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Valentine Butter Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.


18-19 dozen

These cookies are my grandchildren's favorite. I've even shaped the dough in the form of their initials for special occasions. They make a great dessert anytime.
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  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Red colored sugar, optional


  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Shape with a cookie press. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Decorate with sugar if desired. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are light brown.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 68 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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