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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Tiny Shortbread Sweetheart Cookies for Valentine's Day

~~~Love is all around~~~

I have seen so many BEAUTIFUL looking recipes.  There is one that I fell in-love with the moment I saw and knew it had my name all over it! 
Couldn't you put your heart into something this gorgeous?

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The minute I saw Fresh Eggs Daily post with the recipe, my plan began!

Tiny Sweetheart Cookies


2 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cup powder sugar, sifted
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 Tsp baking powder
2 cups all purpose flour
Red food coloring (for tinting icing)


Cream butter and Sugar
Add Vanilla
Combine baking powder and flour
Add baking flour mixture to mixture on low speed until blended well

Form dough into a ball
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Flatten and wrap with saran wrap

Refrigerate for 30 minutes
Preheat oven to 350°
Line baking sheet with parchment

Roll out dough
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Cut out hearts with mini-heart cookie cutter

Arrange on parchment 1/2" apart photo f5566d91-3c92-44c4-88a0-42dd62d47f0c_zps9f36ad05.jpg

Bake for 10 minutes or until light brown
Allow to cool



1 1/4 cup powder sugar, sifted
1 Tbsp milk
24 Tsp vanilla


Stir up all ingredients
divide your icing into however many colors you are tinting. Tint with food coloring to your desired color, one drop for a light pink, 2 drops for a darker pink and 3 drops for even darker pink.  I used three colors recommended by the recipe.

Tiny, Sweet and Delightful!

Want more recipes?  Foodie Friends Friday  has the best of the best!

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Happy Valentine's Day!


  1. These look very scrumptious! Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  2. So absolutely stinking adorable. thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Your co host fro Nosh My Way.

  3. I would love it if you joined our "One last Valentine's Day Round Up"
    Linky Party and shared this!