Paul Shufelt, Century Group
“This is my mom’s recipe. In true mom fashion, it was hard to pin her down on specifics, rather a pinch of this and a dab of that, but thankfully this one is pretty simple. It makes about 24 cookies, depending on the size you want to make.”
- ½ c cornstarch
- ½ c icing sugar
- 1 c flour
- ¾ c butter
Preheat the oven to 300°F.
Blend all ingredients well to combine, starting with a fork, then moving to your hands. Portion into about 24 balls.
Place on a parchment lined baking sheet, about an inch apart and press down with a fork. Garnish with a maraschino cherry sliver.
Bake in the oven 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, cool and keep in a sealed container.
Alternatively, you can roll this dough out and cut in to various holiday shapes and garnish with colored sprinkles in the spirit of a holiday theme. These cookies also freeze quite well and can be made in advance to save a little holiday chaos.