Soft Cornmeal Cookies Recipe

Soft Cornmeal Cookies Recipe
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Soft Cornmeal Cookies Recipe

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Combining humble ingredients can sometimes result in a delicious treat. Use these versatile cookie as the base for ice cream sandwiches or crumble them over strawberries and ice cream.—.—Gina Martin, Spooner, Wisconsin
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, 1/2 cup sugar, powdered milk, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter and cream cheese until crumbly. Add milk and, if desired, walnuts; stir until blended. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place remaining sugar in a shallow bowl; roll cookies in sugar.
Place cookies 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 13-15 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Soft Cornmeal Cookies in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2015, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 143 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, 1/2 cup sugar, powdered milk, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter and cream cheese until crumbly. Add milk and, if desired, walnuts; stir until blended. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place remaining sugar in a shallow bowl; roll cookies in sugar.
  2. Place cookies 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 13-15 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Soft Cornmeal Cookies in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2015, p42

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