These valentine brownie cookies make a lovely dessert for Valentine’s Day. Heart-shaped chocolate sugar cookies are a delicious and fun treat. Make them with your kids and share them with friends or neighbors.
Valentine Brownie Cookies
We’ve made these brownie roll-out cookies before. Once for Aiden’s airplane birthday party and once for a brownie cookie picture recipe where Aiden followed a visual recipe to make the cookies. I think they are a yummy sugar cookie that tastes like a brownie. They make a great cookie for Valentine’s Day. The recipe below is adapted from Smitten Kitchen.
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 350°.
- In a large bowl, mix butter and sugar together with a mixer. Add eggs one at a time and mix. Add in vanilla extract and cocoa. Mix to combine.
- In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Slowly add flour mixture to wet ingredients.
- Once dough comes together, cover and place in refrigerator for at least an hour.
- Roll out your dough onto a floured surface to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut into heart shapes.
- Bake for about 8-10 minutes.
- Remove to a wire rack to cool. Be careful when transferring the warm cookies to the cooling rack. Some of mine stuck to the spatula and broke.
- Decorate with powdered sugar, icing, or leave plain. They are good any which way you choose to eat them. For the icing, I used my husband’s grandma’s recipe that mixes powdered sugar with milk and almond extract. I added red gel food coloring.
I think they look lovely simply dusted with powdered sugar.
They are also pretty with a few layers of icing.
Or you can decorate them with two colors. Here we used white and red.
Which way will you choose to eat your valentine brownie cookies?
More Valentine’s Day Treats
- This Microwave Chocolate Cake for Two is a quick and delicious treat.
- Make an M&M’s Valentine Glyph (sponsored by M&M’s) – It’s a secret code cupcake treat that kids will love.
- Try this recipe for Heart Shaped Cheese Crackers.
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