Heart Sugar Cookies for Valentines Day

Valentines Sugar Cookies 

Sugar Cookies for Valentines Day have been a tradition ever since I was a little girl. These conversation heart sugar cookies are the cutest! 

My mom tells a story of me asking her to make personalized heart sugar cookies for my class for valentines day when I was 7 years old. 

Here are some of my other favorite Valentine Day Desserts:

These are by far the cutest sugar cookies I have ever made! Get into the Valentines Day spirit and give these delicious cookies a try. They are super fun to make with kids and you can get really creative with these. They always turn out looking amazing and I promise they taste just as good too! Check out these easy steps:

Valentines Sugar Cookies 

Heart Sugar Cookies for Valentines Day

Heart Sugar Cookies for Valentines Day
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crisco
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 1/4 cup flour

Instructions

  1. Cream together butter, crisco, powdered sugar and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add in egg and vanilla. Whip together and scrap the sides and whip together.
  3. In a sifter, place flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter and place sifter over wet ingredients and sift.
  4. Turn on mixer and continue to mix until all dry ingredients are added.
  5. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least a hour, then once chilled, on a floured surface place 1/2 of dough and roll out.
  6. Start in the center and go to the edge and then the center to the other edge.
  7. Switch directions and roll out until the width is about the size of your pinky. Use any heart cookie cutter to cut.
  8. Repeat the roll out process until all dough is used!
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes and watch closely.
  10. Let them sit on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack. Frost once cooled and serve!

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crisco
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 1/4 cup flour

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • Whole Milk, to thin

Instructions

  1. Cream together butter, crisco, powdered sugar and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add in egg and vanilla. Whip together and scrap the sides and whip together.
  3. In a sifter, place flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter and place sifter over wet ingredients and sift.
  4. Turn on mixer and continue to mix until all dry ingredients are added.

5. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least a hour, then once chilled, on a floured surface place 1/2 of dough and roll out.

6. Start in the center and go to the edge and then the center to the other edge.

7. Switch directions and roll out until the width is about the size of your pinky. Use any heart cookie cutter to cut.

8. Repeat the roll out process until all dough is used!

9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes and watch closely.

10. Let them sit on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.

11. Next, frost once cooled.

 

12. Combine all of the frosting ingredients together.

13. Add milk slowly until you get the right consistency. If you add too much milk then add a little more powdered sugar.

14. Spread evenly on the heart sugar cookies and the write your favorite valentines sayings.

15. Lastly, serve and enjoy!

Sugar Cookie Instructions

  1. Cream together butter, crisco, powdered sugar and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add in egg and vanilla. Whip together and scrap the sides and whip together.
  3. In a sifter, place flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter and place sifter over wet ingredients and sift.
  4. Turn on mixer and continue to mix until all dry ingredients are added.
  5. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least a hour, then once chilled, on a floured surface place 1/2 of dough and roll out.
  6. Start in the center and go to the edge and then the center to the other edge.
  7. Switch directions and roll out until the width is about the size of your pinky. Use any heart cookie cutter to cut.
  8. Repeat the roll out process until all dough is used!
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes and watch closely.
  10. Let them sit on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack. Frost once cooled and serve!

Frosting Instructions:

  1. Combine all of the frosting ingredients.
  2. Add milk slowly until the right constancy. If you accidentally add too much milk add a little more powdered sugar.
  3. Spread frosting evenly onto the cookies and then write your favorite valentines sayings.

 

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