Valentine Sugar Cookies

Oxmoor House
3 dozen


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Red decorator sugar crystals


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, milk, and vanilla; mix well.

Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition. Divide dough in half.

Roll half of dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; chill remaining dough. Cut dough with a heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets; bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. Frost with Cherry Frosting and sprinkle with sugar crystals.

Note: Leftover cookies may be placed in an airtight container and frozen for later use.

Created date

February 2010