Cocoa Cookie Hearts

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Cocoa Cookie Hearts

Cocoa Cookie Hearts
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Butter or margarine softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup All purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa any brand
  • 1 tbs Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1½ cup Powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs Butter or margarine
  • 2 tbs milk
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and eggs on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  2. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture beating until well blended. Cover; refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  3. Heat oven to 350 F. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to ⅛-inch thickness; cut with heart shaped cookie cutter.
  4. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until no imprint remains when touched lightly in center.
  5. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with VALENTINE FROSTING; decorate as desired. About 4 dozen cookies.
VALENTINE FROSTING:
  1. In bowl, beat powdered sugar, shortening, milk, vanilla and food color, if desired, until smooth and of spreading consistency. About ¾ cup frosting.
VARIATION: CHOCOLATE VALENTINE FROSTING:
  1. Stir 3 tablespoons Cocoa into powdered sugar. Omit food color. Proceed as directed above, increasing milk to 3 table spoons.
 

     

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