Friday, February 13, 2009

Love Cookies

Ceramic plate Susse Collection cookies made by susse
Here is quick gift to make for Valentines day. Love Cookies. Very simple recipe You will need a heart shaped cookie cutter for this. Love Cookies: Ingredients: 4oz butter or margarine Vanilla essence 4oz Caster sugar 8 oz plain flour 1Egg Caster sugar Makes about 30-40 cookies depending on your cutter. How to: Cream the butter/marg and sugar and beat in the egg. Stir in a few drops of vanilla essence and the sieved flour,using enough milk to give a stiff dough. Knead lightly and roll out thinly,cut out into fancy or plain shapes and prick with a fork. Bake in a moderately hot oven for 10-15 minutes,until lightly browned. Put on to a wire tray and dredge with caster sugar. Easy peasie package them in a nice box and give to loved one or to friends so say thank you and I love you. TIP: If your dough turns out really sticky and hard to roll out sprinkle some dry flour on to dough and need it in. This recipe is from my trusty old car boot cook book find . I love kids cooking section with cute photos.

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