Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

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I really wanted to try something new this year for Valentine’s Day. I came across these cookies on Seeded at the Table’s blog and decided I had to try them out. They are actually much easier to make than they look and they are sure to impress anyone! You’ll need the following materials:<img src="valentines-day-cookies.jpg" alt="valentines-day-cookies" />

1 batch of Sugar Cookies

1 batch of Royal Icing

Red Icing Gel

An off-set spatula

3 squeeze bottles

Lots of toothpicks

Heart Shape Cookie Cutter

I used Ms.Field’s Sugar Cookie recipe. I made the Royal Icing with 4 cups of icing sugar, 3 tablespoons of Meringue Powder, 9 tbsp of water and 1 tsp of vanilla. I separated the icing into 3 bowls and tinted two of them with different shades of pink and left one white. I used squeeze bottles as I find they are the best for flooding cookies. I flooded each cookie with a different base colour and then made simple little dots or lines in a contrasting colour. To get the different designs I simply dragged a toothpick through the icing. I’ll be honest the first couple ones weren’t nearly as good as the later ones, but once I got the hang of it, it was really easy and fun. <img src="valentines-day-cookies.jpg" alt="valentines-day-cookies" />

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