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These delicious mini valentine's cookies are made from scratch and topped with a sweet glaze. The perfect DIY valentine's gift idea for kids and adults.

Mini Valentine's Cookies

These delicious mini valentine's cookies are made from scratch and topped with a sweet glaze. The perfect DIY valentine's gift idea for kids and adults
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 50 mini cookies
Calories 38 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

For Cookies:

  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter 1 stick
  • 3 Tablespoons Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup + 2 Tablespoons of All Purpose Flour

For Glaze

  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons of Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla
  • Food coloring optional

Extras

  • Sprinkles
  • Candies
  • Edible pens

Instructions

For Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  3. Throw all the ingredients together in the bowl of a mixer and mix until combined
  4. Using a rolling pin, roll the cookie dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper. Make sure they are about 1/4" of an inch thick
  5. Cut out the hearts using the cookie cutter
  6. Any leftover dough, roll again and cut more hearts
  7. Place the hearts on the lined cookie sheet
  8. Bake for 6-8 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and let the cool completely before glazing.

For Glaze

  1. Place all ingredients minus the teaspoon of milk in a bowl. Mix until combined. If needed add the teaspoon of milk
  2. Add the food color of your choice (if desired)
  3. Glaze should be thick but still pourable

Assembly

  1. Dip each cookie into the glaze and shake off the excess glaze. Glaze should cover the surface of the cookie
  2. Add sprinkles or candy if desired
  3. Let the cookies dry out on a baking rack for a minimum of 6 hours
  4. After cookies have dried, you may use an edible pen to write out messages
  5. Store cookies in an airtight container
Nutrition Facts
Mini Valentine's Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 38 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Potassium 2mg0%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 3g3%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.