Thursday, January 30, 2014

Chocolate Sugar Hearts Cookie Recipe

 

 

Source: Chocolate Sugar Hearts Recipe

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Chocolate Sugar Hearts Recipe

Ingredients

Cookies
2 cups confectioners sugar
3/4 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 eggs

Icing
1 cup confectioners sugar
2 teaspoons milk
2 teaspoons light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, stir together the confectioners sugar, cocoa, flour and salt until well blended.
  2. Using an electric mixer, cream the butter, eggs and vanilla, and mix in the dry ingredients until a stiff dough forms.
  3. wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. On a lightly floured surface roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.
  6. Place cookies onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
  8. Allow cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet then remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  9. To make the icing. In a small bowl, stir together confectioners sugar and milk until smooth. Beat in corn syrup and vanilla extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If icing is too thick, add more corn syrup. Smooth icing over cookies, let harden up.
  10. Melt chocolate and drizzle over iced cookies. let chocolate harden up.

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6 comments:

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Your heart cookies look so good and I am sure they taste just as good.
Many thanks for the recipe.
Have a great weekend.
Mary

Lisa @ Texas Decor said...

These look so yummy! I'm going to print this. :) I once had icing that was made with corn syrup and it was so, so good! Thanks for the recipe!

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my, these look delicious......and perfect for Valentine's Day. I will have to tell Jess, the baker in the family. I wish I had some to go with my tea right now.

Love,
~Sheri

Ivy and Elephants said...

Beautiful, and they sound so yummy, too!Thanks for sharing.
Hugs,
Patti

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Great combination…beautiful and delicious!...

Junkchiccottage said...

Not only do these sound yummy they look so pretty. Thanks for the recipe Des.
Kris