Recipe courtesy of Cookworks
Show: Cookworks
Episode: Cookie Bake-Off
Melting Cookies
Total:
1 hr 2 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
5 dozen
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 2 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
5 dozen
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: An electric mixer with paddle attachment

Sift the cornstarch, flour, and salt together in a small bowl.

In a separate bowl, use the electric mixer to cream the butter and 1/2 cup of the confectioners' sugar together. Add the vanilla extract. Gradually add the dry ingredients and continue mixing until the dough comes together in a ball.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Knead the dough briefly on a lightly floured surface. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions. Roll each portion into 1/2-inch diameter ropes. Cut each rope into 2 1/2-inch lengths. Gently roll each length so that the tips are tapered. Place the cookies 1 1/2 inches apart on a sheet pan and curve them slightly to resemble crescents. Refrigerate for 1/2 hour before baking to prevent spreading.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the middle rack of the oven. Cool for 3 minutes. Use a spatula to transfer the cookies directly onto a cooling rack. Dust generously with remaining 1 cup of confectioner's sugar. Use the remaining sugar to dust the cookies again just prior to serving.

Cook's Note

The cooled cookies can also be dipped in or drizzled with melted semi-sweet chocolate.

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