Super Soft Strawberry Cream Cheese Heart Cookies

February 14, 2015

These super soft strawberry cream cheese cookies are a delicious Valentine's Day treat.  Have fun with the decorations and write special messages to the people you love.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Heart Cookies
Courtesy of Betty Crocker

Ingredients:

1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
4 oz strawberry cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 egg
Neon pink food color, if desired
Assorted candy sprinkles

Directions:

Step 1: Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.

Step 2: In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, softened cream cheese, lemon peel and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in food color to get desired neon pink color. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut with 2 1/2- to 3-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Decorate cookies as desired by pressing assorted sprinkles into dough.

Step 3: Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

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