Melting Moments

"We first had these in a nearby town known as "Little Sweden". I purchased a cookbook which luckily had the original recipe within! There are other melting moment recipes, but most use cornstarch. These are the real deal - and truly will melt in your mouth! Always a crowd pleaser!"
Melting Moments created by Marlene.
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  • Mix butter, flour and powdered sugar.
  • Roll into balls the size of ping-pong balls.
  • Place on cookie sheet and flatted to about 1/2 inch.
  • Bake at 425* for just a few minutes until the edges just begin to show color (really watch them closely!) When cool, frost with the icing mixture on the FLAT side- to create a sandwich cookie.
  • (You can just frost the cookie tops to double the cookie total. Also, you may substitute almond extract and a touch of red coloring for the cherry juice).

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  1. Feejee BaBii
    The BEST melting moment recipe I've ever tried!!! The cookie was the best part for me. They were nice n firm, not like some that are too crummy and fall apart rather than melt in your mouth. Thnx for the awesum recipe!
  2. Sas Monroe
    Hi! I'm a newbie when it comes to baking! tried out your cookies for the first time and everyone loved it (which hardly ever happens!) I was just wondering though, are they meant to be delicate? cause the cookies crumble easily when i transferred them to a plate. is there a way of making the texture a bit harder? do reply. thank you!
  3. Gohogsgirl
    These are my favorite cookies!!! I like to put the dough in a pastry bag and pipe out little rounds for special events - I have never used the cherry juice, but I have colored the frosting for all different occasions!!! I found this recipe in "Traditions" the Junior League of Little Rock cookbook!
  4. Marlene.
    Melting Moments Created by Marlene.
  5. Marlene.
    Love these! The cookies by themselves are not all that great! *LOL* It's the frosting that really makes these , for us anyway! I just made a batch and they're almost GONE ... Highly addictive!!! Great recipe thanks for sharing!!!


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