Delicious Heart Shaped Cookies to Bake
Bake up some festive treats for Valentine’s Day with this roundup of 25 Heart Shaped Cookies! The recipes on the list include everything from heart shaped chocolate chip cookies to beautiful pink heart macarons. Heart shaped cookies make a sweet gift at Valentine’s Day or any time you want to bake a special pick-me-up treat.
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Valentine’s Day is a popular holiday to turn on the oven and bake up some fancy treats. I love baking cookies because they are quick and easy, make lovely gifts, and (usually) aren’t overly indulgent.
The sky is the limit when it comes to Valentine’s Day Cookies–in fact, if you are looking for great recipes, don’t miss my roundup of Festive Valentine’s Day Cookies.
For this list in particular though, I wanted to stick with heart shaped cookies. I’ve found recipes for a variety of options, like heart shaped chocolate chip cookies, whoopie pies, sugar cookies, chocolate cookies, macarons, and more.
Whether you are celebrating Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or just want to make a heart shaped treat to lift up someone’s day, this list of sweet recipes has you covered.
What Are Some Great Cookie Recipes You Can Make For Valentine’s Day?
- Heart shaped Cookies: This list is filled with 25 recipe options from sandwich cookies to shortbread cookies. A cookie in the shape of a heart makes a great gift idea–whether for a pick-me-up or Valentine’s Day.
- Red Velvet Cookies: Red velvet cookies bake up to be a beautiful saturated red. They make a festive Valentine’s treat. The red velvet flavor is created with cocoa powder and food coloring.
- Thumbprint Cookies: This popular cookie style can be customized with strawberry or raspberry jam for a themed holiday treat.
- Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Twist: Everyone loves a chocolate chip cookie! Follow the recipes below to make a heart shaped version.
- Macarons: These delicate French cookies come in a variety of flavors and are a sophisticated option for Valentine’s Day. Plus, it’s easy to make them a beautiful pink color!
No matter what kind of cookies you choose, they are sure to be a sweet and tasty treat for your loved one on Valentine’s Day!
Heart Shaped Cookie Recipes to Bake
You'll love this roundup of 25 heart shaped cookie recipes! These recipes are perfect for Valentine's Day or any time you need a sweet recipe to encourage a friend (or yourself!). Recipes include everything from chocolate chip cookies (heart shaped of course!), pink macarons, and even red velvet whoopie pies. Mmm!
Valentine Sandwich Sugar Cookies
These Valentine Cookies from Anna Banana are extra-special. They are sandwich cookies filled with raspberry whipped cream and dipped in melted chocolate and sprinkles. So beautiful!
Strawberry Shortbread Cookies (Heart Shaped)
These light pink shortbread cookies from Food Worth Feed feature freeze-dried strawberries for real strawberry flavor in a tender shortbread cookie.
Conversation Heart Valentine's Day Cookies
Conversation Hearts, but make them cookies! These cute Valentine's Day Cookies from Sally's Baking Addiction are easy to make and decorated with royal icing.
Valentine's Red Velvet Cut Out Cookies
Red Velvet Cut Out Cookies from Fun Cookie Recipes are such a festive recipe! Decorate with an easy and quick frosting recipe.
Stained Glass Valentine Heart Cookies
Make Stained Glass Valentine Cookies in pink and red with this recipe from XOXO Bella. Use red hard candy to make the glassy centers.
Heart Macarons with Vanilla Buttercream
This recipe for Heart Macarons from Little Sunny Kitchen includes a printable template so you can pipe perfect heart-shaped cookies with ease.
Cream Cheese Cut-Out Cookies
While you can make these Cream Cheese Cut-Out Cookies (recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction) any shape you'd like, I think these hearts are particularly cute! Don't forget the creamy chocolate-hazelnut glaze.
Heart Shaped Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies
Use mini chocolate chips (or sprinkles!) in these sweet chocolate chip cookies with a twist from Caramel and Cashews. The recipe includes tips and tricks to avoid the cookies spreading too much and potentially ruining the heart shape.
Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Dip these Chocolate Sugar Cookies in melted chocolate and sprinkles for sweet Valentine's Day treat! Recipe from Herbs and Flour.
Heart Shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies
No heart cookie cutter? No problem! This recipe for Heart Shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies from Pastry Wishes includes tips on how to form the cookies into hearts without a cookie cutter.
Easy Heart-Shaped Cutout Sugar Cookie
Make heart-shaped cookies with flooded icing with this recipe from Life, Love and Sugar. These pretty cookies make lovely gifts!
Heart Shaped Strawberry Shortbread Cookies
These buttery shortbread sandwich cookies from Emma Duckworth Bakes are topped with a glaze made from fresh strawberries and filled with sweet strawberry jam.
Easy Valentine Cookies
These cute lil shortbread cookies are filled with strawberry jam for an easy cookie recipe from Kitchen Sanctuary.
Chocolate Cut Out Cookies
Make beautiful Chocolate Cut Out Cookies from If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen. This recipe makes a no-chill dough that you can cut out in any shape you like--but aren't these hearts cute? Dip them in melted chocolate for more indulgence!
Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
You can make these Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from Sugar and Soul from scratch, or follow the instructions to make them with a boxed mix and store-bought cream cheese frosting for a shortcut.
Heart Jam Cookies (Shortbread Thumbprint)
Thumbprint Cookies, but heart-shaped! Fill these sweet cookies from Foxes Loves Lemons with your favorite strawberry or raspberry jam.
Heart Valentine Cookies with Cream Cheese Sprinkle Dip
Instead of frosting dozens of cookies, why not serve them with a festive dip instead? Try this easy recipe for Valentine Cookies with a Cream Cheese Dip from XOXO Bella for a fun twist on a frosted cookies.
Honey Sugar Cookies (Dairy-Free)
Honey Sugar Cookies from Caked by Katie are dairy-free and topped with a fluffy honey buttercream. Make them heart shaped or any shape you like!
Red Velvet Sugar Cookies With Eggless Royal Icing
These Red Velvet Sugar Cookies from Chocolate Moosey feature an eggless royal icing so you can skip the meringue powder or egg whites in favor of a simpler mix of powdered sugar, milk, and corn syrup.
Homemade Oreo Heart Sandwich Cookies
Homemade chocolate sandwich cookies are so yummy, and this heart shaped version from The Baking Chocolatess is a great choice for fans of the iconic cookie.
Homemade Slice and Bake Valentine Cookies
Try making your own slice and bake heart cookies with this recipe from Buttercream Parties!
Learn how to top cookies with a pretty marbled glaze with this recipe for Heart Cookies from Sugar Spun Run.
Honey Cookies with Patterns
This recipe for Patterned Honey Cookies from Live to Sweet will take more time and effort than some of the recipes on this list--but isn't the final effect so festive?
Heart Shaped Valentine's Day Cookies
Drizzle pink cookies with melted chocolate and plenty of holiday sprinkles for these Valentine's Day Cookies from Dancing Through the Rain.
Valentine’s Day Sandwich Cookies
Make heart shaped sugar cookies, fill with pink frosting, and dip the edges in sprinkles for cute cookies everyone will love. Recipe from Savvy Mama Lifestyle.