Valentine De-Coder Cookies
Delicious cookies and an activity all in one. Perfect for the Valentines Class Party, or just at home.
Servings 36 cookies
- ½ cup vegetable shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 2 ½ cups flour
- ½ cup plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 bag of red hard candy such as Jolly ranchers
Preheat oven to 400.
Line cookie sheets with foil and spray with coconut oil (or any non-stick spray).
Place the hard candy in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin or cooking mallet and set aside.
Beat and cream together shortening, sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sift together salt, baking soda and flour.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with yogurt. Chill if desired
Roll out dough on a well floured surface and cut with floured cookie cutters.
Place each heart shaped cookie dough onto the cookie sheet and fill the center with crushed candy.
Bake for 6-8 minutes.
Allow to cool completely before removing from the cookie sheet.
Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 14mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.4mg