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Melting Moments

Corn starch provides the crumbly, tender texture of these classic cookies.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Yield: 3 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Combine flour, corn starch and powdered sugar in medium bowl; set aside.

    Beat butter in large bowl with mixer at medium speed until smooth.  Add flour mixture and vanilla; beat until well blended.  (If necessary, refrigerate dough 30 minutes to 1 hour or until easy to handle.)

    Preheat oven to 350°F.  Shape dough into 1-inch balls.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly with floured fork.

    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.  Remove; cool completely on wire racks.  Store in a tightly covered container.