Holiday Moments

Holiday Moments

Simple cookies made with powdered sugar and other ingredients you probably have on hand get a special look from colored decorator sugar.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

3

dozen

1
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup cornstarch
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
2
tablespoons red decorator sugar
2
tablespoons green decorator sugar
  1. Beat butter with electric mixer in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add cornstarch and 1/3 cup powdered sugar; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat at high speed until light and fluffy. Add flour; mix until dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake at 350°F. for 9 to 15 minutes or until cookies are very light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
  4. In small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons powdered sugar and both decorator sugars; mix well. Carefully roll warm cookies in mixture.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Info
Cornstarch gives cookie dough structure while ensuring that the cookies are extra light and tender.
Kitchen Tip
Be sure the cookies are still warm when rolled in the sugar mixture. The butter in the cookies is still soft, and helps the sugar stick to the cookie.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 75
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.