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How to make valentines day cookies

Make Valentines Day Cookies

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INGREDIENTS
Here are all of the ingredients.  Partially melt butter in the microwave

Here are all of the ingredients. Partially melt butter in the microwave

Use the paddle attachment

Use the paddle attachment

Mix all wet ingredients with the sugar

Mix all wet ingredients with the sugar

Stir together the flour with the baking soda and cream of tartar

Stir together the flour with the baking soda and cream of tartar

Here is the sugar/butter mixture

Here is the sugar/butter mixture

Add flour

Add flour

It looks loose but now it goes into the fridge for two hours to firm up

It looks loose but now it goes into the fridge for two hours to firm up

Into the fridge

Into the fridge

After two hours preheat oven to 350 F and roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick.  Use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes

After two hours preheat oven to 350 F and roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes

I did hearts for valentines day! Bake in the oven for 7-8 mins or until just starting to get a golden color

I did hearts for valentines day! Bake in the oven for 7-8 mins or until just starting to get a golden color

Yum! Now let them cool while making the icing

Yum! Now let them cool while making the icing

Here are the icing ingredients

Here are the icing ingredients

Use the whisk attachment

Use the whisk attachment

Put all ingredients in except the food coloring

Put all ingredients in except the food coloring

Start mixing, it will look like it isn't going to come together but it will.  If it is too thick, add more corn syrup.  Then add your food coloring until you get the desired color

Start mixing, it will look like it isn't going to come together but it will. If it is too thick, add more corn syrup. Then add your food coloring until you get the desired color

Perfect! Now dip the face of each cookie into the icing.  The icing will dry to the touch after about half an hour

Perfect! Now dip the face of each cookie into the icing. The icing will dry to the touch after about half an hour

Enjoy! Happy valentines day!

  • 3.0c Flour
  • 1/2c Powdered sugar
  • 1.0tsp Baking soda
  • 1.0tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1.0Tbsp Vanilla
  • 1.0 Egg
  • 1.0c Butter
  • 1.0tsp Almond extract
  • ****for the icing****
  • 1.0c Powdered sugar
  • 3.0tsp Milk
  • 3.0tsp Corn syrup
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla
  • Food coloring