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Valentine sugar cookies

Make something special to celebrate Valentine's Day.


1 c butter (softened, or soft margarine)
1 1⁄2 c sugar (confectioner's sugar)
1 egg (lightly beaten)
2 1⁄2 c flour (all purpose)


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and extracts. Stir in flour; mix well. Chill for several hours.

Pre-heat oven to 375°F. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to ¼ inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2 or 3 inch heart shaped cookie cutter.

Place on ungreased baking sheets; sprinkle with red sugar, if desired. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Total time
40 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


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