CONVERSATION HEARTS SUGAR COOKIES

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

THIS IS MY GO TO COOKIE RECIPE ITS JUST PERFECT.....THERE SEEMS TO B ALOT OF STEPS BUT I SWEAR ITS AN EASY N FUN TO DO & THESE COOKIES TASTE FRESH EVEN A WEEK LATER...I USED MY BEST SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE BUT WANTED TO REPOST IT WITH MY CONVERSATION HEARTS COOKIE . PERFECT FOR VALENTINES DAY......ENJOY ;)


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Serves:

3 DOZEN

Prep:

3 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, room temp
1/2 c
shortenn, butter flavord
2 c
white sugar
4 large
eggs, room temp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
5 c
flour
2 tsp
bakn powder
1 tsp
salt

COOKIE GLAZE

6 c
confections sugar (u will need more for more colors of diff cookie glaze)
milk...used a tsp at a time to achieve desired consistency
food coloring
almond extract
plastic sandwich bags ;)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MIX SOFTEND BUTTER N SHORTENN WITH SUGAR UNTIL SMOOTH. BEAT IN EGGS N VANILLA N ALMOND EXTRACTS.
2
ADD FLOUR, BAKN POWDER N SALT...MIX UNTIL COMBINED....COVER N REFRIGERATE FOR ATLEAST FEW HOURS TO OVERNITE.
3
PLACE PARCHMENT PAPER ON TWO COOKIE SHEETS N SET ASIDE . PREHEAT OVEN TO 400
4
ON A CLEAN SURFACE SPRINKLE CONFECTIONERS SUGAR N ON FREQUENTLY ON ROLLN PIN . ROLL OUT HALF OF THE DOUGH TO 1/4-1/2 " THICKNESS N PUT OTHER HALF BAK IN REFRIGERATOR...USE A HEART SHAPED COOKIE CUTTER N START CUTTN THEN PLACING HEARTS ON PARCHMENT LINED COOKIE SHEETS.
5
BAKE COOKIES FOR 12 MINUTES OR UNTIL COOKIES EDGE STRTS TO TURN A LITE BROWN. REMOVE COOKIES N PLACE ON A COOLING RACK. NOW FINISH WITH REMAINN DOUGH IN FRIDGE...ONCE COOLD U CAN PUT ON PLATE UNTIL U R READY TO DECORATE ;)
6
NOW WE R READY TO DECORATE ...IN 3 OR 4 SEPERATE SMALL BOWLS PUT ABOUT 2 CUPS OF CONFECTIONERS SUGAR INTO EACH ...PUT 3 DROPS OF DIFFERENT COLORD FOOD COLORING INTO EACH BOWL ALONG WITH 1/2 TSP OF ALMOND EXTRACT AND 2 TSP OF MILK INTO EACH...MIX THOROUGHLY IF SPREADING CONSISTENCY IS NOT REACHD ADD EITHER MORE MILK OR CONFECTIONS SUGAR.
7
WITH EITHER A SMALL OFFSET SPATULA OR BAK OF A TSP SHMEAR COOKIE GLAZE ONTO COOKIE N SET ASIDE...UNTIL ALL COOKIES R GLAZED WITH A COLOR.
8
TAKE A DARK COLORD GLAZE (make it a lil darker than the glaze on cookies...about half cup ) SPOON THIS INTO THE CORNER OF PLASTIC SANDWICH BAG N TWIST BAG TO PUSH GLAZE TO CORNER N WITH SCISSORS SNIP THE CORNER EVER SO SLIGHTLY....THIS WILL B UR WRITING GLAZE ;). START WRITING SLOWLY ON EACH COOKIE ...ANY CUTE SAYN ;)
9
LAST STEP. COOKIES MUST AIR DRY FOR ABOUT 12 HOURS OR LONGER B4. U CAN STACK FOR PACKN...GLAZE WILL DRY HARD.....OR U CAN START EATN ANYTIME :)

About this Recipe

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