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Valentine Butter Cookies Recipe

You can decorate these Valentine Butter Cookies with colored sugar or powdered sugar or they are great plain.

I love these delicious Valentine Butter Cookies Recipe.  You can decorate with colored sugar or powdered sugar or they are great plain.  I hope you enjoy them as much as we do.  They are perfect for Valentine’s Day parties!

Valentine Butter Cookies Recipe

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Prep Time:30 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:40 mins


  • 2 cups butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • colored sugar or powdered sugar optional


  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  • Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Shape with a cookie press.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Decorate with sugar if desired.
  • Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are light brown.
Author: Originally published as Valentine Butter Cookies in Country February/March 1995, p49

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