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Sweet Valentine's Day Cookies

The last of the Valentine's Day cookies for 2020 are undoubtedly sweet.  I narrowed down the hues of the cookies to four colors in order to keep things effortless and straightforward.  This in no way limited the range of designs that I created for the folks here in town.    Take a look!   A rich, deep chocolate brown royal icing always looks very tempting and striking on a cookie, no matter how it's used.  For Valentine hearts, it's a winner.  Add to this a very bright pink and dark red to round out the hues, and of course, a bit of white to lighten the palette.  With these four colors, heart sugar cookies come together in a matter of 1-2 days, depending on the amount of treats that you have to ice. This set of hearts sitting on Wedgwood white bone china and British lustreware demitasse cups are perhaps my favorite of the bunch.  It's all about the dotted border. Using a #2 piping tip, add red and pink dots along the perimeter of the mini hearts