Melting Moments Cookies

What Is Melting Moments?

Melting moments also known as butter cookies are unleavened butter, flour, and sugar as the key ingredients. They are such a classic cookie and can be traced to Australia.

The cookie is referred to as ‘Melting Moment’ because of how delicate it is and how it just melts in your mouth when you eat it. They are full of sweetness and can be made with different flavors as well as toppings of your choice.

Regardless, a classic flavor for this cookie is the tangy lemon buttercream; this goes way back.

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What Occasion Is Best For Melting Moment?

Melting Moment would always grace any occasion. in other words, they are perfect to serve for any occasion.

How Long Do Melting Moments Last?

Melting moments can last up to 3 days when stored well in an airtight container.

Can I Freeze Melting Moment?

Yes, you can. Due to the soft and smooth nature of the cookie (biscuit) dough, to get a better result, it’s best to refrigerate before baking. Hence, making it easier to roll into balls using your hands. Worried how the dough would get soften? Well, don’t because the warmth of your hand with help with the softening.

What Is The Best Way To Make My Buttercream Firm or Set On My Cookie?

First, you must ensure sure that there’s no heat on your cookie and your buttercream isn’t too warm. If this is the case, the aftermath is that the buttercream will become too soft making it impossible for the top cookie to sit properly on the cream.

Therefore, right after you spread your buttercream on your cookies, place them on a flat plate or mini tray in the fridge so the cream can be set.

7 Ingredients You’ll Need To Make Melting Moments


Flour -50g

Butter (Softened butter/Dairy-free butter)

Sugar – 125ml

Vanilla Essence


Rolled Oats – 350g

Corn Flakes

Easy Melting Moments Cookie Recipe

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Step 1

Grind the corn flakes to get a bread crumb texture

Step 2

Place the dairy-free butter and sugar until it turns pale. Add the vanilla essence to it and mix.

Step 3

To the creamed butter and sugar, add the rolled oat and mix with your hand or mixer.

Note: If you’re creaming the butter and sugar manually, it will take 10 to 15 minutes to achieve the required result.

Step 4

Add the flour and mix

Step 5

Take some of the mixtures and make small balls

Step 6

Place the balls on a greased baking tray leaving 3cm spaces between them.

Step 7

Right in the middle of the balls, place a cherry on each ball, gently pressing them in.

Step 8

Bake the dough (melting moment) for 15 minutes in a preheated oven or until the edges turn slightly golden.

Step 9

Remove melting moment from the oven, transfer to a wire rack, and set aside for 30 minutes to cool.

This recipe is quite simple and easy. Try it out and tell us what you think in the comment box below.

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