Heart Cookies

Heart Cookies

Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 6 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8 30-35 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Sift flour and baking powder.
  • With an electric mixer cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and essence.Add sifted flour and baking powder to butter mixture 1 cup at a time, mixing after each addition. Divide dough into balls.
  • On a floured surface,roll each ball into a circle about 1/8 in. thick.
  • Dip heart-shaped cookie cutter in flour before each use. Cut out the cookies. Roll the dough left after cutting out cookies into a ball again and use as above.
  • Bake cookies on ungreased cookie sheet 6-7 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.


For a fancier presentation, you can decorate the cookies with icing, and/or colored sugar.