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February 11, 2016

VALENTINE SUGAR COOKIES FOR MY SHUGAH!


"Let the mealtimes be far more
than the fulfillment of a necessity.


In this home,


food shall be prepared with grace,


and
eaten with gratitude."
~A House Blessing
Welleran Poltarness


SUGAR COOKIES
~Naomi Judd
1 stick butter, room temp.
2/3 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 T. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt


In a medium bowl, beat the butter until smooth and creamy...
about three minutes.
Gradually add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs and vanilla.

Onto a sheet of waxed paper, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
On low speed, beat the flour mixture
into the butter mixture.
Blend well.
Shape dough into a ball and wrap in saran wrap.
Refrigerate until chilled, about three hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
On a lightly floured board,
roll dough into 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut with heart shaped cookie cutter
and place on baking sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Cool slightly and frost if desired.

12 comments:

  1. Such a charming post! I love sugar cookies and I will be trying out your recipe later today. Thanks!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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    1. Happy Valentines Day Miss Susan! Thank you for visiting today....Hi Bentley!

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  2. Oh your mantle is gorgeous.

    Yes, more gorgeous than the Valentine cookies, even!!!!!!

    :-)))))))))))

    Really!!!!!!

    Valentine's Day hugs...

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    1. Well, you are SO nice to leave me such a sweet comment...thank you! Hope you enjoy a lovely weekend!

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  3. I love that quote!

    Thank you, too, for the recipe!

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    1. You are kindly welcome Deanna! Hope you have a beautiful weekend and Valentine's Day! Hugs!!

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  4. Lovely sentiments, Betsy! Happy Valentine's to you and those you love! ♥

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    1. Have a great weekend Martha Ellen! and Happy Valentines Day to you also!

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  5. Great thoughts and those look really nice, thanks for sharing. Greetings!

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  6. Sugar cookies are my favorite! I will be trying your recipe. I absolutely LOVE your mantle! I love mirrors and everything looks so elegant. You always have such beautiful photos. I need a nice camera and lessons! :)

    Wishing you a fun and Happy Valentine's Day!
    xo
    Pat

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  7. Nothing much finer than a beautifully decorated sugar cookie. I'm sure that John would like those, too. (Okay, John likes just about everything. )

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  8. Oh I love sugar cookies and these look scrumptious! Your mantle looks wonderful, you have a beautiful home!

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