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Heart Warming Valentines Cookies with Cinnamon Sugar

I don’t need an excuse to bake, but since its almost St Valentines day, I thought I’d whip up a batch of cookies for my special someone. Who wouldn’t appreciate a tin of homemade goodies, right? These baked cookies are really easy to put together, and what’s great about them is you can make the dough in advance, and freeze it. Just thaw for an hour, and they are ready to be shaped into love hearts! _____________________________________________________ Makes 40 100g unsalted butter, at room temperature 100g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 medium free-range eggs, beaten 1/2 lemon, rind of 300g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp brown sugar ___________________________________________________ Cream the butter, caster sugar, then add the vanilla, and lemon rind, cream until light and fluffy. Beat the eggs lightly and add to the creamed mixture. Sift the flour with the baking powder and a pinch of salt, add to the egg/butter mixture. Mix in until combined. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface, divide …