Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Stained Glass Cookies

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Make a batch of beautiful heart-shaped stained glass cookies this Valentine’s Day with this easy recipe, complete with step-by-step images.

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love?

These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day.

Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy.

It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

Looking for a simpler Valentine’s Day cookie recipe? Try these easy Valentine shortbread cookies. or Valentines cake mix cookies. Or see all my easy Valentine’s Day desserts.

Stained-Glass Valentine Cookies

These Valentine’s Day cookies would be awesome for bake sales. Place the cookies in cute treat bags and tie them with red ribbon for a cute presentation.

They would also be a cute gift for your friends or your kids’ friends.

Of course, if you wanted to take these over-the-top, you could frost these cookies and then sprinkle with Valentine’s Day sprinkles. Talk about sugar overload, but don’t kids deserve sugar overload every once in a while?

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

You can use any red Jolly Ranchers — cherry or cinnamon flavored both work well. You could also try making the stained-glass cookies using pink colored Jolly Ranchers, if you wanted. Just have fun with it.

If your kids are making these with you, let them have fun picking out the colors they would like to use.

You could also try making these using another hard candy, such as Lifesavers.

If you need to make some Valentine’s Day cookies for your kids to take to school, these stained-glass heart cookies are great. All the kids at school will think you’re a culinary rock star with mad baking skills.

You can find a printable version of the recipe at the bottom of the post.

Valentine’s Stained Glass Cookie Ingredients + Supplies

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

  • 2/3 cup salted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • red food dye
  • red Jolly Rancher candies, crushed
  • heart shaped cookie cutters

How to Make Valentine’s Stained Glass Cookies

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, sugar and salt until combined. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Add flour and baking powder. Stir until dry ingredients are fully combined. Color dough with red food dye.

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

Lightly flour your kitchen counter and roll dough out to a ⅛ of an inch. Dip a large heart cookie cutter into flour and cut out the cookies. Place cookies onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

Then, dip a smaller heart cookie cutter into flour and cut a heart from the center of the large cookie heart. Remove dough.

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

Next, fill the center of each heart with the red crushed candy.

Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes.

Allow cookies to cool completely before removing from the cookie sheet or you will break the candy center. Enjoy!

Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

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Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?
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4.84 from 12 votes

Valentine’s Day Stained Glass Cookies

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 12 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
With a combination of sugar cookie and candy center, these beautiful stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine's Day.

Ingredients
 

  • 2/3 cup salted butter softened
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • red food dye
  • red jolly rancher candies crushed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, sugar, and salt until combined. Then, add egg, milk, and vanilla, stirring to combine. Next, add flour and baking powder, stirring well until dry ingredients are fully combined.
  • Mix in a few drops of food coloring. Add more as needed to get desired color.
  • Lightly flour the counter and roll dough out to a ⅛ of an inch.
  • Dip a large heart cookie cutter into flour and use it cut out the cookies. Place cookies onto prepared cookie sheet.
  • Dip a smaller heart cookie cutter into flour and cut a heart from the center of the large cookie heart. Remove dough.
  • Fill center of heart with red crushed candy.
  • Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely before removing from the cookie sheet or you will break the candy center.
Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?

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Are you looking for a unique cookie that your kids will absolutely love? These Valentine stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Not only do you get the delicious sugar cookie, but you also get yummy candy. It’s two treats in one! What kid would be able to resist?
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  1. These are so pretty, I have seen stained glass cookies before but have never tried making them. I usually make something for dinner or dessert that is heart shaoed and these cookies would be perfect.

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