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Melting moments with powdered sugar on top on a plate.
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Melting Moments

These melting moments are delicious and easy to make with only 5 ingredients!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 89kcal
Author: Meymi


  • 210 g (1 and ½ cup) all-purpose flour, dip and sweep
  • 60 g (¼ cup) cornstarch
  • 60 g (½ cup) powdered sugar
  • 170 g (¾ cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 60 g (½ cup) powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F(177°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • Mix the flour, powdered sugar and cornstarch in a medium bowl.
  • Beat the butter almost 1-2 minutes until creamy with a hand-held mixer or with paddle attachment if using a stand-mixer.
  • Add the vanilla and stir.
  • Add in the dry ingredients in 2 bacthes at low speed. When the dough looks crumbly, stir at medium-high speed for almost 15 seconds until the dough comes together.
  • Make 2 teaspoon (17 grams) big balls. You can take the dough with a cookie scoop, place on a baking sheet and then roll each dough into balls.
  • Flatten the dough with your palm or fingers. Press the dough with the tines of a fork to give their shape.
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes until the top of the cookies set. The cookies shouldn't be brown. When you try to hold the cookies, they shouldn't fall apart.
  • Keep the cookies on baking sheet for almost 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once cooled, you can coat the cookies with powdered sugar. You can place the cookies one by one in a bowl that is full of powdered sugar and cover them with sugar. Remove the excess by shaking the cookies before placing on a plate.


How to store:  You can keep these cookies in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. You can keep it in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Let them thaw before serving.
Don't overbake: If you overbake these cookies will be hard.  The color shouldn’t be brown when you leave them from the oven. If the cookies don’t fall apart when you gently try to hold the cookies, it means they are done. You should remember that they will also set on the baking sheet as well.
The calorie information above is an estimate that is provided by an online nutrition calculator.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg