Total Time
36mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 16 mins

Treat the sweethearts in your life by gifting them with these big red edible hearts. They'll love you for it! NOTE: This makes 2 large hearts, enough to serve 6-8 people.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F Beat butter, powdered sugar, almond extract and food color in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in flour and almonds.
  2. Divide dough in half; cover half and set aside. Place remaining half on ungreased cookie sheet; press into heart shape, about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on cookie sheet 25 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet to serving platter. Repeat with remaining dough.
  4. Place baking chips and shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on Medium-High (70%) about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over shortbread. Sprinkle with heart sprinkles.

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