Love heart cookies

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Love heart cookies
These adorable biscuits are light and buttery and perfect for Valentine's day! 

250g caster sugar

200g unsalted butter

1 large egg

2 tsp vanilla extract

300g cups plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

Icing glaze

450g icing sugar, sifted

2 tbsp glucose syrup

2 tbsp milk

Food colouring of your choice (pink, red and white work especially)

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until the texture is light and fluffy.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Add in an egg and vanilla extract and beat. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Combine ingredients together.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Divide dough mixture in half and roll into balls. Flatten them to resemble disks and cover in cling film. Place in the fridge to chill for an hour.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a baking sheet with baking paper and set aside.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Sprinkle flour on your work surface, roll dough to 1/2 cm thickness and cut into heart shapes using a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Place on the tray and bake for 12-15 minutes or until pale golden.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Transfer cookies to racks to cool.

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font-family:Arial;color:#343435">Combine icing ingredients together and add food colouring. Ice liberally and add sprinkles if desired. You can use an icing pen to write your message!

Serves
12

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Cake Stall, Cookies & Biscuits

Special Info
Vegetarian, Pregnant Mums

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