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Melt in your Mouth Shortbread Recipe

Gluten Free Recipe

To think only four simple ingredients - cornstarch, confectioners sugar, rice flour and butter - can make such good Melt in your Mouth Shortbread.

Think of how soft cornstarch and confectioner's sugar are. Now imagine them pairing up with super fine white rice flour and butter to hold it all together. Truly a melt-in-your-mouth sweet treat!

Recipe Ingredients

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

Melt in your Mouth 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.

Recipe Variations

Form balls as above. Roll in finely crushed corn flakes or crushed nuts. Press top of ball with thumb. Add a dab of your favorite flavored jelly, if desired.

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

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