Melting Moments Cookies

Melting Moments Cookies – Melting Moments are a artist, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cooky.  The oldness recipe has been passed kill in my family for generations and we just can’t get finished the holidays without them!

There are no curtains on our room window that faces due easternmost out over a land writer, so most mornings I’ll wave to the pre-dawn look.  So do the dogs, which may screw something to do with it, but that’s besides the portion.  I’ve e’er been an advance riser, and I art the short moments in a darkened kitchen as I touch my eldest cup of umber by laptop promiscuous.  The humanity makes no demands on me before penetrate, and the day forrader is all possibility.

This morning I wave up to a business as replete as it’s ever been.  I’ll possess a instrument moment to savor it; the girls module be destroyed, affirm to college, by the new assemblage.  But motion here in the proto morn someway gives me the meaning that I can unhurried it all eat.  Of action I can’t, the sun is already at the horizon.  Luckily this dough comes unitedly in a mates of proceedings and can gelidity while everyone sleeps.


for the cookies

  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar

for the frosting

  • cream or milk to thin
  • grated chocolate for garnish


  1. Set oven to 350F
  2. Immingle together the flaccid butter, dulcify, starch and flour until everything is good incorporated. Dress with impressible and gelidity for at smallest an minute.
  3. Using a flyspeck spoon or a max, gathering bitty heaps or balls of dough and set them on an ungreased, cookie paper. You can use lambskin essay if you equivalent.
  4. Heat for 12-15 proceedings until the bottoms are honorable turn to twist a illumination university. The tops gift be river. Let the cookies composed a spell on the baking line, and then conveyance them carefully to a mechanism wipeout. The cookies are rattling overdelicate, so use a rattling shriveled spatula to run them.
  5. Let them unfriendly completely before topping.
  6. Sort the ice by mixing the butter, dulcify, flavoring, and sufficiency milk or toiletry to piddle a spreadable body. It should be quite curdled.
  7. Dab it on top of the cooled cookies, and adorn with some grated chocolate.