Stained glass Valentines Cookies

valentines day

The countdown is on until Valentines Day and whilst some like to shower with presents I think the home made gifts are where the love comes from.

Today I am sharing a easy recipe for Stained Glass Cookies

 Ingredients 

125 grams of butter, softened

1/2 Cup of Caster Sugar

2 Cups Self Raising Flour

1 Egg

2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

15 Watermelon Jolly Ranchers

2 x heart cookie cutters

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper

2.Combine butter, caster sugar and vanilla extract into a bowl and use an electric mixer to cream ingredients together

3.Add self raising flour to the mixture and allow to combine for 1 minutes

4. Add 1 x egg to the mixture and allow mixture to combine until a ball of dough is formed

5.Place dough on a floured bench and roll out to approximately 3mm thick

6. Take the larger cookie cutter and cut out hearts

7. Take the smaller cookie cutter and cut out the centres of the larger hearts

8. Place cookies on the baking tray

9. Place an unwrapped jolly rancher into each centre

10. Place in the oven for 10-12 minutes

Makes 15-18 Cookies


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