Sweet Creations LLC

Cakes are Fun Blog

Seeing Double Cookies for Valentine's Day

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 6:00 AM

I love cookies.  I love making them, decorating them and eating them! 

One of my favorite cookie cutters is the Wilton Comfort Grip Double Heart Cookie Cutter :



And lucky for us Wilton has several ideas for decorating these cookies on their site:


Heart to Heart http://www.wilton.com/idea/Heart-To-Heart-Cookies

Heartbeat Treat http://www.wilton.com/idea/Heartbeat-Treat-Cookies

I Heart Chocolate http://www.wilton.com/idea/I-Heart-Chocolate-Cookies

Loving Couple http://www.wilton.com/idea/Loving-Couple-Cookies

Name of Love http://www.wilton.com/idea/Name-of-Love-Cookies


Recipes:


Large Batch Roll-Out Cookies


Source: 2002 Yearbook


Tools:

Cookie Sheet

Cookie Cutters


Ingredients:

2 cups (1 lb.) unsalted butter, softened

3 cups granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon No Color Almond Extract

5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

2 teaspoons salt


Makes: Makes about 6 dozen 3-inch cookies.


Instructions


Preheat oven to 400°F.

In mixer bowl, cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Beatin egg and extracts. Mix flour, baking powder and salt; add to buttermixture 1 cup at a time, mixing after each addition. Do not chilldough.

Divide dough into 2 balls. On a floured surface, roll each ball intoa circle approximately 12 inches in diameter and 1/8 inch thick. Dipcookie cutter in flour before each use.

Bake cookies on ungreased cookie sheet 6-7 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.

 


Chocolate Roll Out Cookie Dough


Source: Cupcake Fun


Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter or margarine softened

1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract

3 squares (3 ounces) unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder


Makes: Makes about 2 - 2 1/2 dozen cookies. Each cookie serves 1.


Iinstructions


Preheat oven to 375°F. Inlarge mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar with mixer untillight and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Blend in chocolate.Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to butter mixture,beating until smooth. Cover and chill until firm, about 1 hour. Rolldough approximately 1/8 in. thick. Dip cutters in flour, cut andtransfer cookies to cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove to rack andcool thoroughly. Recipe may be doubled.

 


Large Batch Quick Pour Cookie Icing


Poured icing is the fast and easy way to cover irregular shapes like cut-out cookies. Our LargeBatch Quick Pour Cookie Icing dries smooth and hard, like royal icing,so you can add on other decorations and piped details.


Ingredients:

5 cups confectioners' sugar sifted

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup light corn syrup


Makes: About 3 cups of icing.


Instructions Place sugar and milk inbowl. Stir until mixed thoroughly. Add corn syrup and mix well. Forfilling in areas, use thinned icing (add small amounts of light cornsyrup until desired consistency is reached).

 






Categories: Projects from Wilton, Recipes

Post a Comment

Oops!

Oops, you forgot something.

Oops!

The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

You must be a member to comment on this page. Sign In or Register

0 Comments