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Valentine Chocolate Sugar Cookies recipe

Valentine Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks butter - room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dutch process cocoa powder
  • 1/2 bag milk chocolate Valentine M&M's

Instructions

  1. In mixer- combine butter & sugar. Beat on medium speed until light & fluffy.
  2. Turn the mixer to low & add egg & vanilla. Beat until just combined.
  3. Slowly beat in flour & cocoa.
  4. Transfer dough to large piece of parchment paper.
  5. Place another piece on top & roll out to about 1/4 inch thick piece of cookie dough between the 2 sheets of parchment.

  6. Place on cutting board & refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  7. Once dough is finished chilling- preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Remove top layer of parchment & use your cutters to cut your hearts.
  9. Use a thin spatula to transfer cut out cookies to ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Place your M&M's on your cookies & bake 10-13 minutes.
  11. Allow to cool on baking sheet completely before transferring to airtight container.
  12. Repeat rolling, cutting & baking until you have used all the dough.
  13. Enjoy!