Valentine Heart Sandwich Cookies

Kids will love making these easy, festive Valentine cookies!

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12
 

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

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  • 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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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