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Shortbread Hearts

Nestlé Crunch and raspberry jam combine to make these tasty Valentine cookies. Perfect for surprising that special someone.

Shortbread Hearts
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    42
    cookies
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Ingredients

  • COOKIES:
  • 1 package (13 oz.) NESTLÉ CRUNCH Hearts
  • NESTLÉ Milk Chocolate Hearts
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
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  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water

Instructions

FOR COOKIES:
BEAT
butter, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press thumb into tops to make 1/2-inch-deep depressions (dough will crack around edges). Fill each depression with about 1/4 teaspoon jam.

BAKE for 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately press 1 Nestlé Heart into center of each cookie. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR GLAZE:
COMBINE
powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and milk in small mixer bowl; whisk until smooth. Add more milk if needed. Drizzle over tops of cookies.