Buttery Brazilian Cornstarch Cookies Recipe (4 Ingredients, 25 Minutes) by Leslie Guillen

Buttery Brazilian Cornstarch Cookies Recipe (4 Ingredients, 25 Minutes)

Looking for a quick, guilt-free cookie recipe? Try these buttery Brazilian cornstarch cookies! Cornstarch cookies are an exquisite, easy-to-prepare Brazilian cookie recipeIn fact, eating cookies is very attached to Brazilian culture, and you will find them made in a variety of ways. 

Tender and buttery, cornstarch cookies are gluten-free and contain no egg or flour. These cookies require only four ingredients, are ready in less than half an hour and taste absolutely amazing! Four ingredients? Yes! That's all you need to make these delicious cookies that are ready to be enjoyed in less than 30 minutes.

These easy, buttery cookies are made with butter (of course!), granulated sugar, sweetened condensed milk and cornstarch. You beat the butter, sugar and condensed milk together in a mixing bowl. Next, you stir in the cornstarch and knead it. Then, you roll the dough into balls and the flatten them onto a cookie sheet. Bake the low-sodium, low-calorie cookies for 13 to 15 minutes and prepare to be amazed. 

Serve these soft cookies for dessert or as a quick, sweet snack anytime during the day. We hope they become a family favorite!

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Cuisine: Brazilian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 13 to 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 to 25 minutes
Servings: 48


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Recipe Notes

  • The number of cookies will depend on how much batter you use for each cookie.
  • As a variation, you could stir a little vanilla extract into the batter. 
  • Store the leftover cookies in an airtight container.

Here's how to make them: 

  1. Sift the cornstarch into a bowl. It's best to sift it twice. 
  2. Beat the butter, sugar and condensed milk together in a bowl until well blended, about 2 minutes. 
  3. Add the cornstarch to the wet ingredients. Stir until there are no lumps. 
  4. Knead the dough until it is very soft. 
  5. Make dough balls and put them onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle a fork with cornstarch and press the balls to flatten. 
  6. Bake in a preheated 325-degree F oven for about 13 to 15 minutes or until you lift a cookie and the bottom is golden. Remove and cool. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 36

Total Fat: 1g

Saturated Fat: 0.6g

Cholesterol: 3mg

Sodium: 9mg

Total Carbohydrate: 6.5g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Total Sugars: 2.2g

Protein: 0.2g

Vitamin D: 1mcg

Calcium: 6mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 8mg

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Donna John
Wow! What a great recipe!
Elisa Schmitz
So simple and so delicious. And, gluten-free, yay! Thank you for sharing, Leslie Guillen , and welcome to 30Seconds. We look forward to more of your recipes!

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