Heart-Shaped Sandwich Cookies

Heart-Shaped Sandwich Cookies

Makes 80
Prep 20 m
Chill 120 m
Bake 8 m
Bake per batch

Ingredients

Cookies:

Icing:

Directions

Cookies:

  1. 1 of 7 In large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. 2 of 7 In second bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy, 3 minutes. Beat in yolks and vanilla. On low speed, beat in flour mixture in 3 batches, until dough forms. Divide the dough in half; cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. 3 of 7 Grease baking sheets. On floured surface, roll half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness. With 2-inch heart-shaped cutter, cut out cookies. Place on baking sheet(s). Gather scraps together; reroll; cut out more cookies for total of 40 cookies. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  4. 4 of 7 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. 5 of 7 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 8 minutes; dont let brown. Let cookies stand on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove cookies to wire racks. Let cool.
  6. 6 of 7 Roll out remaining half of dough. With 2-inch heart-shape cutter, cut out 40 cookies, using scraps as in step 4. Using 1-inch heart-shaped cutter, cut out centers from 20 cookies. Place all of the cookies on prepared baking sheets.
  7. 7 of 7 Bake in 350 degrees F oven, bite-size cookies 6 minutes, larger cookies 8 minutes. Let stand on sheets 1 minute. Remove cookies to rack to cool.

Icing:

  1. 1 of 1 In bowl, beat sugar, whites and water until glazing consistency, 8 minutes. Divide into thirds in 3 bowls. Tint a third pink, a third violet and leave a third plain. Decorate 20 cutout cookies, 20 bite-size cookies, 40 unfilled cookies. Spread 1 teaspoon jam on each of 20 solid undecorated cookies; top with cutout cookie.

Note:

  1. 1 of 1 Powdered egg whites available from Wilton, 800-794-5866 or www.wilton.com.
Nutrition Information for Heart-Shaped Sandwich Cookies
Servings Per Recipe: 80
Per Serving: 14 mg chol., 3 g Fat, total, 12 g carb., 1 g pro., 72 kcal cal., 0 g fiber, 17 mg sodium, 2 g sat. fat
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