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Valentine Cookies Recipe

This cookie recipe is one of Squigly's favourite. You may remember seeing it at Christmas time. The batter is the same, just add red food colouring or decorate them anyway you like and use heart shaped cookie cutters. Please make these cookies with adult supervision.

Recipe: Valentine Cookies

What you need:

What you do:

  1. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl stir together flour, salt and baking soda.
  3. Combine dry ingredients with wet until well blended.
  4. Once dough is well mixed, add serveral drops of red food colouring and mix. Remember: the more colouring you use the darker the cookies will be.
  5. Chill two hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Divide dough into quarters. Roll 1/4 on lightly floured surface until 1/8" thick.
  8. Dip heart shaped cookie cutters in flour and press out cookies from the dough.
  9. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes until barely browned at edges.
  10. Allow cookies to cool.

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