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Holiday Meltaway Cookies are one of my new favourite cookies to make. You can bet, Dear Reader, that I’ll be switching out the red and green sprinkles for other colours and themes for future holidays as well. 

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These cookies are so easy to make; I’m almost ashamed of myself for posting this recipe to my blog. Really!  They take very little effort and almost no ingredients.  Holiday Meltaway Cookies will no doubt be your go-to cookie as well.

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Trust me, if you’re waiting until the last minute to start your Christmas baking, or if you’re looking for a great holiday-inspired cookie to bring to a potluck or to give a friend or neighbour as a gift, then you should really look no further. Holiday Meltaway Cookies to the rescue!

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Last Christmas, my go-to cookie of choice was my Three Ingredient Shortbread Cookie Dough. That particular recipe was very popular last year, and I’m sure this new meltaway cookie recipe will do just as well.

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And, if chocolate flavours are more your thing, be sure to check out my Traditional Newfoundland No-Bake Snowballs. These will surely score you some points with the foodies in your life!

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Holiday Meltaway Cookies though, are in a league of their own. I’ve probably eaten way more of these than I should have, but I had to keep repeating the melting experience.  These are bite-sized, so you can pop the whole thing into your mouth.  And, they just dissolve; it really is worth the extra calories.  Trust me!

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Holiday Meltaway Cookies
Yields 36
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
106 calories
14 g
14 g
5 g
1 g
3 g
22 g
34 g
8 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
22g
Yields
36
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106
Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g
8%
Saturated Fat 3g
16%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 14mg
5%
Sodium 34mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 14g
5%
Dietary Fiber 0g
1%
Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A
3%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 and 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 3/4 cup cornstarch
  3. 1 cup butter, softened
  4. 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 cup candy sprinkles or sugar sprinkles (colour of choice)
Instructions
  1. Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Set aside.
  2. Add the flour and cornstarch to a mixing bowl and whisk to blend. Set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and the confectioner’s sugar until fluffy. Add salt and mix together.
  4. Add the flour and cornstarch mixture to the butter and sugar mixture. Use your hand to knead the ingredients together. The dough will be light but will clump together.
  5. Roll the dough into balls and roll the balls into the candy or sugar sprinkles. Set on a baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and transfer the cookies to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
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calories
106
fat
5g
protein
1g
carbs
14g
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