Planning to spend the Valentine’s Day at home with your loved one? Valentine’s Day cookies can give you some amazing time with a cup of tea for the afternoon on this special day. Sometimes doing some simple things can also make you feel loved especially when you are doing it with that special person. So do you want to make this tea session more romantic? Well, these Valentine’s Day cookies can help you in that!
Valentine’s Day cookies are will taste just as simple as other cookies but the only difference is it will be filled with love and commitment to you partner. The love that made you give this effort to prepare the cookies. So why not express your love in this delicious way which can be an adorable gesture!
Usually when you make cookies, there are different types to go for. But the basic ones are the classic cookies with sprinkles or choc chips and the ones with frosting. The frosting ones are definitely the fancy ones because you can get them in different colors along with the sweetness of the whole bite. So you can choose any of these option depending on whichever suits you best.
If it is a last minute decision than you don’t have to worry about it at all because you can follow this really easy recipe to make some cute Valentine’s Day cookies. You will need 1 boxed cake mix of your choice, ½ cup unsalted butter, 2 eggs, 1 ½ to 2 tbsp flour and 1-2 tsp vanilla or other depending on what flavor you choose.
You can use a food processor or a mixer to mix the ingredients. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix it well. Make sure that there are no lumps left which might make it hard one. Use a cookie scoop and drop evenly sized portions of the dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet. You can resize each pieces by using your hands.
If you are making it a round one then your hand will be enough to give the shape. But if you are looking for any specific shape then you will need a cookie cutter or a knife to make the required shape. Now place the cookies on a cookie sheet and bake it for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees F. Let the cookies cool on the sheet for at least ten minutes. This amount will make 2.5 dozens.
Now if you want to add sprinkles to these cookies, you can add some when you were mixing everything for the dough. Adding different colored heart sprinkles can give these cookies very cute look! And if you want to do it with frosting, then you have to prepare the required amount of frosting and then apply them on the cookies.
When you will apply the frosting, make sure that the cookies are cool otherwise the frosting will not set properly. To get a very simple design, you can make red colored frosting and use a nozzle and piping bag to draw the outline on the cookie. Fill the inside with the red filling on a heart shaped cookie. You can add another line with a white frosting which will make it really cute!
There are so many ways to make Valentine’s Day cookies by using the frosting. For example, you can make heart shapes, envelopes, hugs, kisses, I love u, lovers, love birds or anything else that you have in your mind. Use your imagination to make a customized one and you will become amazed to see how creative you can be.
This will be a real surprise for your lover when he will see that you have done such an amazing thing and that is food! So when are you going to make some of these Valentine’s Day cookies?