These buttery classic sweetheart sugar cookies make a delicious treat anytime.


½ cup unsalted butter, softened in room temperature for 1 hour
½ cup Purecane™ zero calorie baking sweetener
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ¼ cups of all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
Wax paper
Parchment paper





1. Beat butter with PURECANE™ Baking Sweetener until light and fluffy. Beat in egg until well blended. Beat in vanilla next.

2. Whisk flour, baking powder and salt together.  Stir into butter mixture in 3 additions.

3. Roll dough between sheets of wax paper to ¼ inch thick.  Chill in freezer for 5 min to make cutting easy.

4. Use cookie cutter to cut into heart (or other) shapes.

5. Preheat oven to 350F.  Place cookie 2 inches apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. 

6. Bake for 12 min or until golden brown on top of cookies. 

7. Let cool on racks for 10 min.

Makes about 16 cookies.