These shortbread-style cookies will literally melt in your mouth! Use $0.75/1 McCormick Spice, Herb, Extract or Food Color from RP 3/3 (exp 4/14) to save on vanilla.

Meltaway Cookies

1 cup butter – $1.00
3/4 cup cornstarch – $0.65
3/4 cup powdered sugar – $0.16
1 cup flour – $0.19

Frosting

3 oz cream cheese, at room temperature – $0.75
1 cup powdered sugar – $0.21
1/2 tsp vanilla – $0.01

 

1. Cream butter in a mixer until fluffy, about 3 minutes.

2. Add cornstarch and sugar. Blend well.

3. Mix in flour until well combined. Chill in refrigerator one hour.

4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

5. Drop dough by small spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Use bottom of a glass to lightly press down on each spoonful. To avoid sticking, dip glass in powdered sugar before pressing down. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

6. While cookies bake, combine frosting ingredients in mixer until smooth. Frost cooled cookies.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen

Total Cost: $2.97