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Valentine Stained Glass Cookies

  • Author: Jen


These Valentine Stained Glass Cookies put a fun twist on the classic sugar cookie!


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 Jolly Rancher Candies (red and pink)
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutters, one large and one small


  1. To make the cookie dough, start by beating the butter
  2. Add sugar, then eggs, vanilla and salt
  3. Gradually add flour until incorporated
  4. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight
  5. When your dough is ready, roll it out to about 1/4 inch thick
  6. Cut out heart shapes using two different sized cookie cutters to create a window in the center
  7. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper and gently place cookies on top
  8. Add crushed Jolly Ranchers to center of cookie and bake at 375 for 8 – 10 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and let them cool for five minutes so the center can fully harden
  10. Transfer to a cooling rack to allow them to cool completely