Sweetheart Cookies

sweetheart cookies

Sweetheart Cookies

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Whether you're looking for a classic, great-tasting sugar cookie or a decadent red velvet cookie, Sweetheart Cookies are perfect for any occasion.
Servings: 10
Calories: 183


  • 4 oz butter
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 2 tbsp coffee essence
  • 1 egg
  • 0 oz plain flour

for the decoration

  • 4 oz icing sugar sieved
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • a few drops of red food colouring
  • pink and cream ribbons 1/2 inch wide


  • Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Stir in the coffee essence and egg, and mix thoroughly.
  • Fold in the flour and turn the mixture onto a board dusted with icing sugar.
  • Knead gently and roll out to 6mm (1/4 in) thickness and cut into heart shapes.
  • Cut a smaller heart shape in the centre for the ribbon.
  • Place on a baking tray and bake for approximately 15 minutes at 180°C (350°F) Gas 4 and leave to cool.
  • Put the decoration ingredients into a bowl and mix until smooth. Spoon into a piping bag with a fine plain nozzle and pipe around the edges of the cookies and round the shape in the centre.
  • Allow to dry and thread the ribbons through the cookies and tie.
Calories: 183 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Protein: 1 g
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 41 mg
Sodium: 88 mg
Potassium: 13 mg
Sugar: 23 g
Vitamin A: 307 IU
Calcium: 6 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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