Cocoa Cookie Hearts

Jane Kaylie

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Cocoa Cookie Hearts


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Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margarine softened
1 c
sugar
2 eggs
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cocoa any brand
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and eggs on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
2
Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture beating until well blended. Cover; refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
3
Heat oven to 350 F. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to ⅛-inch thickness; cut with heart shaped cookie cutter.
4
Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until no imprint remains when touched lightly in center.
5
Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with VALENTINE FROSTING; decorate as desired. About 4 dozen cookies.
6
VALENTINE FROSTING: In bowl, beat powdered sugar, shortening, milk, vanilla and food color, if desired, until smooth and of spreading consistency. About ¾ cup frosting.
7
VARIATION: CHOCOLATE VALENTINE FROSTING: Stir 3 tablespoons Cocoa into powdered sugar.
8
Omit food color. Proceed as directed above, increasing milk to 3 table spoons.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American