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Valentine’s Day Cookies: Delicious Cut-outs For Your Sweetheart

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Valentines Day Cookies

Looking for recipe ideas to feed your sweetheart’s sweet tooth this Valentine’s Day? Look no further. This year, make a batch of these fun heart shaped cookies that are not only rich and delicious but also super easy to put together. Which of course only you would know. We point you the recipe to make these tasty Valentine’s Day cookies.

Valentines Day Cookies

Image via: glorioustreats.com

Yields: 6 dozens

Ingredients

1 cup softened butter

1 cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 ¾ cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

¼ cup whipping cream

½ cup colored sugar

Procedure

  1. Cream together sugar and butter in a medium bowl. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract.
  2. Sift baking powder and all-purpose flour together. Stir into the above mixture alternating with the whipping cream. Cover dough, and let it chill for 2-3 hours or until firm.
  3.  Preheat oven to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut into heart shapes using cookie cutters. Place the cut-outs 1 inch apart on the prepared cookie sheets. Sprinkle colored sugar.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes in a pre-heated oven or until edges and bottoms of cookies turn slightly brown. Remove from baking sheet and let them cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

While these Valentines Day cookies are just perfect to surprise your sweetheart, you could also consider baking them together. Not only will you end creating delightful cookies but also lasting memories!

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Anchal Bhatia
An animal lover! Anchal is a blogger, writer, and a creative entrepreneur. After graduating in English from Delhi University, she dabbled briefly into the corporate sector. Soon she realized that entrepreneurship was her true calling and started her own network of blogs. Just like her if you are crazy about all things wedding or looking to plan one that’s beyond ordinary; you can visit her personal wedding blog for inspiration.