Heart Shaped Slice & Bake Sugar Cookies (Valentine's Day)
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • *Plus sprinkles or sugar for topping*
  1. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together. Beat in egg. Add vanilla and milk.
  2. Mix in flour & baking powder (also add ¼ teaspoon salt if using unsalted butter).
  3. Lay 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper on the counter.
  4. Split dough in half. Drop half of the dough on one piece of plastic wrap & the second on the other. Shape/Roll each into a log about 3" in diameter. Then shape into a 3 sided triangle. Use a wooden skewer, ruler, or something similar to run across the middle of one side to create the heart indentation. Use the side of your hand to widen the indentation and round the top of the heart by hand. Wrap up & close off ends of plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  5. After 2 hours Preheat oven to 375 F. degrees.
  6. Take out one log & slice into ¼" slices and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat when ready to bake second log.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are just slightly turning golden.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at http://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2020/02/03/heart-shaped-slice-bake-sugar-cookies-valentines-day/