Saturday, February 9, 2013

Easy Pink Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Centers


Ingredients:

2 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 drops red food color (you can adjust the amount depending on the color you wish)
1 bag of chocolate hearts


Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light in color and smooth (3-5 minutes). Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients. Add food coloring. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-10 minutes, until just golden but still soft. Remove from oven and place one chocolate in the center of each cookie.  gently press into place. Let cool. Serve immediately or store in airtight container for up to 1 week.