In mixing bowl cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs
and vanilla extract.
Stir together flour and baking powder.
Gradually stir in flour mixture until dough is very stiff.
and chill about 3 hours.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut out cookies using a large heart-shape cookie cutter or use
a sharp knife and cut around a heart pattern. Transfer cookies
to a foil-lined baking sheet.
Using a small heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out and remove
heart design from center of each cookie. Fill the cut out sections
with crushed candy.
Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until cookies are
lightly browned and the candy has melted.
Slide foil off baking sheets.
When cool, carefully loosen cookies from foil. If desired, pipe
decorative borders along edges.
Yield: about 2 1/2 dozen cookies
Per serving: 3311 Calories (kcal); 150g Total Fat; (40%
calories from fat); 51g Protein; 439g Carbohydrate; 747mg Cholesterol;