Chocolate Chip Meltaway Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 27mins
YIELD: 4 dozen




  • In a small bowl, combine flour, corn starch, and confectioners' sugar. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Add flour mixture and begin mixing on low speed.
  • Once mixture begins to get thick, increase speed to thoroughly mix until combined, scraping down sides.
  • Scrape batter from beaters, and mix in chocolate chips with a large spoon.
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 hour to firm up. (It's important that the dough be cold).
  • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls (no larger).
  • Place 1-1/2 inches apart on lined baking sheet, flatten if desired., and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until bottom edges just barely begin to turn brown. (Do NOT over-bake)
  • Cool on racks.
  • Pour powdered sugar into a bowl or plastic baggie.
  • Shake chocolate chip meltaway cookies in powdered sugar.
  • Store in an airtight container.