Frosted Mini Heart Sugar Cookies

We are kicking off our second week of February with our third installment in the Galentine’s Day Blog Series! Featured in this post is C&C’s FAVORITE sugar cookie recipe to make some festive Frosted Mini Heart Sugar Cookies! The sugar cookie mix, which we promise to be the best one we have found, is the one we use for all of our special occasions. It just works. It is easy to make, always tastes amazing, and is sure to wow your guests! You can let your creativity run wild while frosting your mini hearts, which is the fun part about this recipe! So, grab some girlfriends and celebrate the love for your ladies with these awesome Frosted Mini Heart Sugar Cookies! These will fly off the plate, guaranteed!

Things to Know Upfront/Quick Tips

  • You will need a Mini sized Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter
  • You’ll need frosting in Valentine’s themed colors (pink, red, white, etc.) and sprinkles/beads/gems/etc.

What You Need
Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • pinch of salt (if desired)

Liquid/Other Ingredients:

  • 1 cup softened butter (unsalted)
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp. almond extract

Step By Step

  • In a medium size bowl combine your flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and pinch of salt (if desired). Set aside.
  • Cream your sugar and butter. Mix until light fluffy.
  • Add in your egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Mix until combined. Scrap sides of bowl if needed.
  • Grab your dough and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill in fridge for about 1 hour.
  • Set your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Prep a couple baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cut/Divide your dough in two pieces. Flour your surface (counter or you can also do this on parchment paper or baking mats) and roll your dough out until it is about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Grab your cookie cutters and get cutting! Place your cutouts on your baking sheet.
  • Bake for 5-6 minutes. Since they are mini these are not going to need much time in the oven. Every oven is different so be sure to watch them. You don’t want them golden but just cooked or they will crack when cooling.
  • Let cool on counter top/cooling rack.
  • Once cooled, frost away! Use your imagination!

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