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Sugar Cookies with LOVE for your Valentine

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Heart shaped sugar cookies with a red heart in the middle

Sugar Cookies with LOVE

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Refrigerate dough Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Yield: 24 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts


You have to try these Valentine's Day Sugar Cookies as they are classic cookies in every sense of the word and you can surprise your Valentine with some of those soon!


Units Scale
  • 250g butter (soft)
  • 250g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 500g all-purpose flour


Beat butter and sugar.

Add eggs and vanilla and beat well.

Mix in sifted flour to form a soft smooth dough.

Colour a small portion with red gel colour.

Leave remaining dough uncoloured.

Flatten the dough between plastic wrap and refrigerate for 40 mins.

Roll out uncoloured dough and cut heart shapes and place on a lined baking tray using a small heart cutter, cut out heart centre and replace with the same size red heart.

Bake at 200°C for 35 mins until edges just turn slightly brown.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Vashnee Chinnah


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 73
  • Fat: 9
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 26
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 38

Keywords: heart shaped sugar cookies, valentine, heart-shaped sugar biscuits

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12 thoughts on “Sugar Cookies with LOVE for your Valentine”

  1. I love that you are sharing a classic. I am all about classics as of late. I do have to admit, though, it has been years since I have had a sugar cookie. Thank you for joining the Bloggers Pit stop with @askdrho


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