Valentine's Day Sugar Heart Cookies Recipe

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Valentine's Day Sugar Heart Cookies

Name: sissy burke
Base: ft hood
Recipe: 3 1/2 c Sifted flour 2 1/2 ts Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 1 1/2 Cubes sweet butter (6 oz) 2 ts Vanilla 1 1/2 c Granulated sugar 2 Eggs 1 tb Milk 2 tb Sour cream grated rind of one lemon Colored sugar for sprinkling Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cream together butter, sugar, sour cream, lemon peel and beat well. Add eggs, one at a time, and then add the milk. Gradually, add the sifted dry ingredients, scraping the bowl with a rubber spatula as necesary. Beat only until thoroughly mixed. Separate dough in half. Wrap each batch with foil or plastic wrap and chill in refirgerator for 3 hours or longer (DO NOT place dough in the freezer). Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place one batch of dough on lightly floured pastry cloth. Turn dough to distribute flour on all sides and roll out to desired thickness. Cut out the cookies using a heart-shaped cookie cutter. Transfer cookies to ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle the tops of the cookies with colored sugar. Bake cookies about 8 to 10 minutes or until they're lightly browned. Transfer cookies to racks for cooling.