Melt-in-Your Mouth Shortbread]
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup icing [confectioner's] sugar
1 cup rice flour
3/4 cup butter
Sift cornstarch, sugar and rice flour together. Add butter. Mix with hands until soft dough forms. Refrigerate one hour. Shape dough into 1" balls. Place about 1-1/4 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Flatten with lightly floured fork. Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.
Form balls as above. Roll in finely crushed corn flakes or crushed nuts. Press top of ball with thumb. Add a dab of jelly.
Mix in 2 tbs finely chopped lemon, lime, or orange peel and/or 2 tbs finely chopped nuts. Flatten with lightly floured fork.