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Valentines Heart Biscuits | Cooking with Kids

Valentines heart biscuits
Written by Claire

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day, 
with a heartfelt, handmade giveaway!
These heart biscuits are perfect for the kids to try,
with a little helping hand from Mum, who no doubt will be close by!

You don’t need many ingredients to make these perfect little gifts for Valentines! Give to Nanna’s, Grandad’s, Aunties’ and Uncle’s to show them they are loved! This recipe makes about 25 smallish Valentines heart biscuits, here’s how to make it…

Valentines heart biscuits step 1

What you will need:

225g butter
110g caster sugar
275g plain flour
icing sugar and food colouring or pre-rolled icing
decorations such as sugar shapes or sprinkles
heart-shaped cutters

How to make: 

1. Preheat oven to 180C or Gas Mark 4.

2. Mix the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

3. Sift in the flour and mix until you create a firm dough

Valentines heart biscuits step 2

4. Flatten the dough (I used hands and the kids loved getting involved!).

5. Use cutters to create heart-shaped biscuits.

6. Put in the oven for 13 minute

Valentines heart biscuits step 3

7. Once cooled,  mix Icing sugar with a small amount of water and a drop of food colouring to create a thick paste and spread on the biscuits.

Valentines heart biscuits step 4

8. Decorate your cookies with little stars, hearts or sprinkles!

Valentines heart biscuits step 5

And there you have it! I think they would look great in little gift bags or in a clear bag tied up with ribbon. (Unfortunately, I didn’t have any of those things, maybe next year, lol! xx)

Valentines heart biscuits presented on plate

❣️ Happy Valentine’s Day! ❣️

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