Valentine Cookies

Here is a simple sugar cookie recipe along with the royal icing.

Sugar Cookie Recipe

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 2/3 cup all-purpose flour

Add all the wet ingredients together. Beat until fluffy. Sift flour and then add other dry ingredients. Combine together and chill for 2 hours. Bake at 350 degress for 8-10 minutes.

Royal Icing

  • 2 pounds of confections sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of Tartar
  • 3 large egg whites.
  • Vanilla extract

Beat with electric beater till stiff peaks form. Here is a video from YouTube that I watched and found easy to learn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0y2H4mm4vY

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