Valentine Sugar Cookies

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All the local meteorologists predicted 2-12 inches of snow this weekend.  I thought that if I was going to be snowed in, what better way to use the “snow day” than decorate cookies?   Watching the snow fall, as I decorated cookies with my kids, seemed like an ideal way to spend the day.

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Well, the snow came.  In the form of millimeters, not inches.  We woke up hoping to see a winter wonderland, but instead saw a winter dusting.  That’s okay.  The kids played outside in it anyway, bringing in handfuls of snow for us to keep in the freezer.

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I still made the cookies with the kids, checking my phone every 10 minutes to see if, or when, the snow was going to fall.  “I see a flake!” they cried.  Sigh…this year’s snow just wasn’t meant to be.  (The eastern part of the city did get snow, but about an inch or two.  I’m not jealous or anything.)

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These cookies were fun to make, and four different colors was the perfect amount.  The kids enjoyed pouring on the icing and watching it flood outside the cookie.  I did manage to teach them how to swirl icing to form hearts, so it’s at least a start.  (Even my hubby decorated two.)  I wish you a great Valentine’s Day!  Happy baking! xoxo

P.S. If you’re looking for ideas for desserts for Valentine’s Day, check out this post.

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Author: holly

Thanks for stopping by! I love baking and hope these recipes inspire you to create something wonderful in your kitchen. xoxo

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