You can find the original recipe here. My batter wa crumbly at first, then I just kept mixing.I am going to not flatten my next batch and see how they turn out. Ummm, these are shortbread cookies, not meltaways. It looks like sand and tasted like flour. So, now that I have the full amount of butter, it’s perfect!! I made these today and they turned out perfect! My butter was softened but still stiff. i also was patient and cooked at 350 for about 15 min. I would make these again, but use a different frosting. Hi there! Thanks for the recipe! , I don’t know why everyone is having problems but its making me sad. Super yummy, thanks!! I love the simplicity of the recipe. First time worked, the second time they melted in the oven–even after putting the dough in the fridge to firm up. Thanks! Please help because these look delicious and I really want to make them. I love the color and I bet they taste fantastic! maybe like some cookies we have to be gently and not mix it too much? use self rising flour. A perfectly pretty and sweet cookie deserves a perfectly sweet and pretty girl beside it! one last thing, someone wrote about using old corn starch… i used old cornstarch and they turned out fine. These turned out so perfect! Ingredients are not correct on here. Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies Slightly adapted from the recipe at Landee see, Landee do […], […] Meltaway Cookies by Landee See Landee Do […], Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. Meltaway Cookie Recipe. There is definitely nothing easy or quick about these. Thank you!!!! Half & Half cream to the dough without any problems. I just added in 2 tablespoons of milk and it seemed to solve the problem because I was having that problem too! Margarine contains so much oil it may be making them melt: I featured your recipe today on my blog at http://www.firstposition.blogspot.com. They haven’t crumbled. . The only reason I would not make this recipe again is because the meltaway cookie just doesn't match our personal taste. I did the butter at room temp. Baked mine for only 10 mins and they came out perfectly. In a small bowl, whisk flour and cornstarch; gradually beat into butter mixture. These are for my daughter-in-laws shower tomorrow. of cream cheese, because it said 3? After frosting the cookies it actually was pretty good. So glad you shared this because they are wonderful and so simple to make! Break off pieces and roll to about the size of a marble. I put the dough in the fridge for about 15 minutes and I even baked 2 trays at once.