How sweet it is to be loved by you!

Here is the recipe for these delicious-looking sugar cookies! Cut them into cute hearts for Valentine’s Day or use any shaped cookie cutter for other holidays! Baked goods are the perfect way to show your love for someone and these cookies are simply divine! Plus, don’t we all know that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach?

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

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Sugar Cookies:

  • 7 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 1/3 C Shortening
  • 1 C Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 ½ C Flour (Add ¼ C more if too sticky)
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt

Cream butter, shortening & sugar. Mix in eggs & vanilla. Blend well. Mix in flour, baking powder & salt. Divide into 2 balls and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill at least one hour. Roll dough to 1/8-1/4” thick on lightly floured surface. Cut and decorate or bake and frost.

Bake at 375˚ for 8-10 minutes on an ungreased baking sheet. Serves 4 dozen.

Sugar Cookie Icing

  • Approximately 2 C Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Softened Margarine
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1-2 tsp Meringue Powder

Blend above ingredients and add milk a little at a time to desired consistency. If too thin, add more sugar. Will dry to a hardened, smooth surface.

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