Saturday, February 12, 2011
Sweet And Easy Heart Cookie Recipe for Valentine's Day
These little bite-sized cookies are so cute and easy to make. Perfect for a little treat box or bag.
4 TBSP butter, softened
1/4 C powdered sugar
1/4 tsp red food coloring
1 1/2 tsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup sifted all purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Put butter in a medium mixing bowl and stir until creamy. Sift in powdered sugar and stir well. Add red food coloring and mix well. Add milk and vanilla and mix. Sift flour into bowl and mix well. Squeeze mixture into a ball with your hands. Dust a rolling pin with flour and flour a work surface. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick. Use small cutters to create heart shapes. Use a toothpick to add patterns as you wish.
Transfer to baking sheets and bake for 6-8 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on pans 1-2 minutes then transfer to cooling rack. Once cooled completely cookies can be sprinkled with sifted powder sugar if desired.
Have a Happy Valentine's Day!