Recipes and Cooking Conversation Heart Cut-Out Cookies 4.4 (14) Add your rating & review 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! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 29, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Servings: 48 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ⅓ cup butter, softened ⅔ cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla ⅛ - ¼ teaspoon liquid red food coloring 3 cup all-purpose flour Directions 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. 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. Jacob Fox 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). Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 88 Calories 5g Fat 9g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 48 Calories 88 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 78mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 3g Protein 1g Calcium 10mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 13mg 0% Folate, total 15.5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.