Bethany's Favorite Valentine Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Bethany's Favorite Valentine Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Soft and moist with a light vanilla and almond flavor. Got these from a friend's wedding.
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  • Serves: 3 persons



  1. Step 1

    Cream together the butter, sugar, egg, milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a large bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Stir in the flour and baking powder.
  3. Step 3

    Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  4. Step 4

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Step 5

    Divide the dough into thirds. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/4-inch thick.
  6. Step 6

    Cut cookies out using a floured cookie cutter.
  7. Step 7

    Arrange cookies on an ungreased baking sheet about 1-inch apart.
  8. Step 8

    Bake until cookies are lightly golden, 6 to 9 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.