Show Mom just how much love is in the family with these super-sweet Sugar Cookie Hearts! Whether you want to surprise her with the perfect homemade treat, or if you’re looking to spend some quality time with the whole family.
Mother’s Day Sugar Cookie Hearts
1 c Butter; unsalted
1 c Sugar
1 tb Vanilla
3 c Flour
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Baking soda
Icing: 1 c Confectioners’ sugar; sifted
2 tb Milk
Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the eggs and vanilla; mix well.
Stir together the flour, salt and baking soda; mix into the sugar mixture until well blended. Chill for 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Divide the dough into quarters. Roll out one quarter on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into heart shapes with a 2-inch cutter; place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until the cookies are barely browned at the edges. Cool on a wire rack.
For the Icing:
Mix together the confectioners’ sugar and milk until smooth. Spread on the cookies.