Valentine Swirl Cookies

Emma

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Valentine Swirl Cookies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to express your love through homemade treats. The Valentine Swirl Cookies are not just delicious but also a visual delight.

With their vibrant pink and red swirls and a generous coating of sprinkles, these cookies are sure to win hearts.

Ideal for gifting or enjoying with your loved ones, these cookies embody the spirit of Valentine’s Day.

Valentine Swirl Cookies Ingredients

To create these delightful cookies, you’ll need:

  • 3 cups of flour – the base of your cookie dough.
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder – for the perfect rise.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt – to balance the sweetness.
  • 1 cup sugar – for that essential sweetness.
  • 1 cup butter – for a rich, buttery texture.
  • 2 large eggs – binding the dough together.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – adding a hint of vanilla.
  • Red and pink food coloring – for the Valentine’s theme.
  • Valentine’s Day sprinkles – for decoration.
Valentine Swirl Cookies recipe

Directions

Making the Dough

  1. Cream the butter and sugar for at least 2 minutes.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla, continuing to mix.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  4. Gradually combine the dry and wet ingredients.

Creating the Swirl

  1. Divide the dough in half, coloring one part red and the other pink.
  2. Roll out each dough between parchment paper.
  3. Chill the dough for 10 minutes.
  4. Layer the dough sheets, trim the edges, and roll into a log.

Baking

  1. Coat the log with sprinkles.
  2. Slice and bake at 325°F for 10-15 minutes.

Notes

  • Adjust the food coloring based on your preference for vibrancy.
  • Chilling the dough is crucial for easier handling.
  • Nutrition values are estimates and may vary.

Nutrition

Each cookie approximately contains:

  • 196 kcal
  • 25g carbohydrates
  • 3g protein
  • 10g fat

FAQs

Can I use gluten-free flour?

Yes, you can substitute with a gluten-free blend for a similar result.

How long can I store these cookies?

They stay fresh in an airtight container for up to a week.

Can I make the dough ahead of time?

Absolutely! The dough can be refrigerated for up to 2 days before baking.

Enjoy these Valentine Swirl Cookies as a sweet symbol of your affection this Valentine’s Day! 🍪❤️

For another indulgent treat, try our Nutella-Stuffed Red Velvet Cookies, a perfect blend of chocolate and hazelnut.

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Valentine Swirl Cookies

Valentine Swirl Cookies

Celebrate love and sweetness with these eye-catching Valentine Swirl Cookies. Perfect for gifting or sharing, these cookies combine the flavors of classic sugar cookies with a fun, festive twist. Easy to make and even more delightful to eat, they’re sure to be a hit on Valentine’s Day!

  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 20 Cookies 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red and pink food coloring
  • Valentine’s Day sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until well combined.
  5. Divide the dough in half. Mix red food coloring into one half and pink into the other.
  6. Roll out each half between sheets of parchment paper and chill for 10 minutes.
  7. Layer the dough sheets, trim edges, and roll into a log.
  8. Coat the log with sprinkles, slice, and bake at 325°F for 10-15 minutes.

Notes

  • Adjust the amount of food coloring to achieve your desired color intensity.
  • Ensure the dough is well-chilled before rolling for easier handling.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container to maintain freshness.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Cookie
  • Calories: 196 kcal
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 147mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 43mg

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