Stained Glass Heart Cookies

Take a look at these yummy stained glass heart cookies. They look almost too good to eat! Follow our easy heart cookie recipe to make these yummy treats for someone you love this Valentine's Day. 

Easy stained glass heart cookie recipe. A yummy Valentine's Day treat for someone you love!

Take a look at all our heart crafts and activities, with over 20 heart themed ideas you are sure to find a few things to try!

Alternatively if you are looking to entertain toddlers or preschoolers during February, the month of love, we have just made a Valentine's Day themed activity calendar full of fun love and kindness themed crafts and activities to last everyday of the month. 

Today we are sharing the recipe for some yummy heart shaped cookies that are bound to impress with their stained glass centre.  Have fun! 

Stained Glass Heart Cookies


Ingredients


  • 2/3 cup salted butter, softened 
  • 3/4 cups sugar 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/4 tsp salt 
  • 1 large egg 
  • 1 tbsp milk 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 cups all purpose flour 
  • red food dye 
  • red jolly rancher candies, crushed 


Easy stained glass heart cookie recipe. A yummy Valentine's Day treat for someone you love!



Directions


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degree C). 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, sugar and salt until combined. 
  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla. 
  4. Add flour and baking powder. Stir until dry ingredients are fully combined. 
  5. Colour the dough with red food dye. 
  6. Lightly flour your kitchen counter and roll the dough out to a ⅛ of an inch. Use a large heart cookie cutter that has been dipped into flour to cut out the cookies. 
  7. Place the cookies onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  8. Dip a smaller heart cookie cutter into flour and cut a heart from the centre of the large cookie heart. Remove the extra dough. 
  9. Fill center of heart with red crushed candy. 
  10. Bake cookies at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 7 to 8 minutes. 
  11. Allow cookies to cool completely before removing them from the cookie sheet or you will break the candy centre.

Easy stained glass heart cookie recipe. A yummy Valentine's Day treat for someone you love!

Once cooled plate or box up the yummy looking stained glass heart cookies and enjoy! 

Easy stained glass heart cookie recipe. A yummy Valentine's Day treat for someone you love!

Who will be the lucky recipient of your stained glass heart cookies? 

Easy stained glass heart cookie recipe. A yummy Valentine's Day treat for someone you love!

If you like making DIY gifts you might enjoy making your own heart themed sugar scrub or a heart shaped bird feeder. These clay heart bowls are fun to make too! 

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