Thursday, April 19, 2012

Snow balls / Melting Moments:

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Ingredients (Yields 30+ ):
All purpose flour        --   1½ cup
Cornstarch                    --   ½ cup
Salt                                   --   ¼ tsp
Confectioners sugar --   ¼ cup
Unsalted butter          --   1 cup , room temperature
Vanilla extract           --   1 tsp
Topping:
Confectioners sugar --   ½ cup
Preparation:
Sieve together the flour, cornstarch and salt in a medium size bowl.
Beat the butter and sugar until creamy and smooth. Add the vanilla extract. Add the flour mixture and beat just until incorporated. Cover and refrigerate the batter for 2 – 3 hours, or until firm.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with foil / parchment paper.
When batter is firm, make 1 inch balls out of it and place the cookies on the prepared baking sheets. Keep them about 1 inch apart.

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Bake for about 10 - 14 minutes or until the edges of the cookies turn light brown.
Remove from oven and let it cool. Place the wire rack on a large plate / on a sheet of parchment paper. Transfer the cookies onto the wire rack. Put the confectioners sugar in a sieve and sprinkle the tops of the cookies with it.
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Recipe Courtesy: Joy of baking

14 comments:

  1. they look amazing! brings the snow in the midst of summer :)

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  2. Delicious looking cookies..yummm

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  3. these baking special melting balls are tempting me now...Drool worthy

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Nice attempt dear .. it has come out inviting and cute..

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  5. one of the first things i learned to make n one of my favs..looks soo pretty nitha

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  6. nice!.would be good with a nice hot cup of coffee.

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  7. yummy balls .. wonderful clicks ............

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  8. Something new for me and looks quite tempting

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  9. Feel like grabbing and having some,love these cute balls.

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  10. Looks perfect and tempting dear...yummy yummy.

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