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Shortbread Hearts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 3 min
  • Servings 2

Treat the sweethearts in your life by gifting them with these hearts. They'll love you for it! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon almond extract
1/4
teaspoon red food color
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup sliced almonds
1/4
cup white baking chips
1
teaspoon shortening
Betty Crocker™ heart decors, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter, powdered sugar, almond extract and food color in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in flour and almonds.
  • 2
    Divide dough in half; cover half and set aside. Place remaining half on ungreased cookie sheet; press into heart shape, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on cookie sheet 25 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet to serving platter. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • 4
    Place baking chips and shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on Medium-High (70%) about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over shortbread. Sprinkle with candy hearts.

Expert Tips

  • Make Shortbread Lips! Press half of dough into oval shape, about 1/4 inch thick, on ungreased cookie sheet. Shape each end to form point. Press center of oval to form lips.
  • It's party time! Bake several hearts and lips, supply lots of frosting and decorating candies and let the fun begin!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
Saturated Fat
11 g
Cholesterol
45 mg
Sodium
110 mg
Potassium
60 mg
Total Carbohydrate
27 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%
12%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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