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chocolate heart sandwich cookies

These pink-filled chocolate heart sandwich cookies are a lovey dovey version of my colorful sandwich cookies (found HERE).

how to make chocolate heart sandwich cookies

you will need:*
chocolate rolled cookie dough (click link and scroll to end)
frosting (or your favorite buttercream, or store-bought)
pink frosting color
small heart cookie cutter

frosting bag

large round tip (size 10)

rubber band

*Find most of the supplies at the craft store (though I use Americolor soft gel pastes, a tad harder to find. Click the link for info on where to buy). The heart cutter I used was small, about 2 inches, but you can use any size you like.

step one: bake your cookies
Roll out chilled chocolate cookie dough (see recipe link above) and cut out an even number of hearts. Bake on a parchment paper-lined baking tray according to recipe and let cool completely. TIP: Each time I had to roll out some dough, I cut out an even number of circles. That way, I could just pair up top and bottoms that were exactly the same thickness.

step two: prepare your frosting
Tint homemade or store-bought frosting pink. Prepare a frosting bag with size “10” tip, fill with frosting and tie closed tightly with a rubber band.

step three: assemble your sandwiches
Pair up all of your cookies on the tray so each pair is of similar thickness (in case of any oven spreading). Turn one cookie from each pair over and pipe frosting to cover the entire backside of the cookie. I started with piping a heart around the outer edge and piped back and forth to fill. Top with the other cookie, making sure the back of the cookie sits on the frosting. Hence, the bottoms of the cookies are on the inside. Let dry overnight if packaging.

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  1. PaisleyJade
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 4:40 am | Permalink

    Wow – look amazing!!

  2. Diane {}
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 7:08 am | Permalink

    They are so PRETTY!
    What a perfect valentine.

  3. gillian
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 7:43 am | Permalink

    Um… hello deliciousness! Heavenly!

  4. cookies and cups
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    Those are so cute ~ And they look yummy!

  5. Sarah-Lyn
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 1:51 pm | Permalink

    Fantastic! They look so good! :)

  6. Beth
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 4:02 pm | Permalink

    Adorable! We'll make them this weekend!

  7. An Almost Unschooling Mom
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 7:45 pm | Permalink

    I think I'll have to make these with the kids – very cute!

  8. Sue Sparks
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 11:10 pm | Permalink

    Love the pink with the chocolate! These look delicious!

  9. Lindsey Spraggins
    Posted January 28, 2010 at 7:17 pm | Permalink

    Love your blog! I have had your book for years and use the sugar cookie recipe and icing every time I make my cookies (I have some pictures on my blog under the "baking" page). I'll definitely put a link to your page! Anyway — love all the recipes, love the tips and love your blog! Keep 'em coming!

    Also, my birthday is Valentines Day so I LOVE the hearts!

  10. Marian (Sweetopia)
    Posted January 28, 2010 at 8:38 pm | Permalink

    Love this! So sweet!

  11. Amanda
    Posted January 29, 2010 at 3:55 am | Permalink

    LOVE these. So simple. SO beautiful. So smart!! I think your color choice is the key… girl, you are THE idea lady!


  12. Melinda
    Posted May 5, 2010 at 8:15 pm | Permalink

    Awesome cookies not only the shape, the flavor rules also!

    Melinda Watson

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  13. C. Holesterol
    Posted June 28, 2010 at 9:40 am | Permalink

    Love your blog! I have had your book for years and use the sugar cookie recipe and icing every time I make my cookies.

  14. Paper and Food
    Posted October 6, 2010 at 3:05 am | Permalink

    Yummm. Almost too cute to eat!

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