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Heart-of-My-Heart Cookies

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24
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Who wouldn't love delicious decorated heart-shaped sugar cookies?

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar

Powdered Sugar Glaze, if desired

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
3
to 3 1/2 tablespoons milk

Decorations, if desired

Betty Crocker™ colored sugars
Betty Crocker™ decorating icings (from 4.25-oz tubes)

Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, beat butter, 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, the vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until chilled.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll each half 1/4 inch thick. Cut with 3 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 2 inches apart. If desired, sprinkle with colored sugars.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until delicately golden. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Spread glaze over cookies. Decorate with decorator icings.

Expert Tips

Short of time? Use a pouch of Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix instead of the scratch recipe.

Cut cookies, using a cutter dipped in flour or powdered sugar, as close together as possible on the rolled dough to avoid rerolling (rerolled dough will be a little tougher).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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