1 cup sifted flour
1 cup cornstarch
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
1/2 cup confectioners sugar' sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melted chocolate for garnish (about 3 to 4 ounce)
Crushed nuts for garnish
In medium bowl, sift together flour and cornstarch. Set aside.
In large bowl, cream butter. Add confectioners' sugar gradually and cream well. Add salt and vanilla extract. Add reserved dry ingredients and mix well. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Shape chilled dough into small rounds, triangles, crescents or bars. Place on greased cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until done. Let cool on baking sheets 1 minute. While still warm, roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely.
When cool, dip part of each cookie into melted chocolate, then into nuts. Makes about 36 small cookies.