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Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Cups

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Contains 1 packet (17.5 oz) of sugar cookie mix. butter and egg in cookie mix Add ¼ cup (1.5 oz) Valentine sprinkles to the cookie mix. 1 tub white icing Valentine sprinkles for decor

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Recipe instructions for Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Cups Preheat oven to 375. Spray mini muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

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Place the sugar cookie mix bag in a large bowl. Add eggs and softened butter and stir until a soft dough forms. It's easier to use my hands to work with stiff dough. Incorporate ¼ cup sprinkles and stir thoroughly. 

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Scoop and roll dough into a ball with a 1 tablespoon scoop. Insert the ball into your baking pans. You can scoop the right quantity with a tablespoon and roll it into a ball without a scoop. Scoop makes it easier!

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Press each dough ball into the pan with a pastry blender. Keep the dough from cracking as you follow this step to have a lovely cookie cup edge.

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Funny story: I tried making cookie cups years ago by turning the small muffin pan upside down and molding the dough around the indentations, but it failed.

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I had thin cookie scraps and a dirty pan to clean up! This method works better and is easier!

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Bake cookie cups for 8-10 minutes until bright golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 20 minutes before removing from pan. A little knife can remove them effortlessly.

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Cool them fully on a wire rack. Even little heated, resist temptation! They must be room temperature before icing to avoid melting.

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Scoop the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a #18 Wilton tip. Pipe into cookies and top with Valentine sprinkles and decorations!

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