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Melt-in-your-Mouth Shortbread

To think only four simple ingredients - cornstarch, confectioners sugar, rice flour and butter - can make such good gluten free shortbread.

Gluten Free Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup icing confectioners sugar
1 cup rice flour
3/4 cup butter

Shortbread

Recipe Directions

Sift cornstarch, sugar and rice flour together. Add butter.

Mix dough with hands until soft dough forms. Refrigerate one hour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place about 1-1/4 inches apart on greased cookie sheet; flatten with lightly floured fork. Bake at 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Variations:
Form balls as above. Roll in finely crushed corn flakes or crushed nuts. Press top of ball with thumb. Add a dab of jelly.

Mix in 2 tablespoons finely chopped peel and/or 2 tablespoons finely chopped nuts. Flatten with lightly floured fork.

See also:
Gluten-Free Quinoa Cookies
Gluten Free Crispy Quinoa Cookies
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Oreo-Style Cookies
Gluten-Free Troll House Cookies
Gluten-Free Cherry Chocolate Caramel Cornflake Cookies
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten Free Plain Cookie
Wheat Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Wheat Free Carrot-Spice Cookies
Wheat Free Pumpkin Cookies
Wheat Free Rice Flour Peanut Butter Cookies
Wheat Free Date Log Cookies

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