21 DELICIOUS Valentine's Day Cookie Ideas [How-to Recipes] (2024)

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Looking for Valentine's Day cookies that everyone will swoon over? Friends and family will feel that love is in the air when they smell the delicious scents of these recipes for Valentine cookies baking in the oven!


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Jump to:
  • Valentine Cookies Supplies
  • Sugar Cookies
  • Royal Icing
  • Easy Valentine Cookies
  • Cookie Pops [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
  • Fortune Cookies
  • Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Cherry Chocolate
  • Gingerbread
  • Valentine’s Cookies for Boys
  • Stained Glass Shortbread
  • Oreo
  • Tic Tac Toe
  • Mickey and Minnie
  • Unicorn
  • Sloth
  • Cactus
  • Marbled Galaxy
  • Valentine’s Cookies in a Jar
  • Conclusion

Learn how to make Valentine’s cookies with recipes, decorations, designs, and instructional tutorials for the most adorable Valentine's Day cookie ideas.

Valentine Cookies Supplies

Here are cookie cutters and baking supplies to make Valentine cookies decorated with the most adorable designs.

Sugar Cookies

A nostalgic Valentine’s heart cookie decoration based on conversation heart candies. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

  • Time to make: 3 hours prep, 11 minutes make
  • Skill level: Beginner

Royal Icing

Looking for a vintage, elegant cookie worthy of a high tea? Try these sophisticated floral decorations. (via Sugar Hero)

  • Time to make: 2 hours prep, 12 minutes make
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Easy Valentine Cookies

These rolled cookies from Pillsbury look so adorable with a heart within a heart. (via Pillsbury)

  • Time to make: 2 hours 15 minute total
  • Skill level: Beginner

Cookie Pops [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

These cookies on a stick are great for a Valentine’s cookie bouquet. Although they cater to those on a egg-, dairy-, and/or gluten-free diet, those who are able to eat regular cookies will enjoy it just the same. (via Wallflower Kitchen)

  • Time to make: 15 minutes prep, 15 minutes make, 30 minutes total
  • Skill level: Beginner

Fortune Cookies

Pink chocolate dipped cookies with heart and regular sprinkles that you can insert personalized fortunes to make your loved one feel extra special. (via I Wash You Dry)

  • Time to make: 25 minutes prep, 5 minutes make, 25 minutes total
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

A vibrantly red cookie with creamy, white marshmallow center that is decadently sweet. (via Le Creme de la Crumb)

  • Time to make: 15 minutes prep, 20 minutes make, 35 minute total
  • Skill level: Beginner


These easy chocolate-dipped Valentine hearts cookies have a lovely red color that comes not from any food coloring, but the tart berry. (via The Merchant Baker)

Strawberry Cheesecake

If you want a wonderfully pink cookie with excellent flavors, then you can’t go wrong with this recipe. It’s got cream cheese, chocolate chips, macadamia nuts, strawberry flavor, and sprinkles. (via Ella Claire Inspired)

Peanut Butter M&M

A traditional cookie flavor combo with this classic candy add-in makes for this delightful Valentine’s treat. (via Bake Love Give)

Cherry Chocolate

These thumbprint cookies look beautiful with the white chocolate drizzle over the red and dark brown cookie. (via The Kitchen is My Playground)


Don’t you just want to cuddle these teddy bear cookies with pink hearts? (via Steve’s Kitchen)

Valentine’s Cookies for Boys

How clever to use a heart shape to create a dinosaur to make Valentine’s cookie that boys will love. (via Sweet Sugar Belle)

Stained Glass Shortbread

The red hearts in this heart-shaped Valentine’s cookie are made from hard candies (like Jolly Ranchers). (via Wild Wild Whisk)

  • Time to make: 45 minutes prep, 16 minutes bake, about 1 hour total
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate


Here’s a love bug, which is perfect for Valentine’s or a ladybug party. (via Sarah’s Bake Studio)

Or try these buzzworthy bumblebee Oreos. (via For Modern Kids)

You can also make these ultra adorable penguins from the popular sandwich cookie. (via Party Pinching)

Tic Tac Toe

This post has other cute designs for this interactive cookie, including X O and red and blue heart cut-out cookies. (via Melissa Joy Cookies)

Mickey and Minnie

Here’s a cookie that Disney fans will love. (via In the Kids’ Kitchen)


These magical cookies are complete with a golden horn. Festive hearts make them appropriate for this lovely day. (via Lila Loa)


How creative are these cookies, made from a candy corn cookie cutter! (via The Sprinkle Factory)


Another trend to try for your cookies are these cacti. Don’t you just want to just eat up the plushy treats? (via Semi Sweet Designs)

Marbled Galaxy

These galaxy Valentine’s sugar cookies are out of this world. (via Beyond Frosting)

  • Time to make: 1 hour prep, 8-12 minutes make
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Valentine’s Cookies in a Jar

This chocolate chip M&M cookie mix in a mason jar would make a cute gift for your significant other, or even to give to your child’s teacher. Go to the blog post for a free printable to go with the gift. (via The Happier Homemaker)

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Whether you’re looking for an easy Valentine cookie recipe or more advanced Valentine's Day cookie ideas, these Valentine's Day cookies are sure to win the hearts of the crowd.

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