Christmas Meltaway Cookies

Meltaway cookies in jars for Christmas gift

5 from 1 reviews

Cookies with simple ingredients literally melting in your mouth.




  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C). Line a baking sheets with parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar, salt and lemon zest until creamy.
  3. Whisk flour and cornstarch in a bowl.
  4. Pour the dry mixture into the bowl gradually and mix with your hands until everything is combined.
  5. Make tiny balls and place them on the baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let them sit in the baking sheet for another 10 minutes.
  7. Coat with sprinkles when they are still warm.


About the amount of cornstarch: These cookies are really soft and literally melting in your mouth. If you want your cookies slightly crispy, use 1/2 cup cornstarch and add 1 and 3/4 cup flour.

About how to make sprinkles or colored sugar stick on the baked cookies: Please read my explanation above.


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