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Valentine Cherry Filled Heart Cookies

Valentine cookies never looked sweeter than these cherry jam filled cookies! These heart cookies for Valentine's Day are the perfect dessert to spread some love!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 20

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cherry jam
  • powdered sugar for garnish, if desired

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and sugar. Add in the egg and vanilla extract and beat until creamy. Mix in the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir all ingredients until well combined.
  2. Flour the counter or surface that you will be working on. Carefully roll out the dough and cut into heart shaped cookies. Place the cookies on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. Take small pieces of dough and roll them out into thin ropes.
  4. Place the dough around the edges of the heart to create a frame of dough around the cookie.
  5. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 350 degrees or until the bottoms of the cookies are just slightly brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and let them cool.
  7. Take cherry jam and lightly spread the jam inside the cookie. Sprinkle with a bit of powdered sugar and serve.