Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Biscoitos de Maizena - Cornstarch Cookie


2 cups (280g) cornstarch 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup (172g) salted butter, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using your mixer on low speed, combine cornstarch, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, and butter until well combined. 
  3. Let the dough sit approximately 10 to 15 minutes before cranking and twisting the cookie dough, forming desired shapes, onto cookie sheets about 1-inch apart. 
  4. Bake the cookies on the center rack of the oven for approximately 7 to 10 minutes depending on the size of your cookies. Remove from oven.

The cookies are very fragile when hot. Let them cool slightly before removing form the cookie sheet.

Yields 3 dozen cookies.

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