Conversation Heart Cookies

These Conversation Heart Cookies make use of that popular Valentine's Day candy... Sandwich a layer of marshmallow fluff between the cookies and you have the perfect treat!

Makes: 9 sandwich cookies Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 14 mins

Cookie Ingredients:

– Unsalted butter – Granulated sugar – Large eggs – Vanilla extract – All-purpose flour – Baking powder – Salt – Crushed conversation hearts – Large conversation hearts, optional – Marshmallow fluff (recipe provided)

Fluff Ingredients:

– Large egg whites – Light corn syrup – Salt – Confectioners' sugar – Vanilla extract – Cream of tarter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees & line cookie sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat.

Prep Recipe

Cream sugar & butter together until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs & vanilla.

Make Batter

In a separate large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, & salt. Stir in ½ cup crushed conversation hearts.

Make Batter

Slowly pour flour mixture into wet mixture, mixing on low. Stop mixer when dough is just combined taking care not to over-mix.

Make Batter

Place rounded Tbsps of dough on cookie sheet 1 ½ inches apart.  

Bake Cookies

Bake for 14 mins, until edges are just turning golden. If using large conversation hearts, push the hearts in the center of each cookie after 10 mins, & then finish baking.

Bake Cookies

Let cookies rest on baking sheets for about 5 mins before moving them to wire racks to cool completely.

Let Cool

Beat together egg whites, corn syrup, & salt on high speed for 4-5 mins until mixture thickens & turns bright white.

Make Fluff

Mix in confectioners' sugar, vanilla, & cream of tartar on low speed, until combined.

Make Fluff

Spread cookie with a thin layer of fluff & top with another cookie. Roll cookie on its side in the bowl of remaining crushed conversation hearts.

Finish Cookies

Chill cookies in fridge for about 10 mins to let marshmallow fluff firm up.

Finish Cookies

These are the best Valentine's Day cookies  for making for loved ones... Or using up leftover conversation hearts!