Desserts

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

When I lived in Kansas City I used to get sugar cookies almost every week form Blue Chip Cookies and Ice cream. Since I moved to San Diego I have been trying different recipes, and so far this is the best one. This is not the same type of cookie that I used to get at Blue Chip Cookies and Ice Cream… but they are delicious and I thought it was worth for me to share.

Also, Valentine’s day is another opportunity to show appreciation to family, friends, and coworkers of their love, friendship, and work. I made these cookies to share with friends and coworkers. maybe you will be inspired and also bake some for your loved ones.

Ingredients for Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tsp cream of tartar

  • Beat sugar and butter until fully mixed.
  • Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract. mix all ingreadients until it is fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
  • Combine all ingredients.
  • Divide dough into two balls and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Roll dough on floured surface.
  • Cut out the dough and place cookies on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 9 minutes.

Ingredients for icing

  • 2 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar
  • 1 Tsp almond extract
  • 1/3 cup milk

  • Mix sugar, almond extract, and milk until cream.
  • Place icing in a large bowl, and dip cookies.

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