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Bethany's Favorite Valentine Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Soft and moist with a light vanilla and almond flavor. Got these from a friend's wedding."
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3 h 25 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Cream together the butter, sugar, egg, milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a large bowl.
  2. Stir in the flour and baking powder.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Divide the dough into thirds. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/4-inch thick.
  6. Cut cookies out using a floured cookie cutter.
  7. Arrange cookies on an ungreased baking sheet about 1-inch apart.
  8. Bake until cookies are lightly golden, 6 to 9 minutes.
  9. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 16.1 36.8 3.5 56 157 Full nutrition

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Very nice sugar cookie. Took them to work and asked for reviews. Everyone liked them but said that there was no WOW factor to give it a 5. Will definitely make again. Thanks for posting the r...

I've tried several different sugar cookie recipes on here. These are my family's (and my) favorite, by far! It's a small recipe, so I double up.