Cocoa Cookie Hearts

Jane Kaylie


Cocoa Cookie Hearts


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10 Min


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  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine softened
  • 1 c
  • ·
    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
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Cocoa Cookie Hearts


  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.

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About Cocoa Cookie Hearts

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

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