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Soft Valentine Cutouts

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.

Makes

about 2 dozen

—Mrs. Helen Giroux, Hampton, New York
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Red colored sugar

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, sour cream and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 234 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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