sugar cookies

The best Valentine’s Day treat of all — the iconic sugar cookie recipe!

There’s just something that is so simple about baking cookies with children. Instead of rounding up the best Valentine’s Day gifts, promotions and deals, I am dedicating this year, 2014, to cookies! Yup! It’s been one heck of a chilly, willy winter, and there is nothing more intimate and sweet (literally) then baking cookies with your loved ones for Valentine’s Day. There is no money exchanged, no unwrapping presents, rather, just that treasured smile when you each bite into the fresh-out-of-the-oven cookie and hope the warm, gooey sugars don’t fall out of your mouth from your grin ear-to-ear.  Wow, yes, I want that memory! Give me instructions . . . now! We will. And, the glory this year, is Valentine’s Day goes all weekend long, so cookie-baking starts now and just keeps going. Plus...