Sugar cookies for valentines day?

Question by cali_blueeyes_chick: Sugar cookies for valentines day?
Anyone know a great recipe for sugar cookies that I can make heart cutouts with? I need a cute recipe for vday!

Best answer:

Answer by Kuchiki Rukia
Sugar Cookies

* 1 1/2 cups white sugar
* 4 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

- In a large bowl, combine well the above ingredients

- In a separate bow, beat 1 egg with 1 cup softened butter or margarine until light and fluffy. At low speed of an electric mixer add 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla and pour in the mixture of above ingredients. Mix until combined, using hands if necessary.

- Cover dough and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

- Remove dough from the refrigerator. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

- Roll chilled dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8″ thick.

- Cut dough into desired shapes. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375°F (190°C) for 10 to 12 minutes. (Makes 2 dozen)

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  1. Christie says:

    I have a great one. I am making sugar cookies for valentines day also. The recipe I use (for Christmas as well), is the sugar cookie recipe in the Better Homes and Gardens Cook book. There is also a recipe next to it for the icing, which is just confectioners sugar and milk and food coloring. It’s my favorite!

  2. buff23_7 says:

    its easiest to just buy the premade dough and cut it.
    i like pillsbury.

  3. lala haha gaga mama says:

    Honey Valentine Cookies
    Almond cookies are cut out in heart shapes for Valentine’s Day.
    INGREDIENTS:
    3/4 cup butter, softened
    3/4 cup honey
    1/4 tsp almond extract
    2-1/2 cups flour
    1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
    PREPARATION:
    With an electric mixer, beat butter, honey and almond extract until mixture is light and fluffy. Add flour, a cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in almonds. Shape 1/2-cup portions of dough into heart shapes, no thicker than 1/2-inch, on ungreased baking sheet.
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  4. Faith&Hope2007 says:

    Easy sugar cookies buy the betty crocker sugar cookie mix. It takes atleast 20 to mix and bake. Cool for about 30 mins or so. Mix powdered sugar with water add water slowly until you reach you desired consistency. Add alot of red food coloring for red icing a little red food coloring for pink or leave it white. In a zip lock bag pour all of icing in there and cut the end of the bag not a big cut but enough to make a medium size line. Zig Zag the icing. and your cookies will look Great!! To add a little more color buy gold flakes a sprinkle over cookie.

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