My husband and I love to bake in the kitchen together. We made these cookies for Valentine's Day a few years back.

Robin
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In mixer bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, cream cheese, egg yolk, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, vanilla and salt until well blended. Add flour, mix well. Chill 2 hours.

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  • On floured surface, knead dough to form smooth ball. Divide into thirds. On floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutter.

  • Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Brush with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake in preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 7 to 10 minutes. Cool.

  • In saucepan, combine condensed milk, whipping cream and remaining 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Over medium high heat, cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir until thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool. Sandwich "two hearts together" with caramel mixture. Store tightly covered.

Nutrition Facts

154.3 calories; 2.1 g protein; 18.3 g carbohydrates; 29.6 mg cholesterol; 92.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Rating: 3 stars
01/28/2005
I keep eating them but I'm not too impressed. I don't suspect I'll be making these again. Read More
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  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
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Rating: 3 stars
01/27/2005
I keep eating them but I'm not too impressed. I don't suspect I'll be making these again. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/12/2011
The cookies were ok kind of bland. the dough was easy to roll and cut. Read More
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