10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

This Valentine’s Day, forget the flowers and chocolates, and show your love with delicious sugar cookies. From royal icing valentines cookies to heart-shaped sugar cookies, I have put together some of my favourite Valentine’s Day sugar cookie recipes to help make your special day even sweeter.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic treat for your significant other or something special to give to your friends, there’s something for you here! These homemade sugar cookies are a meaningful gesture that will show your partner how much you care about them. You can whip up a batch of these with a few simple ingredients in no time.

Made with rich cocoa and a hint of sea salt, these chocolate sugar cookies are packed with chocolatey goodness. The royal icing on top adds a pop of colour against the rich cocoa brown of the cookies. The best part? These cookies are just as easy-to-make as regular sugar cookies. They require minimal ingredients, making them the perfect quick and delicious treat. So bake a batch of these heavenly chocolate sugar cookies for your chocoholic loved ones and watch their eyes light up with joy!

Check out my chocolate sugar cookies recipe here.

decorated chocolate sugar cookies on a kitchen countertop

Strawberry Sugar Cookies

Whether you’re baking for your loved ones or simply treating yourself, these strawberry sugar cookies will hit the spot. They are soft and chewy in the middle and crunchy around the edges. The fresh strawberries add a delicious burst of flavour to the cookies and give them a fun and pretty pink colour that everyone will love! This recipe is gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan. Even better, you can prepare the dough ahead, store it in the freezer and bake them the next day.

Strawberry sugar cookies by Lane & Grey Fare

strawberry sugar cookies surrounded by fresh strawberries

Heart-Shaped Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

These chocolate heart sandwiches are like Fudgee-O’s, all grown up and wearing a pretty outfit.

They are darker, more chocolatey. The silky ganache filling is rich, and not too sweet. The cookies are chewy, rather than crunchy (although if you prefer the latter, simply bake them an extra 2 minutes!).

Check out my chocolate sandwich cookies recipe here.

Valentine's Day Heart Sandwich cookies on a doily.

Marbled Heart Sugar Cookies

Imagine biting into a warm, freshly-baked cookie with a perfect buttery texture, a hint of sweetness, and a beautifully marbled glaze that will leave you wanting more. This is one such recipe.

Making these cookies is like creating a work of art. The marbled glaze adds a touch of elegance and a beautiful finish to the classic sugar cookies, creating a unique and delicious treat that is sure to impress. These cookies are perfect for sharing with loved ones, whether you’re looking for a gift or just a sweet treat to enjoy together!

Marbled heart sugar cookies by Tasting Thyme

marbled sugar cookies on a round kitchen board

Sandwiched Sugar Cookies with Sprinkles

These heart-shaped cut-out cookies are made with classic sugar cookie dough. The cookies are then filled with whipped raspberry cream that adds a tangy and fruity contrast to the cookie’s sweetness. To finish it off, these sandwich cookies are then dipped in a layer of melted chocolate, giving them a decadent finish. 

Make Valentine’s Day special by baking a batch of these delicious sugar cookies for your loved ones! But don’t forget to save some for yourself – after all, what’s love without a little self-care?!

sandwiched sugar cookies on a pink plate

Copycat Crumbl Sugar Cookies

You will love this copycat recipe if you’re a fan of the famous Crumbl cookies. These cookies are made with butter, sugar, all-purpose flour and vanilla extract to create a deliciously soft and buttery texture that will melt in your mouth. The sweet almond frosting on top will satisfy your sweet tooth, you’ll want to make them again and again!

Copycat Crumbl sugar cookies by Chenée Today

crumbl sugar cookies on a parchment paper

Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

Get ready to be wowed by these delightful cut-out sugar cookies! Inspired by the classic red velvet cake, these cookies boast a stunning red colour that will catch your eye. But it’s not just their appearance that will leave you wanting more – the creamy, velvety royal icing on top is the perfect complement to the rich flavour of the cookies. This makes them ideal for gifting and sharing with family and friends. 

Red velvet sugar cookies by Homemade In the Kitchen

heart shaped red velvet cookie drizzled with melted chocolate

Marbled Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

Perfect for Valentine’s Day, these delicately crafted treats feature a beautiful marbled design in vibrant hues and a soft, chewy texture that will melt in your mouth. Plus, you can add a personal touch by customizing the colours with food colouring and stamping sweet messages into each cookie. And with cookie cutters, you can create your desired shape. Don’t miss out! These cookies are not only delicious but also perfect for a fun and bonding Valentine’s Day activity with your family.

stacked valentine's conversation sugar cookies

Coconut Flour Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

If you’re looking for a healthy yet delicious alternative to traditional sugar cookies, this is it. These coconut flour sugar cookies are dairy-free, gluten-free, and low in carbohydrates. You can dust them with cinnamon sugar on top or frost them with dairy-free sugar cookie icing. The addition of cinnamon will add a warm and cozy touch, making these cookies perfect for Valentine’s night in with a warm cup of tea.

Coconut flour cinnamon sugar cookies by Fit as a Mama Bear

cinnamon sugar cookies stacked on a plate with tea pot

Ginger Sugar Cookies

Ginger sugar cookies have the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. They are soft, chewy, and ideal for decorating. You can easily customize them with Valentine’s day themed glazes, frostings, and toppings to make them even more special. Additionally, this recipe is both gluten-free and dairy-free.

Ginger sugar cookies by Living Beyond Allergies

decorated ginger sugar cookies

Valentine Sugar Cookies with Vanilla Icing

These sugar cookies are soft and buttery, with a perfect balance of sweetness that melts in your mouth. The vanilla buttercream icing on top adds a silky and creamy touch. One of the best parts of the recipe is that it requires no chilling time, so you can prepare and bake these cookies within minutes.

Valentine sugar cookies decorated with sprinkles and hearts

Honey Sugar Cookies

Baked to golden brown perfection, these soft and tender cookies are topped with whipped honey buttercream frosting. A beginner home baker will enjoy this cookie recipe because they’re a breeze to roll out and will not spread. They also bake evenly, leaving you plenty of space to decorate as desired.

Honey sugar cookies by Caked by Katie

decorated honey sugar cookies with cookie cutter and piping bag

Sugar Cookie Bars

For those of us who love a good sugar cookie but don’t want to deal with the mess of rolling out the dough, these bars are like a dream come true! It’s like having the best of both worlds – you get the sweet satisfaction of a sugar cookie with the convenience of a bar. This bar recipe calls for a classic vanilla cookie dough base and a layer of buttercream frosting. You can decorate it with your preferred Valentine’s Day decorations, such as sprinkles, candy hearts, etc.

Sugar cookie bars by Cloudy Kitchen

sliced squares of sugar cookies with frosting

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Last Updated on January 31, 2023 by Jennifer Pallian BSc, RD

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