Monday, February 20, 2012

Cookie Love

I have a whole bunch of Cookie Cutters and it's a lot of fun to make cookies that suit a particular occasion like these Love Hearts, perfect for Valentines Day!

I always use Nigella's Cut Out Cookie recipe, it's easy and works perfectly every time:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

Cream 6 tablespoons of soft butter with half a cup of Caster Sugar, beat in 1 egg and half a teaspoon of Vanilla Extract. Add a cup and a half of flour and half a teaspoon baking powder, shape into a fat disk, wrap in cling wrap and let rest in the fridge for at least 1 hour.

Roll the dough out and cut into shapes, place the cookies a little apart on cookie sheets lined with baking paper.

Bake for about 10 minutes;  swapping trays after about 5 minutes. When they're ready they wil be golden around the edges; they'll be soft still in the middle, but will harden as they cool, then they are ready to ice!

This post is part of the Sweet Adventures Blog Hop!

Sweet Adventures is a monthly, dessert-themed blog hop organised by JJ from 84th & 3rdKC from The Capers of the Kitchen Crusader, Jennifer from DelicieuxNic from Dining with a Studand Christina from The Hungry Australian

This month’s Blog Hop event, Love At First Bite, is being hosted by Nic from Dining With A Stud. Check out all of the other delicious Love At First Bite submissions below.
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  1. How delightful, I bet these cookies taste fantastic!

    1. Thank-you Lizzy! Wish I could share them with you but all that's left is crumbs!

  2. Dammmmmm your deliscious looking cookies while Im on a no-carb diet!!!!! They look so yuuuummmmmmmmmmmmmmy!!!!!!