Saturday, November 20, 2010

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Shortbread Cookies

1/2 cup corn starch
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup flour
3/4 cup butter, softened ** do not use margerine!!!

sift together corn starch, powdered sugar and flour. With wooden spoon, blend in butter until soft dough forms. If dough is too soft to handle, cover and chill 30-60 minutes. Shape into 1" balls. Place 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. flatten with lighly floured fork.

OR

roll dough to 1/4"; cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Decorate with candied cherries, coloured sprinkles or nuts if desired.

Bake at 350F for 15 - 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. Makes about 2 dozen.

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