Melting Moments Cookies

Recipe by grandma2969
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In medium mixing bowl, cream butter till light; then gradually add the confectioners' sugar and salt.
  • Beat this mixture thoroughly, about 3 minutes; gradually add the cornstarch and flour and blend well.
  • Form the dough into walnut-sized balls and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Transfer the balls to an ungreased cookie sheet and let stand for 20 minutes or until soft, then make a thumprint on top of each to flatten the cookies.
  • Bake for 15-16 minutes or until the cookies are golden on the bottom. Remove to rack to cool.
  • While the cookies cool, make the icing. In a small bowl, combine the butter, confectioners' sugar, almond extract, and half-and-half until creamy.
  • This may be tinted with food coloring.or just left white.
  • Ice the cookies when they are completely cooled.
  • Store in tins, separated in layers by plastic wrap.
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