Friday, February 13, 2009

Valentine Cookie Recipe

Here is the cookie recipe I love so much! Enjoy!

Sugar Cookie Dough
2 C. Flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
3/4 C. Butter at room temperature
1 C. Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla

Mix flour and salt and set aside. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until blended. Gradually stir in flour mixture well blended. Flatten dough. Wrap and refrigerate until firm enough to roll (2 hr.) Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Four surface, roll dough to 1/4 in. thickness. Cut hearts with floured 3 inch heart shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on cookie sheet. Chill and re-roll scrapes. Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then move to wire rack.

2 C. + 1 Tbs. Confectioners Sugar
2 Tbs. Milk
Assorted colors liquid food coloring

Beat sugar and milk in bowl with mixer until smooth and glossy (2 min.) Divide into 4 small bowls. Add 1 drop food coloring to icing. Cover icing when not in use. Place 1 tsp. icing in center of cookie and spread to 1/4 in. of edge.

No comments: