Heart Shaped Valentine's Day Cookies (Easy recipe, many variations!) – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Valentine's Day Cookies - Valentine's Day Cookies Recipe


THE Valentine's day Cookies they are gods Cookies heart-shaped perfect from serve and give for the February 14, the Valentine's day! They are made with one shortcrust pastry base soft and crumbly; once cooked, they are then stuffed of your choice with marmalade with raspberries or strawberries, Nutella, cream al pistachio… And finally coupled together to give life to Valentine's Day cookies in many variations of taste with only 1 dough! Not only beautiful is of great effect! but also super greedy!

Valentine's Day Cookies - Valentine's Day Cookies Recipe

It's about a Quick and easy recipe! The dough is the super proven shortcrust pastry, which you can do in a few minutes without difficulty; you can choose the classic base or shortcrust pastry with cocoa! For the realization of Valentine's Day biscuits, just use 2 heart-shaped molds, one bigger is one smaller with which to carve the cookies e derive the center from which the creamy heart will come out once assembled! You can stuff them with classic and spreadable creams that you like the most! in ingredients found all variants! Ideal for celebrate the most romantic day of the year, but also to pack and give as a gift for one special occasion, or enrich a buffet for children's parties!

Valentine's sweets:

Red Velvet (the original recipe for the red velvet cake!)

Cream Tart (the heart-shaped shortcrust pastry cake with printable shapes)

Tart with hearts (pastry base, filled with raspberry jam and lots of hearts on the surface)

Valentine's Day Cookies Recipe

PREPARATION TIMES

Preparation Cooking Total

Ingredients

Quantity for 30 pieces

For the basic pastry:

  • 330 grams of flour '00 + 1 teaspoon for the pastry board
  • 165 gr of soft butter at room temperature (or 100 gr of sunflower oil)
  • 1 whole egg (medium size)
  • 2 egg yolks (small size)
  • 130 grams of granulated sugar
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (or 1 sachet or the seeds of 1 berry)
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the filling:

  • Raspberry jam, strawberry or whatever you prefer (a few tablespoons of your choice)
  • Pistachio spread cream (a few tablespoons of your choice)
  • White chocolate cream (a few tablespoons of your choice)
  • Nutella and or white Nutkao (a few tablespoons of your choice)
  • Classic or Ruby pink chocolate ganache (a few spoons of your choice

Method

How to make Valentine's Day Cookies

First of all, prepare the dough following the SHORT PASTRY recipe

After resting for half an hour in the fridge, spread out on a previously floured work surface to a thickness of 3 mm;

then cut some hearts and engrave the center on the middle with a smaller heart!

If you want this stencil you can buy it HERE

Transfer the heart-shaped cookies to a baking tray previously lined with baking paper:

how to make valentine's day cookies

Then recompose the leftover shortcrust rags, put in the fridge and make new cookies, in this way.

Put the prepared trays in the fridge 10 minutes before cooking, 1 tray at a time at 180 ° in the static oven for 12 minutes in the central part.

Finally Remove from the oven and unmold.

Let it cool completely before stuffing! You can use 1 tablespoon of cream or jam of your choice or use the pastry bag.

stuffing valentine's day cookiesMatch the pieces with the empty heart in the center on the base

and your are ready Valentine's day Cookies!

Valentine's day cookies - Valentine's day cookies recipe

Once filled, they can be stored at room temperature for 1 day and then placed in the fridge.

If you have not filled them, you can keep them in a cookie jar for 1 month at room temperature.

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