It’s All About Hearts – Valentine Heart Sugar Cookies

Valentine Heart Cookies

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s all about hearts . . . decorated heart sugar cookies.  The design options are endless.  Have you tried decorating sugar cookies yet with Royal Icing?  There are so many different ways to say “I love You” … and today I’m saying it with cookies.  Enjoy!

Valentine Heart Cookies

Recipe Source:

Kittencal’s Buttery Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

1 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. For cookies; in a large bowl combine butter with sugar, eggs, vanilla and almond extract; beat using an electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl combine the flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  4. Set oven to 400°F.
  5. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper (do not grease cookie sheets use parchment paper only)
  6. On a very lightly floured surface roll out the dough into about 1/4-inch thickness.
  7. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.
  8. Place cookies 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 4-6 minutes.

(I do not use the icing recipe that come with this cookie recipe.)

Decorated Valentine Heart Cookeis

Decorated Valentine Sugar Cookies

Decorated Valentine Sugar Cookies

Decorated Valentine Sugar Cookies

7 thoughts on “It’s All About Hearts – Valentine Heart Sugar Cookies

  1. Pinning this baby!! What wonderful looking cookies – and I got a kick out of seeing the old Valentine’s Day cards, similar, I’m sure, to those we used to send in my childhood.

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