Citrus Butter Cookie Dough
Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 1993
One recipe for holiday cookies yields several perfectly moist and tender variations. The secret ingredient? Cornstarch.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We wanted a holiday cookie dough recipe that could be shaped into a variety of rich and tender cookies. When we added some cornstarch, which tenderized the dough, we had our perfect butter cookie recipe.