NEW! VALENTINE’S DAY COOKIE MOLDS!
Handmade Stoneware Valentine Heart Cookie Molds
My Stoneware Valentine Heart Cookie Molds are made for baking and crafts. Each cookie mold is individually handmade in my studio in Connecticut. To create these designs, clay is hand-formed around my original sculptures. The clay is then kiln fired twice to produce the food-safe stoneware mold. Dishwasher safe or hand wash.
You can find these handmade stoneware cookie molds in my Etsy Shop!
This recipe was developed specifically for molded cookies, so they won’t flatten out and lose their design when baking. I developed it using the recipe framework in Anne Watson’s cookie book.
Creamsicle Cookies (perfect for molded cookies)
1 cup butter
½ cup honey
1 Tbsp orange juice
2-3 tsp vanilla
2-3 tsp orange extract
½ cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
About 4 cups of flour
Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten egg, honey, orange juice, vanilla and orange flavoring. In separate bowl, mix cinnamon , salt and 3 cups flour. Combine wet ingredients into dry, then add more flour until dough is workable, it will be soft and slightly sticky. Chill for ½ hour.
Creamsicle Royal Icing
2 cups powdered sugar
1 ½ Tbsp meringue powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp orange extract
¼ cup water or orange juice
Beat sugar and meringue powder until combined. Add water and beat on medium to high speed until glossy and stiff peaks form, 5-7 minutes. Add more liquid or powdered sugar to get the best consistency. To test for proper consistency, drip some icing off the mixing spoon into the bowl, it should sit on the surface for a moment before disappearing.
On back of cookie, using an icing bag fitted with a small round tip, trace outline with icing. Allow to set, then flow icing into outline. Optionally, just drizzle the icing onto the back of the cookie in diagonal zig-zags.
Allow icing to dry thoroughly. If stacking cookies in container, put wax paper between layers.
• For a more tropical flavor, substitute canned mango pulp for the orange juice in both the cookie and icing recipe.
• For extra flavor, you can also substitute orange marmalade for half of the honey in the cookie recipe. Marmalade may leave bits of orange in your cookies, so if you’re using a mold with fine detail, you may not want flecks in it.
Click links to find illustrated directions, a PDF and a VIDEO on how to use my handmade stoneware cookie molds (demonstrated on the Halloween Cookie Molds, but the technique is the same) – and it’s really easy!
Hope you enjoy the recipe and molds and have a very Happy Valentine’s Day!!!
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For more Valentine’s Day designs, please see my
Kaleidoscope Heart Cake/Cookie/Chocolate/Crafts Mold!
Happy Valentines Day!!!
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