Heart-shaped cookies are very common on Valentine’s Day as they are easy to make and delicious. You can decorate the heart-shaped cookies in multiple ways in order to make them more attractive towards your loved ones. These cookies are just perfect for any kind of get-together on Valentine’s Day. Heart-shaped cookies are also available in the bakeries but making it at home will add in your love, making them more delicious. Go through the given below step by step procedure to make Valentine Heart Cookies for your loved ones:
(1 Cup / 2 sticks) unsalted butter
(2 Cups) sugar
Two large eggs
(4 2/3 Cups) of all-purpose flour
(1-tablespoon) baking soda
(1/4 cup) buttermilk
(1/2 Cup) pale pink or white sanding sugar
Petal dust in pink, orange, or violet tones
A heart shaped cookie cutter
Take a large mixing bowl and place one cup of unsalted butter and 2 cups of sugar in it. Mix both of the ingredients with the help of a paddle attachment for almost four minutes until nice and fluffy. Add two large eggs one by one and beat the mixture properly.
In a separate large mixing bowl, add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Turn on your mixer at slow speed and gradually add the flour-mixture to it. Continue alternating the mixture until all ingredients mix thoroughly.
Now form dough and wrap it properly with a plastic wrap. Put your dough in the refrigerator for almost one hour.
Meanwhile, colour the sanding sugar by putting few tablespoons of it in a small mixing bowl. Add the petal dust and mix it until you get it to the colour you want for your heart-shaped cookies.
Take two of the baking sheets and line them properly with parchment paper. Now, flour a flat surface and your rolling pin.
Take the cold dough out of the refrigerator and roll it to around 1/8 of an inch thick. Pick up your sharp heart shaped cookie cutter, cutting out cookie shapes.
Place your heart-shape cookies on the baking sheets and cool them in the refrigerator for minimum 30 minutes. Take out the cookies after 30 minutes and sprinkle some of the sugar sand on them.
Bake your heart-shaped cookies in a 350 degree preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer your cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. Your yummy heart-shaped cookies are ready to serve. However, you can decorate your cookies according to the Valentine’s Day theme.