Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread

Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread

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"This quick and easy shortbread will literally melt when you take a bite. Great for Christmas parties with a little bit of decorating."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 111 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Whip butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cornstarch, and flour. Beat on low for one minute, then on high for 3 to 4 minutes. Drop cookies by spoonfuls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Watch that the edges don't brown too much. Cool on wire racks.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most helpful positive review

I confess I had my doubts when I saw the cornstarch in the recipe. In my mind, shortbread contains butter, flour and sugar in the proper proportions. However, the good reviews associated wit...

Most helpful critical review

Yes, they melt in your mouth. But they have no taste. Would not make these again.

I confess I had my doubts when I saw the cornstarch in the recipe. In my mind, shortbread contains butter, flour and sugar in the proper proportions. However, the good reviews associated wit...

These are definitely melt in your mouth. They were just what I remembered. One thing to keep in mind. They move off the pan easier when they are almost to completely cool. they tend to fall a...

These are oh-so-good! I find with these that in order to achieve the golden brown bottom, I had to remove them from the over just before they were starting to brown, because you need to let them...

OH MY GOODNESS!! these cookies are TO DIE FOR!! It is very important that you whip the out of the butter....turn on the mixer, and walk away....let it whip for like 20 minutes...add the rest ...

Excellent!!! I have always wanted to make whipped shortbread and these were great. I ate it warm and it did NOT crumble like some of the reviews said. Here's what I did: WHIP the butter a lo...

I wish I could give more than 5 stars. This was by far my favorite of all the cookies we made this year. I topped them with a tiny amount of icing and Christmas sprinkles, just to make them pr...

I must admit that I don't care for this recipe. However, I am the minority! Every person that eats these absolutely loves them. I make them all of the time for those 2 reasons too! (This way...

This was a Great Recipie. I Loved it. I only baked it for 8 min and when I made some on the non stick cookie sheets they burned within 5 minutes. I won't use the non stick pans again as they ...

While surfing this site for ideas for Christmas food gifts, I found this wonderful recipe. It truly is melt-in-you-mouth tastey! The second batch I made by pinching off a piece of the dough abou...