Jenny Cookies

Painted Sugar Cookie Recipe

If you’re looking for a fun, creative Valentine cookie, make painted sugar cookies!  These are easy enough for a toddler and equally fun for adults.  Make sure to lay down parchment to protect surfaces and paint away!


Prepare sugar cookies according to our famous Jenny Cookies Sugar Cookie Recipe.


Make cookie paint using a mix of vanilla extract and food coloring. See amounts for each color in the recipe card linked below!


Paint stripes of red then medium pink then light pink on each cookie.


Start with the darkest color to the lightest, giving cookie a gradient colored design.


These cookies are gorgeous on their own or paired with marble and buttercream cookies for a perfect Valentine's Day dessert spread.

Check Out Our Other Recipes!

Easy Stamped Shortbread Cookies

Dipped Buttercream Marbled Heart Cookies