Frosted Heart Cookies

Perfect for a Valentine's Day treat, or a bridal shower or wedding reception cookie tray.

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies, well chilled
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/3
cup powdered sugar
Additional 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Frosting

2
cups powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup shortening
2
to 4 tablespoons milk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
Food color

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed. In small bowl, mix 1/3 cup powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon flour.
  • 2 Sprinkle half of sugar mixture onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick. With 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter dipped in sugar mixture, cut out dough hearts. On ungreased cookie sheets, place hearts 2 inches apart. Repeat with remaining dough and sugar mixture.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat all frosting ingredients except food color until smooth and spreadable. Beat in desired amount of food color. Pipe or spread on cooled cookies. Let stand until frosting is dry. Store cookies in single layer in covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed. In small bowl, mix 1/3 cup powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon flour.
  • 2 Sprinkle half of sugar mixture onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick. With 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter dipped in sugar mixture, cut out dough hearts. On ungreased cookie sheets, place hearts 2 inches apart. Repeat with remaining dough and sugar mixture.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat all frosting ingredients except food color until smooth and spreadable. Beat in desired amount of food color. Pipe or spread on cooled cookies. Let stand until frosting is dry. Store cookies in single layer in covered container.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.