Sara Dhanani

Melting Moments

In Cookies on January 1, 2012 at 4:07 pm

2011 has flashed by in almost a heartbeat. The year passed, has been filled with joyous moments watching my baby girl become a toddler. Her spirit captures me every moment we spend together. Here’s welcoming 2012 and many more adventures.

Recipe courtesy Joy of


1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup  powdered sugar

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


1/2 cup  powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a medium sized bowl whisk together the flour, cornstarch and salt.In another bowl  beat the butter and sugar until creamy and smooth. Add the vanilla extract and then the flour mixture and beat just until incorporated. Cool in refrigerator till firm.

When batter is firm, form into 1 inch  balls and place the cookies on the baking sheet, spacing about 1 inch apart. Bake for about 10 – 14 minutes or until the edges of the cookies just start to brown. Take extra care here as they do brown rather quickly. Remove from oven. Put the powderedsugar in a fine strainer and sprinkle the tops of the cookies with the sugar.

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