Tender Heart Cookies

Tender Heart Cookies

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


18 people

So many delicious ways to say “I Heart You” with this Valentine’s Day sugar cookie recipe. Send your child to the head of the class with these delectable pink heart-shaped sugar cookies. Start with your favorite boxed sugar cookie mix and add red food coloring for a Valentine’s treat.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

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  • 1 package (17 1/2 ounces) sugar cookie mix
  • 20 drops McCormick® Red Food Color


  • 1 Prepare sugar cookie mix as directed on package. Add red food color to the dough; stir until color is evenly distributed.
  • 2 Roll out dough on floured surface to about 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with heart-shaped cookie cutters. Bake as directed on package.
  • 3 TEST KITCHEN TIP: For extra credit, drizzle cookies with pink or red Very Valentine Glaze.


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