Be My Valentine Cookie

Be My Valentine Cookie

Show your love by creating a giant "I love you" cookie!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

18

servings

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
egg
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
5
oz. cream cheese, softened (from 8 oz package)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
4
cups powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
1/3
cup chopped maraschino cherries
1/2
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting (from 16 oz container)
  1. Mix together cookie mix, egg and flour. Add 2 oz. cream cheese (reserve remaining 3 oz. cream cheese), 2 tablespoons butter and almond extract; blend. Shape dough into 12x13-inch heart on large ungreased cookie sheet.
  2. Bake at 375°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool on cookie sheet 20 minutes. Carefully remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  3. Beat powdered sugar, 3 oz. cream cheese, remaining butter and cherry juice with electric mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy. Stir in maraschino cherries. Spread over cooled cookie.
  4. Spoon chocolate frosting, reserving 2 tablespoons, into decorating bag, with small star tip (#21); pipe around edges of cookie. Using reserved frosting pipe message on top of cookie.
Makes 18 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Use a tub of sweet Betty Crocker® frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 43g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.