This healthy Brazilian–favorite cookie recipe gets its body from cornstarch rather than all-purpose flour. A great addition to your holiday cookie tray as served in Brazil! Smart Recipes, South American Recipes, Eggs Recipes, Recipes Eggs South American Biscoitos De Maizena (Cornstarch Cookies) Biscoitos De Maizena (Cornstarch Cookies) Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT30M Serves 1 Ingredients: 2 Cups Cornstarch 2 Ounces Coconut 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 0.5 Teaspoon Salt 1 Whole Egg 0.75 Cup Unsalted Butter Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, sift together cornstarch, sugar and salt. Stir in eggs and butter and blend until smooth. Add coconut too and knead well. Let the dough sit for 10 to 15 minutes. To prepare the cookies in Biscoitos de Maizena style, take about a spoonful of the dough, roll into a 1-inch ball and drop on the prepared cookie sheet. Gently press the cookies with the tines of a fork into a crisscross pattern. Or use a cookie press to drop cookies onto the cookie sheet. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool a little before serving.

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