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Valentine Sugar Cookies

 Valentine Sugar Cookies
"The almond flavor makes these delicious sugar cookies quite unique," says Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota.
21 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • Red decorator's sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and extracts. Stir in
  • flour; mix well. Chill several hours. On a lightly floured surface,
  • roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2- or 3-in.
  • heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets;
  • sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 169 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.