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Tell loved ones exactly how you feel with these customizeable cut-out cookies. Cut out the heart cookies and add your message. It's our cutest Valentine's Day dessert ever!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
48
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, and salt; beat until combined. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and food coloring until combined. (Use 1/8 tsp. for peach, 1/4 tsp, for pink, or more as desired.) Beat in as much of the flour as you; stir in remaining flour. Divide dough in half; wrap each half in plastic wrap. Chill 30 to 60 minutes or until easy to handle.

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  • On a lightly floured surface roll a dough half out to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a 2 1/4- to 3 1/4-inch heart-shape cutter, cut out cookies. Arrange 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Use small stamps to press words into cutouts as desired. Reroll and repeat with scraps. Bake 7 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove; cool on a wire rack. Repeat with other dough half.

Chocolate Conversation Heart Cookies:

Prepare as above, except reduce flour to 2 1/2 cups. Add 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder and 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate with the eggs. Omit red food coloring.Nutrition analysis per serving: same as above except 93 calories, 9 g carbohydrate, 6 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 1 g fiber, 79 mg sodium, 4% iron

Tips

You can find alphabet cookie stamps online ($8; amazon.com).

Nutrition Facts

88 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 21mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 9g; mono fat 1g; sugars 3g; protein 1g; vitamin a 169IU; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.5mg; folate 15.5mcg; sodium 78mg; potassium 13mg; calcium 10mg; iron 0.4mg.
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