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Valentine Heart Cookies

Valentine Heart Cookies

13/02/2013

Valentine Heart Cookies

These lovely pink and red heart shaped cookies are a sweet idea for children to make in time for Valentines Day. Young children love all the hearts and flowers on Valentines day and the 'ugh icky romance' reaction usually hasn't kicked in yet, so make the most of it and get them baking!

The recipe uses a brand of Valentines chocolate chips which not everyone will be able to get, however most large supermarkets and cake supply stores have some kind of pink or red cake additions which can be used alongside ordinary chocolate chips, white chocolate chips blend in well in the pink dough, and you could also use dried cranberries.

The recipe is designed to hold its shape - normal cookie dough would spread out - and the explanations of how to make a success of the recipe with wee ones is really good.

This recipe was created by Karry Hosford and we found it on
Relish - a site with lots of lovely recipes and a section for parents.


You can get the full recipe here. It uses US measurements (cups) so if you don't have any, here's a handy conversion tool. All purpose flour means plain flour.

Happy Valentines Day!





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