Shortbread Puffs (Also Called Melting Moments)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Lindy-lou

A very rich shortbread cookie that absolutely melts in your mouth! Given to me by my mom.

Top Review by Shrinbrin

Definitely does not make 5 dozen cookies! I used a little cookie scoop and got 18 cookies. Also baking time should be increased -- 10 minutes leaves the cookies raw in the middle. I would boost the temperature to 325 - common for most shortbread recipes - and then bake for 10-12 minutes. I am popping mine back in the oven for a few more minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter.
  2. Add icing sugar & cornstarch & beat on high until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla & pinch of salt.
  4. Add flour and beat mixture until light and fluffy.
  5. Roll dough into small balls and place on cookie sheet. Dough will be very soft and sticky. Flatten with palm of your hand, lightly floured.
  6. Decorate with red sprinkles.
  7. Bake at 300 F for 10 minutes.
  8. Makes about 5 dozen cookies. Freezes well.

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