Valentine Rainbow Heart Cookies
- ¾ cup unsalted butter (170g), softened
- 1¼ cups confectioners’ sugar (155g)
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
- 3 egg yolks at room temperature (large eggs)
- 2 ½ cups cake flour (310g)
- Food colors
- Egg wash: 1 egg white & 1 teaspoon water
Soften the butter and whisk until creamy like mayonnaise without lumps.
Mix in confectioners' sugar.
Stir in vanilla, salt, and egg yolks.
Fold in cake flour.
Transfer to clean working surface and knead.
Make the rainbow color dough.
The dough is portioned as follows.
One-third of the dough uncolored
The remaining dough is divided into 6 equal portions (or close as possible) and colored using gel colors Red/orange/yellow/green/blue/purple
Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Roll out red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet cookie dough.
The thickness of each cookie dough sheet should be adjusted to the size of your cookie cutter.
Pile up six rainbow sheets brushing egg wash between the sheets.
And let set in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Slice the rainbow sheet. The width should be smaller than the height of your cookie cutter.
Turn each rainbow cookie dough brick, so that you can see the rainbow layers.
And make rainbow hearts with a heart cookie cutter. And let set in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Pile up the rainbow hearts applying egg wash as glue between the hearts. And freeze for 1 hour.
Now carefully cover the rainbow heart cookie roll with small pieces of vanilla dough and make a cylinder.
And let set in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Brush the dough with egg wash and roll in the bed of rainbow sprinkles.
Slice the dough and let set in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Then bake for 10-11 minutes at 335 F. (170 C), or until light brown.
Let cool on the pan for 5 minutes. Then transfer to a wire rack and completely cool.
Amount Per Serving Calories 109Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 37mgSodium 10mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 0gSugar 5gProtein 2g
Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.
Valentine Rainbow Heart Cookies, The best and most beautiful Valentine Rainbow Heart Cookies ever. It is an incredibly beautiful and showstopper cookie.
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Post updated January 14, 2021
Thank you to Vashnee Chinnah for sharing this awesome treat with the group.