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Pink Heart Cookies

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Pink Heart Cookies
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
Calories:
652
calories
Calories
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Ingredients

for
20
biscuits
For the biscuits
½ cup
½ cup
caster sugar (scant)
1
egg (lightly beaten)
1 teaspoon
2 ½ cups
For the decoration
4 cups
3 tablespoons

Preparation steps

1.
For the biscuits: heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
2.
Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
3.
Beat in the egg and almond extract, a little at a time, until well combined. Stir in the flour and mix to a dough.
4.
Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1 cm|1/2" thick. Using heart shaped cookie cutters, cut shapes out of the dough and carefully place onto the baking tray.
5.
Bake the biscuits for 8-12 minutes, until pale golden. Leave on the baking tray for 5 minutes to firm up, then place on a wire rack to cool.
6.
For the icing: sift the icing sugar into a large bowl and stir in enough water to create a smooth mixture. Stir in the food colouring.
7.
Carefully spread the icing on the biscuits and place a sugar flower on each biscuit before the icing sets.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 biscuit contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie652 kcal(31 %)
Protein5.95 g(6 %)
Fat15.03 g(13 %)
Carbohydrates124 g(83 %)
Sugar added86.38 g(346 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A142.81 mg(17,851 %)
Vitamin D0.3 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E1.27 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁0.37 mg(37 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin3.84 mg(32 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate93.22 μg(31 %)
Pantothenic acid0.23 mg(4 %)
Biotin0.48 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.22 μg(7 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium56.55 mg(1 %)
Calcium12.32 mg(1 %)
Magnesium10.83 mg(4 %)
Iron2.25 mg(15 %)
Iodine9.09 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.36 mg(5 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.92 g
Cholesterol63.52 mg
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