With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I made these cookies for my students at school and had a few myself. It is such an easy recipe and they taste great by themselves or with milk.
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 2 cups flour
- (optional) 1 t. water
- (optional) 1/2 cp. chocolate chips, MnMs, or candy of your choice
- 1/2 cp white chocolate
- 2 t canola oil
- While the cookies bake, melt the ingredients above together in the microwave in 30 second intervals stirring in between.
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Beat together the butter and powdered sugar (a stand mixer is great for this, as the powdered sugar will make quite a mess if you’re using a hand mixer).
- Slowly add the flour (about a half cup at a time), mixing a bit in between each addition.
- The mixture will look crumbly at first, but the dough will come together after a few minutes. If needed, add water (one teaspoon at a time) to help dough form. The dough should not be sticky since it will be rolled.
- Optional (Mix in any chocolate chips, MnMs, or candy of your choice)
- Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface or parchment paper and roll out to a 1/4″ thick rectangle. Cut dough with cookie cutters into any shapes you desire and lift with a spatula onto the Silpat baking mat on the cookie sheet to bake.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes until edges begin to turn a light golden brown.
- Let cool completely. on a wire rack.
- Drizzle the frosting on top of the cookies or dip the top of the cookie into the frosting and add sprinkles before the frosting drys