Sparkly, tons of buttercream and a soft thick sugar cookie?!?! The best!! Sugar cookies have always been my absolute favorite valentine treat, so Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, Amy!❤️
Valentine Sparkly Sugar Cookies!
1 1/3 cups butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp coarse salt
3 1/2 cups flour
Heat oven to 350 degrees
With an electric mixer, beat butter for 2-3 minutes.
Add sugar, beat until light and fluffy. Another 2-3 minutes.
Add eggs and vanilla, scrape down sides and beat until light and fluffy.
Add baking powder, salt, and flour and mix until just blended. Form into a ball, wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. On a lightly floured board roll dough to desired thickness. Cut into shapes and place about 2 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges. Remove from pan to cool completely.
Pipe frosting using an open star tip, or frost cookies with a flat spatula. Sprinkle with crystal sugar.
1/2 cup butter
4 cups confectioners sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp Vanilla
Beat butter until smooth, add 2 cups sugar, and milk, and beat again until well mixed. Add in vanilla and mix. Add remaining sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Recipes by Amy Richardson