Corn starch provdes the crumbly, tender texture of these classic cookies.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Bake time: 10 to 12 minutes
Yield: 3 dozen cookies
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Argo® Corn Starch
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup butter OR margarine, softened
1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
Combine flour, corn starch and powdered sugar in medium bowl; set aside.
Beat butter in large bowl with mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add flour mixture and vanilla; beat until well blended. (If necessary, refrigerate dough 30 minutes to 1 hour or until easy to handle.)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly with floured fork.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove; cool completely on wire racks. Store in a tightly covered container.