Heart-Shaped Cookie Pops


Make your sweetheart something special with these adorable – and easy – Valentine hearts on a stick.  Perfect for little sweeties, your kids will love this fun-filled activity making valentines to share.

Ingredients

  • 1 Package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ Refrigerated Sugar Cookies (24 cookies)
  • 24 Flat Wooden Sticks with Round Ends
  • 1 Container (1 lb) Vanilla Creamy Ready-to-Spread Frosting Assorted Small Candies, or Candy Sprinkles or Nonpareils, if desired
  • 10 Yards Red Curling Ribbon

1 Heat oven to 350°F. On work surface, cut each cookie in half, and arrange into V-shape with 3/4 inch space between dough pieces on top, slightly pressing bottom halves together to form V.

2 Place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart; insert wooden stick into bottom of each, overlapping sticks as necessary.

3 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.

4 Spread frosting on one side of each cookie; decorate with candies. Tie 18 inches of red ribbon into bow around each stick next to cookie.


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Tips:
Be creative with decorating, and use your favorite Valentine candies or sprinkles. Or, add food color to your frosting and make a fun assortment!

Make “conversation heart” pops by adding special messages piped with frosting.

Courtesy of Pillsbury.