28 Oct 2015

Melt-In-mouth Butter Cookies

 Butter cookies are the one which mostly many of us have grew eating this. Especially the local bakery butter cookies in my hometown  were one of my favourite, they were Simply superb and melt in mouth.  
Well this is the one near to its taste, utterly buttery delicious 😋😋😍😍 perfect crunch from outside and soft crumblier from inside...as I said its "Melt in mouth Cookies"❤️

1 1/2 Cup All purpose flour
3/4 Cup butter at room temperature 
4 tbsp Corn Starch
1 Egg yolk
4 1/2 tbsp castor sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence 
1 tsp Baking powder

In a large bowl, mix all purpose flour with cornstarch and baking powder. Mix well and keep it aside.
In another large bowl, beat butter slightly  and later add in castor sugar. (I used my electric mixture to beat the butter and sugar).

Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Now add in vanilla essence and egg yolk. Beat the mixture again until yolk in the butter and sugar mix turns light and fluffy. 
Now add in the flour and keep beating. Scrap down the sides of the bowl with spatula. It will be little crumbly. Use your hands and gather all the crumbly flour mixture in to a dough.

Transfer the cookie dough on to a plastic cling film. Roll it in to a tube in 3 1/2 cm thickness, wrap well and transfer it in to a refrigerator for half and hour.

Preheat oven at 180degree Celsius.
Bring out the dough, unwrap and slice into 1 1/2 cm thickness with a clean knife.

Line a baking tray with a parchment paper, arrange the sliced cookies by keeping at least 2-3 cm distance between each cookies. 
With the back of the fork, press each cookies gently to get that classic look.

Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly brown.
Bring it out from the oven and allow it stand for 5 minutes in the tray itself. Later transfer it on to a wire rack and allow it to cool completely before filling a jar.
And here your melt in mouth cookies ready to serve.



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