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Melting Moments - CNY 2016


Melting Moments make a perfect gift not only for X'mas but for other festive occasions as well. They can come in many variations.  Some are piped out into rosettes and a cherry is placed on top, some are sandwiched with cream of various flavours while some are just plain or with lemon zest and served with a dusting of icing sugar. I took the easy way out and opted for the latter :)








True to its name, these cookies really crumble and melt in your mouth, so why not give it another name ... 'Crumbling Moments'!


Recipe for Melting Moments - (adapted from 'here')

Ingredients

  • 195 gm plain flour
  • 60 gm cornflour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 30 gm icing sugar
  • 227 gm unsalted butter (if salted butter is used, omit the salt)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Icing or powdered sugar for dusting 
Method
  1. Sift or whisk the flour and cornflour, set aside.
  2. Beat the butter till creamy.
  3. Add in the icing sugar and vanilla, beat till incorporated.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients, beat till all mixed together.
  5. Cover the dough with cling wrap and chill for an hour or two.
  6. Roll the dough into 1 inch  balls and place them onto a parchment lined baking tray, placing them about 1.1/2 inch apart.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 10 to 12 mins. till the edges are starting to brown. (Do not overbake).  Let cool, then transfer onto wire rack.
  8. Sift the icing sugar on top of the cookies.   
  9. These cookies can store well in an air-tight cookie jar.
  10. Yield :  About 3 dozen cookies depending on size.




Comments

  1. Look so yummy... I want to try this melting moments too :)

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  2. Hi Soke Hah, I'm almost done for CNY 2016 cookies, so I'll bookmarked this for the next round. Looks so sweet with the icing sugar. I remembered one year when I baked chocolate cookies with a dusting of icing sugar like this and my sis told me that the cookies had turned moldy. Luckily she told me before discarding them. Since then, I dare not dust my cookies with icing sugar. What a joke.

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    1. Ha, ha, the icing sugar can be misleading esp to those who seldom bakes.

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