Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

These cookies really do melt in your mouth! I got the recipe from TV Guide many, many years ago. We couldn't have Christmas cookie trays without them!


  1. Cream butter, sugar,and flavorings until light and fluffy.
  2. Add flour.
  3. Mix on LOW until blended.
  4. Drop by teaspoons on UNGREASED cookie sheet, 2" apart.
  5. Bake at 400 for 8 minutes.
  6. Let cool 2 minutes.
  7. Roll in sugar.
  8. When cool, roll again.
Most Helpful

I am always on the look out for a good melt away cookie; these are a keeper! I just put a dap of cream cheese frost on them (orange and lemon) ...yum...thanks!

Umami August 09, 2008

These are in between a three and four star.... They are a little bit dry but tasted pretty good.

MICHELLE burgard July 20, 2003

These cookies are wonderful. They were easy to make. The cookie is very light and really does melt in your mouth. A keeper for me!

Robin W December 10, 2002