The Best Valentine Sugar Cookies

The Best Valentine Sugar Cookies


"Roll these cookies a little thick and cook them until barely golden on the bottom and you have the perfect sugar cookie!"


servings 163 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 163 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. /Mix in shortening. Once the shortening is well blended, stir almond flavoring and milk into the dough at the same time, followed by eggs. Roll out dough onto a floured surface, using a floured rolling pin. Roll the dough thick. Cut out cookies and arrange them on a cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes, or just until bottom is golden.
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  1. 41 Ratings


These cookies were delicious, but they didn't taste exactly like sugar cookies because of the almond extract. I think vanilla would work much better.

I thought that this recipe was pretty tasty. I might consider substituting clear vanilla for the almond as I discovered that some people have an aversion to almond. Who knew? The dough is easy t...

I substituted 4 cups of the white flour for whole wheat flour, they puffed up nice and thick like little cookie biscuits. Wonderful! My family raved about them. My mom took them to work and a...