decorated pink hearts cookies valentine's day

Let’s face it – you should use ANY cut-out cookie recipe to make embellished, iced Valentine cookies, however some lend themselves extra to Valentine’s Day than others. Most likely spiced pumpkin cut-out cookies aren’t going to make the listing. 

Be certain you’ve an ideal royal icing recipe for adorning as nicely! 

Good Each Time Lower-Out Cookies

vanilla almond cut-out cookies on cooling rack

Now we have to begin with the OG – my vanilla-almond cut-out cookies. They’re referred to as “good” for a purpose. I’ve made actually many 1000’s of cookies utilizing this recipe. The recipe makes cookies which are sturdy sufficient for adorning, packaging, and mailing, however nonetheless chewy and scrumptious. 

(I even have a gluten-free model.)

Darkish Chocolate Lower-Out Cookies

dark chocolate cut-out cookies

Valentine’s Day is THE vacation for chocolate. It is no completely different for cookies. Here is what one in all my nephews mentioned about these darkish chocolate cut-out cookies…”Aunt Bridget, is that this a brownie that may be a cookie?”

Chocolate Hazelnut (Nutella) Lower-Out Cookies

nutella cut-out cookies, hearts
nutella cut-out heart-shaped cookies

Persevering with with the chocolate theme – Nutella Lower-Out Cookies. This recipe was initially featured in my first (now out-of-print) ebook, Adorning Cookies. It is luscious and a kind of recipes the place I may simply sit down and eat the cookie dough with a spoon. 

Cappuccino Lower-Out Cookies

stack of cappuccino sugar cookies

In case your Valentine is a espresso lover, these cappuccino sugar cookies are those to make! Delicately coffee-flavored, the dough is made utilizing each brown and granulated sugars, in order that they’re further tender, however nonetheless sturdy sufficient for adorning with royal icing or buttercream.

Vanilla Bean Lower-Out Cookies

stack of vanilla bean cut-out cookies

vanilla bean paste up close on white plate

What’s it about flecks of vanilla bean that appears…romantic? I am unsure, however your Valentine will certainly swoon upon biting into one in all these speckled cookies

I am making no less than one batch of the darkish chocolate cut-outs this week…and who am I kidding, most likely 2 extra varieties as nicely! Comfortable adorning! 

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