Melting Moments I

Melting Moments I


"A very fragile cookie that melts in your mouth."


servings 141 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 66 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream butter, slowly add cornstarch and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar; beat til fluffy. Stir in flour with wooden spoon (very soft dough). Cover and chill 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  3. Roll dough into 24, 1 inch balls. Place 1 and 1/2 inches apart on ungreased sheet. Press slight indentation on top of each cookie. Bake for 10-12 minutes until firm, not brown. Cool, top with icing.
  4. To Make Icing: Blend cream cheese and 1 cup powdered sugar til smooth. Mix in vanilla or 1/4 t. of another extract and a few drops of food coloring. Mix well.
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  1. 28 Ratings


What a wonderful little cookie! It's very delicate and does melt in your mouth. I used the icing on some and powdered sugar on others. Next time I will try drizzling melted dark chocolate on ...

I made these at Christmas. My Aunt made something very much like this many years ago the name was the same. I remember icing was sandwich between the two domed shaped cookies, and the icing was ...

I would recommend rolling the balls in half the size, more time consuming but then they are easier to eat. This is a great little cookie for bridal & baby showers.

I've been searching everywhere for this recipe. This are not only great, but also so easy to make.

These are my most requested cookie for holiday baking. I have used it for years and the cookies always get rave reviews. I vary the recipe by using different extracts in the frosting. I have ...

I love htis recipe! It was given to me by a friend's mother, but I lost it. I was glad to find it here! I made these cookies for a bridal shower and they were a hit! My friend's mother made them...

Yum!!!! I have been looking for this recipe for ever! I didn't know what these cookies were called. I was looking under "thumbprints" and kept coming across nut cookies with jam frosting. = (...

You won't regret making these!

These cookies are delicious! My husband & I love them.