Love heart cookies perfect as gifts

Light,buttery and topped with natural icing – cookies

Love-Heart-Cookies-cooking recipes

Love heart cookies can be perfect as gifts.  You can also use lollipop sticks to make cookie pops with this recipe


  • Castor sugar – 1 1/2 cups
  • Unsalted butter – 1 cup
  • Egg – 1
  • Vanilla extract – 2 tsp
  • Plain flour – 2 1/2 cups
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp
  • glucose syrup – 2 tbsp
  • Milk – 2 tbsp

Food coloring of your choice

For the frosting 

  • Beet juice – 1 tbs
  • Butter – 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar – 2 cups


  • Beat the cream butter and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy.  Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat it well again
  • Add flour,baking powder and salt and mix well
  • Divide the dough into balls.Cover in cling film and refrigerator for one hour
  • Preheat the oven to 190degree C.  Line a baking sheet with baking paper and set aside
  • Roll the disks to 1/2 cm thickness and cut with a heart shaped cookie cutter
  • Place them on the tray and bake for 15 minutes or until pale golden in colour.  Transfer the cookies onto the racks to cool
  • To make the frosting cream the butter until light and fluffy.  Mix in the powdered sugar, and the beet juice until you get the desired colour and consistency
  • Cover the cookies with the glaze