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Terrific Princess Tiana Cookies for Valentine’s Day

Princess Tiana is known for her amazing recipes and this extra sweet treat is no exception. These heart-shaped sandwich cookies, filled with frosting and topped with sparkly pink sugar, are sure to please anybody’s prince charming — even if he happens to be a frog.

Ingredients

  • Batch of sugar cookie dough, homemade or store-bought*
  • Rolling pin, spatula, and cooling rack
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter (a 2 1/4-inch-wide cutter works well)
  • Pink colored sugar
  • White or pink cookie icing
  • Butter knife
  • A few pieces of pink taffy or pink Star Burst candies
  • Waxed paper
  • Kitchen scissors or a kitchen knife

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Directions

  1.  Roll out the cookie dough and cut out an even number of heart-shaped cookies. Sprinkle half of the cookies with colored sugar. Bake the cookies according to the recipe or package directions.
  2.  Transfer the baked cookies to a rack to cool.
  3.  Turn one of the plain cookies upside down so that the flat bottom faces up. Spread on cookie icing and then set one of the sugar-topped cookies down on top of it. Repeat this step until you’ve assembled all of the sandwich cookies.
  4.  Now it’s time to crown off the cookies with Tiana’s special valentine emblem. Use the rolling pin to roll the taffy or Star Burst candies between waxed paper until it is very thin. (If the candy is too hard to roll, you can soften it in the microwave for 4 to 5 seconds.) Then use kitchen scissors or a knife to cut out a small candy crown for each cookie (a parent’s job).
  5.  Top each cookie with a candy crown, using a small dab of cookie icing to hold it in place.

Turn that frog into a prince this Valentine’s Day with a sweet treat.

Source: DisneyFamily

About Jennifer Retzlaff

My name is Jennifer Retzlaff and I became a lifelong Disney fan during my first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of my life. I live in Iowa with my husband and two kids who are growing up too quickly for my liking. I started introducing my love for Disney early to my family with a Disney honeymoon and then trips when our youngest of 18 months. Since then, our family has been to Walt Disney World over five times and we continue to plan and dream for the next trip. I love the magic that Disney brings to people through the theme parks, cruises, adventures and movies they create. As a teacher, I try to bring that magic into my classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” I recently reached a dream of mine as I joined Magic Vacation Planner as a personal travel advisor. With this team, I can now help others plan magical vacations. As a passionate writer, I also have my own blog at magicalvacationsbyjen which is also where you can follow me on instagram for trip reviews along with tips and tricks for your next magical vacation.