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Melting Moments I

"A very fragile cookie that melts in your mouth."
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Ingredients

servings 141 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)

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Directions

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  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; 9 g fat; 14.4 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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What a wonderful little cookie! It's very delicate and does melt in your mouth. I used the icing on some and powdered sugar on others. Next time I will try drizzling melted dark chocolate on ...

Most helpful critical review

dont just die the frosting pink, use cherry juice and it tints it and adds a little flavor

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What a wonderful little cookie! It's very delicate and does melt in your mouth. I used the icing on some and powdered sugar on others. Next time I will try drizzling melted dark chocolate on ...

I made these at Christmas. My Aunt made something very much like this many years ago the name was the same. I remember icing was sandwich between the two domed shaped cookies, and the icing was ...

I would recommend rolling the balls in half the size, more time consuming but then they are easier to eat. This is a great little cookie for bridal & baby showers.

I've been searching everywhere for this recipe. This are not only great, but also so easy to make.

These are my most requested cookie for holiday baking. I have used it for years and the cookies always get rave reviews. I vary the recipe by using different extracts in the frosting. I have ...

I love htis recipe! It was given to me by a friend's mother, but I lost it. I was glad to find it here! I made these cookies for a bridal shower and they were a hit! My friend's mother made them...

Yum!!!! I have been looking for this recipe for ever! I didn't know what these cookies were called. I was looking under "thumbprints" and kept coming across nut cookies with jam frosting. = (...

You won't regret making these!

These cookies are delicious! My husband & I love them.