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Jan 11, 2022


Sweetheart Cookies

Beautiful heart-shaped sweetheart cookies with an extra sparkle make for a delicious treat! These Sweetheart Cookies come out of the oven already decorated—no need to make a batch of frosting. I added the sprinkles before I baked the cookies. Prep Time: 6 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 40 minutes

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup sugar sprinkles



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    In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar on high until creamy.sweetheartcookies4
    Add eggs and lemon extract and beat until smooth.sweetheartcookies5
  • In a separate bowl sift flour, cream of tartar, and baking soda.
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    Then add to the mixing bowl, and beat on low until combined.


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    Wrap cookie dough in cling wrap and place in the fridge for at least 6 hours, I have found that overnight is the best.sweetheartcookies11
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Then on a floured surface roll cookie dough out to 1/4 inch thick.sweetheartcookies12
    Cut out hearts with a cookie cutter.sweetheartcookies13
    Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Then add sprinkles.

    Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Then cool on a cookie rack. Serve and enjoy!

    Tip: Use this recipe for any Holiday. It is always a crowd-pleaser.

    Servings: 24
    Serving Size: 1
    Calories: 168

    This is Renee “Doing what I Love.”

    If you try this recipe don’t forget to leave a comment below. I love hearing from you!

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Hi there! My name is Renee Dalton. I'm not a professional chef but a self taught cook and baker. I have loved to cook and bake for as long as I can remember. Cooking and baking for others is one thing that brings me a lot of joy.

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