Yummy food for your brood
Feb 8, 2013
Valentine's Day Cookies Recipes for the Family
These delicious snacks are a sweet way to send some extra love to the kids, whether it's a heart sandwich, bit of raspberry linzer or a classic 'Kiss'
Sweets for the sweet! On Valentine's Day, try one of these cookie recipes as a special treat for your family. Better yet, why not make them all for a plateful of yummy surprises? Tempt those taste buds with some of the delicious finds we scouted around the web, including some sure-to-become-favorites by Martha Stewart, Taste of Home, Joy of Baking and oodles more to love.
These chocolate heart sandwich cookies from Martha Stewart look almost too pretty to eat – almost! A hefty 3/4 cup of cocoa gives these treats their chocolate flavor. And for the filling? A creamy mixture of butter and sugar holds each sandwich cookie together.
For a heavenly combination of robust flavors, try this recipe for chocolate-cinnamon heart cookies from Cafe Johnsonia. After you've baked the cookies in heart shapes, give them a long dip into chocolate for an extra dose of richness.
These delicate desserts take some time to put together, but they're worth the effort! With these raspberry linzer heart cookies from Gourmet Girl, you'll need to roll out both a bottom cookie and a top cookie with a shape cut out of the middle. Squeeze the two cookies together with raspberry jam for a fancy holiday treat.
Surprise your sweetie – or your kiddo – with Taste of Home's recipe for secret kiss cookies. To make the cookies, you tuck a Hershey's Kiss into a small ball of dough. Your kids won't know what's hidden inside until they take a bite!
For the chocoholics at your house, this recipe for intensely dark chocolate icebox cookies from Coconut & Lime is sure to be an instant favorite. Dress up the cookies with multi-colored sprinkles in Valentine's Day colors like red and pink.