Black And White Hearts Recipe

  • 1 cup Butter (softened)
  • 3 cup all-purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 3 oz Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1-1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 tblsp Shortening
How to make black and white hearts:
  1. Mix butter, cream cheese, egg, sugar and vanilla in bowl..
  2. Mix with mixer at medium speed till it is light and fluffy.
  3. Mix flour and beat till blended well.
  4. Divide dough in half.Cover each half with waxed paper.
  5. Let it freeze for 2 hours till it is firm.
  6. Roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured surface.
  7. Cut dough with lightly floured heart-shaped cookie cutter.
  8. Place cutouts of 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  9. Bake it in a preheated oven to 375°f till edges are lightly browned, it will take about 8-10 minutes.
  10. take it out of the oven onto wire racks.
  11. Let it cool completely.
  12. Over low heat melt chocolate chips and shortening in saucepan.
  13. Dip half of each heart into melted chocolate.
  14. Place it in a refrigerator on cookie sheets or trays lined with waxed paper until chocolate is set.
  15. Cover and store in refrigerator.