Melt Away Heart Cookies


* 1/3 cup powdered sugar
* 3/4 cup cornstarch
* 1 cup all-purpose flour
* 1/8 teaspoon salt
* 1 cup butter


Cream Cheese Icing

* 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
* 1 tablespoon butter, softened
* 1 tablespoon milk
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
* 1/2 pound powdered sugar
* pink food coloring


Cookie Directions:

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 1/4-inch thick.

Cut using a 2- or 3-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place hearts onto an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake at 375 degrees 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 Directions:

Mix together cream cheese, butter, 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.





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