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Valentine Heart Sandwich Cookies

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  1 reviews
  • 40 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Kids will love making these easy, festive Valentine cookies!

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies (24 cookies)
3/4
cup fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting (from 12-oz container)
Red food color
2
tablespoons white decorator sugar crystals

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Using 1-inch heart-shaped cutter, cut the centers out of 12 of the cookies. Set aside for another use. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir frosting and 1 drop red food color until well blended. Spread 1 tablespoon frosting on bottom side of each of the 12 uncut cookies. Top each with cookie with center cut out; press together gently. Sprinkle heart centers with sugar. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Using 1-inch heart-shaped cutter, cut the centers out of 12 of the cookies. Set aside for another use. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir frosting and 1 drop red food color until well blended. Spread 1 tablespoon frosting on bottom side of each of the 12 uncut cookies. Top each with cookie with center cut out; press together gently. Sprinkle heart centers with sugar. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Substitute clear, red or pink edible glitter for the decorator sugar crystals for a sparkly cookie.

For red instead of pink filling, increase red food color to 2 or 3 drops.

Roll cookies in colored decorator sugar or decorating decors before baking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
110mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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