Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Valentine's Day Sprinkle Cookies

Valentine's Day Sprinkle Cookies

Valentine's Day is almost here and these are very yummy and fun cookies to make. Anything with sprinkles is a cause for celebration. This recipe has some cream cheese and it gives the cookies a great taste combined with the almond and vanilla extracts. These cookies have a welcome crunch from the nonpareils and are chewy inside. See recipe below.

Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies

Valentine's Day Sprinkle Cookies

2 cups Granulated Sugar

2 1/2 cups King Arthur All Purpose Flour

1 teaspoon Baking Soda

2 teaspoons Corn Starch

1/4 teaspoon Coarse Salt

Super yummy
1/2 cup, 1 stick Unsalted Butter, softened

1/4 cup, 2 oz. Cream Cheese, softened

2 Large Eggs

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon Almond Extract

1 cup Nonpareils Sprinkles

Love the color combo of the nonpareils

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, corn starch, and salt; set aside.

In the bowl of mixer with paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy; about 1-2 minutes.

A lovely Valentine's Day gift

Scrape sides of bowl with spatula.

Add eggs, vanilla and almond extracts and mix just until incorporated.

Turn mixer off. Add flour mixture and cover with kitchen towel and then turn mixer to low and mix until incorporated.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 2 hours. The dough is sticky.

Dough balls ready to roll in nonpareils
Pour nonpareils into a bowl.

Take dough and using a cookie scoop form into balls about the size of 1 1/2 tablespoons.

Roll each dough ball in the nonpareils completely covering it. Place dough balls on lined baking set 2 inches apart.

Take the end of a glass and press gently and slightly flatten each one or use the palm of your hand.

Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.

Ready to roll
Let set in baking sheet for 5 minutes and transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

For Soft Batch Valentine's Day Sprinkle Cookies visit The Salty Marshmallow:


-Sophia/Two Frys

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