered sugar til smooth. Mix in vanilla or 1/4 t. of another extract and a few drops of food coloring. Mix well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

141 Calories
9g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 141
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 66mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 13mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.