Heart-Shaped Spice Cookies

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Heart-Shaped Spice CookiesRecipe
These spice cookies are like a warm hug to celebrate this Valentine's Day.

7 dozen cookies

Cost per Serving:

$.08

Ingredients

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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
16 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup packed light brown sugar

Preparation

In a large bowl, combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and salt.

In a separate large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture, a little at a time, and beat until mixture forms a stiff yet pliable dough. Turn out onto a floured work surface and knead into a ball. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 400°F and line 2 large baking sheets with parchment. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out cookies with a 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place cookies about 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Bake until cookies are firm in center, about 10 minutes. Let cool on wire racks. Repeat with remaining dough.

Created date

February 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Fat 5 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 17 mg