Valentine’s is less than a week ahead of us! For all of you with a special one to celebrate it with it’s time to think about romantic, sweet recipes to make!
You guys all know that this year I haven’t got a special one to spend this romantic day with…instead I’ll be joining a group of crazy single ppl in this event organized by cityweekend…hehe, it might be fun, why not?
Anyways, back to those who have got a Valentine, make him/her this heart shaped, sweet cookies! ;)
- 1 cup (130 g) all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup (113 g) unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup (30 g) powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup of raspberry jam
- 1 tbsp powdered sugar (to springle on top)
In a bowl of your electric mixer, cream the butter, than add the sugar and keep mixing to incorporate.
Slowly add in flour and vanilla extract and mix until you get a smooth dough.
Cover it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 1 h…You have just made shortbread dough my friend…be proud!
On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough until it is about 1/4 cm thick.
Using a cookie cutter (heart shape) cut out the dough.
Then use a smaller cookie cutter to cut out the centers of half of the cookies you just made.
Place the unbaked cookies on a baking sheet and refrigerate for about 15 min. Then bake them at 180 C (350 f) for about 10 min. Remove’em from the oven and let them cook down on a wire rack. Now dust the top of the cut-out cookies with powdered sugar
and spread the buttom surface of the others with the raspberry jam
then place the cut-out cookies on top and gently sandwich them.
Serve them to your Valentine on the 14th for breakfast!
They were sweet, soft and divine! YUMMY