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  • Serves: 48 Cookies

Cocoa Cookie Hearts

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • - softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 1/2 c Powdered sugar
  • 2 tb Butter or margarine
  • -OR- shortening
  • 2 tb Milk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 3 dr Red food color (optional)


1. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and eggs on medium speed of
electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa,
baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture beating
until well blended. Cover; refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm
enough to handle.

2. Heat oven to 350 F. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to
1/8-inch thickness; cut with heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place on
ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until no imprint remains when touched lightly
in center. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool
completely. Frost with VALENTINE FROSTING; decorate as desired. About 4
dozen cookies.

VALENTINE FROSTING: In bowl, beat powdered sugar, shortening, milk,
vanilla and food color, if desired, until smooth and of spreading
consistency. About 3/4 cup frosting.


powdered sugar. Omit food color. Proceed as directed above, increasing
milk to 3 tablespoons.

Hershey's is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation.
Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.

Meal-Master format by Karen Mintzias

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