Heart cookies recipe: tasty Mother’s, Valentine’s Day or wedding cookies

Heart cookies recipe: tasty Mother's, Valentine's Day or wedding cookies

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These heart cookies not only look pretty, but also taste heavenly delicious. They are very crumbly, tender, aromatic and have a slightly refreshing note thanks to lemon. The heart cookies are ideal as Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or wedding cookies. But they are also delicious just for snacking in between. You can make them yourself in a flash with just a few ingredients. A detailed heart cookies recipe with exact quantities and step-by-step instructions can be found below.

Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or wedding cookies

All the guests at a wedding are guaranteed to be happy about such homemade gifts. The wedding cookies, which are now offered everywhere in heaps, can’t compete with this. Pack the heart cookies nicely, for example in small organza bags, and distribute them as a guest gift at your wedding. You can also surprise your mom on Mother’s Day or your favorite person on Valentine’s Day with the sweet heart cookies. By the way, they can be personalized very well.

Heart cookies recipe

How to decorate heart cookies?

I coated my wedding cookies with white chocolate and decorated them with colorful sprinkled hearts. Instead of chocolate, you can cover them with sugar icing or fondant, for example. For decorating, sugar pearls and other colorful sugar sprinkles are great instead of hearts, among other things. Let your imagination run wild and decorate the heart cookies to match the special occasion you made them for.

Simply snack on them plain

These heart cookies taste incredibly delicious even without any icing or decoration. So you can make them just for snacking in between. After all, the cookies are ready in a flash and with a few common ingredients. They are perfect not only as a snack during the week, but also as Easter or Christmas cookies.

Mother's Day cookies or Valentine's Day cookies

These cookies are

  • very crumbly,
  • tender,
  • moist,
  • fresh,
  • heavenly delicious,
  • aromatic,
  • easy and quick to make with common ingredients,
  • ideal as Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or wedding cookies,
  • also perfect without any decoration for snacking in between.

How to make delicious heart cookies: the recipe

The heart cookies recipe is very simple and comes with few ingredients. All you have to do is knead the shortbread, cut out the cookies and put them in the oven. After that you just decorate them. Here you can get a rough idea of how the making works and what you need for the recipe. You can find the exact quantities and step-by-step instructions on how to make the heart cookies yourself here below in the box recipe.

For the wedding cookies recipe you will need

  • cold butter,
  • sugar,
  • eggs,
  • flour,
  • cornstarch,
  • lemon zest
  • and a little salt.

To coat and sprinkle the cookies you will also need

  • white chocolate
  • and sprinkled hearts.

How to make wedding cookies or heart cookies: here’s how to do it (Check out the detailed recipe at the bottom.)

  1. First, mix all the dry ingredients together, then add butter and chop it finely. Then you add eggs and knead it briefly and quickly to a roughly homogeneous dough, which you let cool for 1 hour.
  2. Now roll out the dough, cut out heart-shaped cookies and bake them at 180 °C for about 10 minutes.
  3. After cooling, cover the heart cookies with melted white chocolate and sprinkle with sprinkled hearts. Done!

Wedding cookies recipe

How to make heart cookies or wedding cookies: tips and tricks

  • The amount of flour given in the recipe may vary. If your dough is too moist at the end, add some more flour. If it is too dry, add some cold water.
  • Knead the dough only briefly until it reaches a roughly homogeneous consistency and in no case for too long.
  • Do not roll out the dough too thinly. Otherwise, the cookies may taste dry after baking.
  • Do not bake the cookies longer than necessary or they may taste dry. After baking, they should retain their light color.
  • Depending on the size of your cookies, the baking time listed in the recipe could vary.
  • Depending on the size of your heart cookie cutter, the number of cookies listed in the recipe could be different for you.
  • Instead of frosting the cookies with white chocolate, you can also frost them with sugar icing and decorate them any way you like.

Did you make the wedding cookies or heart cookies according to this recipe? I’m looking forward to your result, your star rating and your comment here below, how you succeeded and tasted the sweet cookies.

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Heart cookies recipe: tasty Mother's, Valentine's Day or wedding cookies

Heart cookies (Mother's Day / Valentine's Day / Wedding cookies)

The heart cookies not only look pretty, but also taste heavenly delicious. They are very crumbly, tender, aromatic and have a slightly refreshing note thanks to lemon. The heart cookies are ideal as Mother's Day, Valentine's Day or wedding cookies. But they are also delicious simply for snacking in between. With this recipe you can make them yourself in a flash with just a few ingredients.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
cooling time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Servings 50 cookies

Equipment

  • Heart cookie cutter

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g butter cold
  • 180 g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • approx. 450 g flour
  • 50 g cornstarch
  • zest of 2 organic lemons
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • flour for the work surface

for the icing

  • approx. 150 g white chocolate

for the decorating

  • sprinkled hearts

Instructions
 

  • Mix flour, cornstarch, sugar, salt and lemon zest in a mixing bowl.
  • Add cold butter cut into pieces and chop it finely.
  • Add eggs and knead just briefly to form a roughly homogeneous dough.
  • Divide the dough into three pieces and chill them, covered, for 1 hour.
  • Dust the work surface with flour. First take one piece of dough out of the fridge, roll it out to a thickness of about 0.7 cm, cut out heart-shaped cookies and spread them on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Repeat the same with the remaining two pieces of dough.
  • Bake the heart cookies in a preheated oven at 180 °C top and bottom heat for about 10 minutes (They should keep their light color after baking.) and let them cool.
  • Melt white chocolate slowly in a water bath. Dip the tops of the heart cookies into it and let the excess chocolate drip off.
  • Sprinkle the heart cookies with sprinkled hearts and let the icing dry.

Notes

  • The amount of flour given may vary. If the dough is too wet at the end, add some more flour. If it is too dry, add a little cold water.
  • Knead the dough only briefly until it reaches a roughly homogeneous consistency and in no case for too long.
  • Do not roll out the dough too thinly. Otherwise, the cookies may taste dry after baking.
  • Do not bake the cookies longer than necessary. After baking, they should retain their light color.
  • Depending on the size of the cookies, the specified baking time could differ.
  • Depending on the size of the cookie cutter, the number of cookies given could be different.
  • Note the detailed tips and tricks for making the heart cookies at the top of the post.

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