Recipe: Heart-shaped sugar cookies

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!

I made some cute cookies for my Valentine. I’m so thankful that he loves sweets and that I got to use my Kitchen Aid Mixer!

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Sugar cookie recipe:

Cream together: 1 cup butter and 2/3 cup sugar (I used Splenda)

Beat in: 1 egg

Add: 1 tsp vanilla, 1/2 tsp salt, 2 1/2 sifted flour (I used wheat)

  1. Mix until all ingredients are well blended.

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2. Chill dough 3-4 hours before rolling.

3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

4. Roll out 1/4 inch thick and cut.

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5. Bake about 8-10 mins or until barely colored.

6. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.

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Frosting:

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 tbs butter

1 tsp milk

1/s tsp vailla

1/4 tsp lemon juice

  1. Melt butter
  2. Combine all ingredients
  3. Beat until smooth

(Add food coloring if desired)

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Both my husband and I are nurses. I attempted to make a premature ventricular contraction, when your heart skips a beat ๐Ÿ˜‰

Making cookies from scratch made me realize how much I can’t wait to have kids. I can’t wait to bake with my kids and have them make a mess with the flour. I can’t wait to see the joy in their faces when they are decorating their own cookies or handing out their creations to their friends for Valentine’s day. Those are the memories I can’t wait to make. But for now, I can make sweet memories with my husband. It’s our 2nd married Valentine’s day and I can’t wait to celebrate. Hope everyone has a great day!!

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