Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread

  • Recipe By
  • Published Apr 12th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings24
  • Calories111
This quick and easy shortbread will literally melt when you take a bite. Great for Christmas parties with a little bit of decorating.

Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread for 24 servings:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Melt – In – Your – Mouth Shortbread easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 Whip butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cornstarch, and flour. Beat on low for one minute, then on high for 3 to 4 minutes. Drop cookies by spoonfuls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. 3 Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Watch that the edges don't brown too much. Cool on wire racks.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 111 calories; 7.8 grams of fat; 9.7 grams of carbohydrates; 0.9 gram of protein; 20 milligrams of cholesterol; 55 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 21st 2006

    These are oh-so-good! I find with these that in order to achieve the golden brown bottom, I had to remove them from the over just before they were starting to brown, because you need to let ...

  2. Dec 19th 2006

    Excellent!!! I have always wanted to make whipped shortbread and these were great. I ate it warm and it did NOT crumble like some of the reviews said.Here's what I did:WHIP the butter ...

  3. Dec 30th 2005

    OH MY GOODNESS!! these cookies are TO DIE FOR!! It is very important that you whip the out of the butter....turn on the mixer, and walk away....let it whip for like 20 minutes...add the r ...

  4. Mar 7th 2003

    I must admit that I don't care for this recipe. However, I am the minority! Every person that eats these absolutely loves them. I make them all of the time for those 2 reasons too! (This ...

  5. Jan 1st 2003

    I wish I could give more than 5 stars. This was by far my favorite of all the cookies we made this year. I topped them with a tiny amount of icing and Christmas sprinkles, just to make the ...

  6. Dec 11th 2002

    This was a Great Recipie. I Loved it. I only baked it for 8 min and when I made some on the non stick cookie sheets they burned within 5 minutes. I won't use the non stick pans again as t ...

  7. Dec 2nd 2002

    While surfing this site for ideas for Christmas food gifts, I found this wonderful recipe. It truly is melt-in-you-mouth tastey! The second batch I made by pinching off a piece of the dough ...

  8. Jan 2nd 2002

    These are definitely melt in your mouth. They were just what I remembered. One thing to keep in mind. They move off the pan easier when they are almost to completely cool. they tend to fa ...

  9. Dec 21st 2001

    I confess I had my doubts when I saw the cornstarch in the recipe. In my mind, shortbread contains butter, flour and sugar in the proper proportions.However, the good reviews associated ...