Little Heart Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: International
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Serves: 40
Little Heart Cookies
  • 50g butter, softened
  • 25g icing sugar
  • quarter of a tsp of red food colouring
  • 1 tsp of milk
  • quarter of a tsp of vanilla essence
  • 75g plain flour
  • Other things you will need:
  • cookie cutter
  • rolling pin
  • two baking trays
  • a bowl
  1. Wipe/spray the baking trays with cooking oil.
  2. Heat the oven to 180C.
  3. Put the butter into a bowl and stir until its creamy.
  4. Sift the icing sugar into the butter and sift again until the sugar its integrated and smooth.
  5. Add the red food colouring into the mixture and mix until the butter cream is light pink.
  6. Add the milk and vanilla essence.
  7. Sift the flour through a sieve into the bowl and stir everything together.
  8. Get your hands into the bowl and squeeze the mixture into a dough.
  9. Dust your rolling pin and a clean surface with flour
  10. Roll out the dough until it is slightly thinner than your little finger.
  11. Use the cookie cutter to cut lots of heart shapes from the dough.
  12. Lift the shapes onto the baking trays.
  13. You might have scrap of dough left off so do squeeze the leftovers and repeat the procedure above until you have no dough left.
  14. Bake the cookies for 6-8 minutes.
  15. Take them out of the oven and leave them on trays until they are cool.
  16. While they are still slightly warm sprinkle some more icing sugar on top.
Recipe by Romanian Mum Blog at