Melting Moments

Melting Moments are perfect cookies to serve at a kids birthday party.

The name says it all - Melting Moments - The perfect cookies to serve at a kid's birthday party.

These cookies are so easy to make and can be made a few days in advance to give you time for other things you have to do for the party.

They are also a great recipe for kids to make. They would have a lot of fun measuring and mixing the ingredients and don't forget eating them!

Ingredients for Melting Moments

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 - 20 minutes
Makes about 24 biscuits

Equipment: Large mixing bowl, wooden spoon/electric mixer, fork, baking sheet, sieve, cooling rack.

  1. 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  2. 1/2 cup sugar
  3. Few drops of vanilla extract or grated lemon rind
  4. 1 medium egg yolk
  5. 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour (sifted)
  6. Optional : 2 cups Crushed Cornflakes
  7. To Finish : Melted chocolate or icing sugar. 

How to Make This Cookie Recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F.
  2. Grease a large baking sheet. 
  3. Cream the butter and sugar and beat in the vanilla and egg yolk. 
  4. Using a fork, gradually work in the sifted flour and then mold in to a dough with your hands.
  5. Divide the mixture into small balls ( Roll each ball in the crushed Cornflakes if using). 
  6. Place the balls on the baking sheet and flatten slightly with the palm of your hand or the back of a fork. 
  7. Cook in the center of the oven for 15-20 minutes. 
  8. When cooked, cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack. 
  9. When completely cool, drizzle with melted chocolate or dust with icing sugar.

The kids would have a lot of fun drizzling the chocolate over them or dusting them with icing sugar.

Favorite Party Food Cookery Books

I have found it so hard to find just one cook book dedicated to kid's party food. Most have lots of extra bits about planning and decorating that I don't necessarily want.

So I have done a bit of searching and come up with the 3 that I consider the best in terms of kid's party food ideas. Take your pick.

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