Butter Meltaways with Pink Frosting

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Butter Meltaways with Pink Frosting Butter Meltaways with Pink Frosting Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 8 dozen
Difficulty: Easy

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1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 to 1 drop red food coloring





1. In a large bowl, combine first 4 ingredients. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Separate dough into 4 equal parts and roll each into a smooth log. Wrap each log in flour-dusted wax paper. Chill dough for at least 6 hours. After six hours, allow dough to sit out for 15 minutes to soften.

2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease baking sheets.

3. Slice dough into 1/4-inch slices and place on prepared baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes. Cool cookies on wire racks.

4. In a medium bowl, combine all frosting ingredients. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Pipe or dollop a small amount on top of cooled cookies.

Publication: Cooking with Paula Deen Magazine

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I can't get them off the baking sheet without them just crumbling :-( They're TOO tender!

By Mary Beth Wojtowycz on April 05, 2014

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