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Recipes: Valentine's Day Sugar Cookies

              Hey y'all! :) It's almost the weekend, woo hoo. I wanted to share a wonderful (probably the best) sugar cookie recipe yet. My aunt Carri's and grandma's is pretty awesome but this is right up there in the same ball park. So good!! Mam made these for Christmas and everyone loved them and I knew I had to make them for Valentine's Day and share with you all. The best part is they aren't overly sweet, sounds weird with it being a sugar cookie but they are so delicious!

            I hope you all have fun weekend plans. We are heading to Indiana to spend time with family and friends. I hope you enjoy your Friday and weekend ahead and of course this recipe. Make this for your significant other or for your kids, because it's a good one. Thanks for stopping by and Happy Valentine's Day! xoxo

Sugar cookie recipe:

-1 1/2 cup of sugar
-1 cup of shortening
-2 eggs, well beaten
-3 Tablespoons of sour cream
-1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda
-1/4 teaspoon of salt
-1/4 teaspoon of vanilla
-3 cups of flour

-pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees
-cream the sugar and shortening together first
-add the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla
-slowly add in your flour, salt, and baking soda
-mix this well
-chill for 3 hours in the fridge
-roll the dough out to your desired thickness and cut or form into ball
-bake for 400 for 8-10 minutes
-cool the cookies on a  cooling rack
-then ice the cookies and enjoy!

For the icing, I just use powdered sugar, water, and vanilla and whipped this up to make a thick consistency, you can also purchase your own icing as well to ice these

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