Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Valentine Crinkle Cookies

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How cute are these Valentine Crinkle Cookies? They’re the perfect Valentine’s Day treat to make this year.

I can’t believe it’s almost Valentine’s Day! My kids and I are gearing up to make our favorite recipes for the holiday and to take to school parties. After these Valentine Crinkle Cookies we are going straight for the Chocolate Valentine Surprise Cake and White Chocolate Popcorn.

Valentine Crinkle Cookies

If you love baking cookies your going to adore this recipe. Like many of my favorite cookie recipes the base of this is actually cake mix! Using white cake makes these super moist.

There are just five ingredients in these, making them really simple to make. Once they come out of the oven, just place the chocolate heart on top and voila.

They’re not just for Valentine’s Day!

You can save this yummy recipe and use it throughout the year, exchanging the heart for a Hershey kiss or another favorite chocolate. There is no way I’m going to be able to keep myself from only making these once a year!

You can even use silicone molds and melting chocolate to make all sorts of fun toppers.

Here’s to a great Valentine’s Day with plenty of cookies and chocolate!

Servings: 18 cookies

Valentine Crinkle Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 box of White cake mix
  • 1/3 C vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp white chocolate extract
  • 1 container of white sanding sugar
  • 24 chocolate hearts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350º F.
  2. Using a standing mixer, combine cake mix, vegetable oil, white chocolate extract and 2 eggs until combined.
  3. Scoop out about 3 tbsp of batter into your hands and roll into a ball
  4. Pour the sanding sugar into a bowl
  5. Roll cookie dough into the sanding sugar
  6. Place cookie dough balls about 2 inches apart on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Lightly push each cookie dough ball down so that it becomes a thick but flat disk.
  8. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes. Once cookies come out of the oven, allow to cool for 1 minute

  9. Place the chocolate heart into the center of the cookies. Allow cookies to completely cool before Enjoying!

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