You Melt My Heart Cookies

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What You Need:

  • ⅓ cup powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes)

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ pound powdered sugar pink food coloring

How to Make It:

Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in the butter until fine. Gently work into a soft dough. Roll dough out onto a lightly floured surface to approximately ¼-inch thick. Cut using a 2- or 3-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place hearts onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° F for 7-9 minutes. Let cookies rest on baking sheet until cooled slightly before removing to cooling rack. Frost centers of cookies with cream cheese icing.

Cream Cheese Icing

Mix together cream cheese, margarine, milk and vanilla. Gradually mix in powdered sugar. Add more milk if needed to make a creamy spreading consistency. Stir in pink food coloring until a pale pink icing is created. Frost centers of melt-away cookies.