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Soft Frosted Valentine Heart Cookies

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These heart cookies are soft, chewy, dense, made in one bowl, and you don’t have to roll them out. The easiest Valentine's Day sugar cookies ever!


INGREDIENTS

COOKIES

 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), melted 1 large egg 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/2 cup sprinkles
FROSTING

 1/4 cup unsalted butter (half of 1 stick), softened about 2 to 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 to 3 teaspoons cream or milk sprinkles, for decorating (I used a combination of these and these)

To see directions and complete recipes visit Soft Frosted Valentine Heart Cookies @ www.averiecooks.com

3 INGREDIENT VALENTINE CRUNCH COOKIES

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The crunchy-sweet combination of vanilla wafer cookies and a white chocolate coating make these adorable goodies a perfect Valentine's treat for kids and adults alike!


Ingredients:

1 box vanilla wafer cookies (you will need approximately 40)12 ounces white chocolate chips or white candy melts (1 package)red sugar sprinkles

To see directions and complete recipes visit 3 INGREDIENT VALENTINE CRUNCH COOKIES @ dizzybusyandhungry.com

Heart Cookies

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Simple sugar cookies with a marble glaze, these heart cookies would be a sweet Valentine’s treat.


Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter softened 226g3/4 cups sugar 150g1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon salt1 large egg yolk2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 295g
Marble Icing Glaze

3 cups powdered sugar sifted (415g)3 Tablespoons light corn syrup3-4 Tablespoons milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon almond extractgel food coloring I used red, electric pink, and, for some cookies, just a touch of royal purple

To see directions and complete recipes visit Heart Cookies @ sugarspunrun.com

Sugar Cookies

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These sugar cookies are perfectly soft, perfectly chewy, perfectly frosted with the best vanilla frosting. You will want to make them all the time, not just for holidays anymore.


Ingredients

1 1/2 cups white sugar2/3 cup butter (softened)2 eggs2 TBS milk1 tsp vanilla3 1/4 cup flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt
For the Frosting:

1 TBS vanilla4 TBS butter (softened)2 TBS milk3 cups powdered sugar6 drops food coloring (optional)

To see directions and complete recipes visit Sugar Cookies @ https://lmld.org/sugar-cookies-2/

Homemade Almond Joys

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Homemade Almond Joys is a chocolate treat filled with coconut and a roasted almond.  And the best part, it’s only 5-ingredients!


Ingredients

1 1/3 cups mini marshmallows1/2 cup light corn syrup (Karo syrup)pinch of salt7 ounce bags shredded sweetened coconut , about 2 cups1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract25-30 Roasted almonds12 ounce bags milk chocolate chips (good quality)

To see directions and complete recipes visit Homemade Almond Joys @ tastesbetterfromscratch.com

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes — soft and fluffy vanilla cupcakes topped with a bright strawberry buttercream frosting and finished with fresh strawberries. The perfect cupcake for any celebration!


Ingredients

1 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour2 Tbsp cornstarch1 1/4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt3/4 cup granulated sugar2 large eggs , at room temperature*1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract1/4 cup butter , melted and cooled slightly1/4 cup vegetable oil1/2 cup whole milk , at room temperature*1 recipe Strawberry Buttercream Frosting12 small fresh strawberries or strawberry slices , for decoration

To see directions and complete recipes visit Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes @ www.cookingclassy.com

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

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These chocolate cake mix cookies are so easy to make. Soft, chewy, and bursting with chocolate flavor. Cover them in sprinkles for a festive treat!


Ingredients

1 box chocolate cake mix (I used Pillsbury devil’s food)1 teaspoon baking powder2 large eggs1/3 cup vegetable oil, canola oil, or melted coconut oil1 teaspoon pure vanilla extractoptional: sprinkles for rolling

To see directions and complete recipes visit Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies @ sallysbakingaddiction.com

WHITE CHOCOLATE CRANBERRY AND ALMOND TOFFEE

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Saltine crackers are transformed into decadent white chocolate covered toffee studded with sweet cranberries and crunchy toasted almonds


INGREDIENTS

40 Saltine crackers about 1-1/2 sleeves2 sticks butter (1 cup total)1 cup light brown sugar2 12 oz bags white chocolate chips1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 ounces bag dried cranberries 5-1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted

To see directions and complete recipes visit WHITE CHOCOLATE CRANBERRY AND ALMOND TOFFEE @ www.thechunkychef.com

Heart Healthy Chocolate Mousse

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This easy chocoalte mousse recipe uses avocados for thickening and is much healthier than a normal mousse!


INGREDIENTS

1 large avocado pitted and skin removed2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate melted and cooled slightly2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk or nonfat milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 cup nonfat vanilla or plain greek yogurt regular yogurt is fine too2 packets sweetener or to taste I used Splenda

To see directions and complete recipes visit Heart Healthy Chocolate Mousse @ www.crazyforcrust.com

Easy Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Cherries for your Valentine?  Chocolate covered Cherries in a new, special Valentines day Edition ! You can whip them in an afternoon for the sweetest Valentine’s Day yet.


Ingredients

10 oz Maraschino Cherries2 tbsp softened Butter1 tsp Corn Syrup1 tbsp liquid from Maraschino Cherry1/2 tsp Invertase (It can be omitted without affecting the taste, but your centers will not liquefy)1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

To see directions and complete recipes visit Easy Chocolate Covered Cherries @ sugarapron.com