Light and buttery cookies are popular in the holiday season. Some tips for making such cookies are provided by bakers from a San Francisco bakery. They suggest adding cocoa nibs for flavor and crunch. Either nutty or chocolatey nibs are appropriate. Each adds its own characteristics to the cookies. They also suggest letting the cookies cool for a short while before coating them twice in confectioner’s sugar, which provides a more even coating. At the end, a recipe for the cookies is provided.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is a melt in your mouth cookie that goes by many different names.
  • These are very light, sugar-dusted shortbread treats that anyone can make.
  • This cookie melts in your mouth and makes the perfect holiday treat.

“Snowballs, Russian Tea Cakes, Polvorones, Austrian Crescents— these ubiquitous light, sugar-dusted shortbread treats go by many names. But no matter what you call them, the buttery, melt-in-your-mouth cookies make the perfect holiday treat.”

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