Valentine Surprise Cookies
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A fun Valentine cookie which is composed of three sugar cookies, one cookie has a hollow center that is filled with the surprise!
Serves: 12
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package Vanilla CANDIQUIK® Coating
  • Assorted candy, Biscoff Spread, Nutella, etc. (to fill cookies)
  • Edible marker (ex: Americolor Gourmet Writer)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Roll out dough on a well-floured surface approx. ¼ inch thick. Cut into shapes with cookie cutter. For the middle cookies: cut into shapes and cut a hole in the center of the dough.
  4. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Cool completely.
  5. Melt Vanilla Candiquik according to package directions. Dip the front side of each top & bottom cookie in Candiquik. Place on wax paper to set. (Leave middle cookies uncoated.)
  6. Place remaining Candiquik in a piping bag or plastic bag with one corner cut off.
  7. Pipe Candiquik around the edge of the bottom cookie; press middle cookie on top: fill with assorted candy or desired spread; pipe Candiquik around the edge of the middle cookie and press on the top cookie.
  8. To create envelope decoration: pipe Candiquik as shown in the photo. Decorate with edible markers.
TIP: carve the center of the middle cookie out once it is on the baking sheet. It may be hard to pick up otherwise.
Recipe by Miss CANDIQUIK at