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Valentine Sugar Cookies Recipe

Valentine Sugar Cookies Recipe

"The almond flavor makes these delicious sugar cookies quite unique," says Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:21 servings

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 all-purpose flour
  • Red decorator's sugar, optional

Directions

  • 1. 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.