Valentine's Day Sugar Cookies Bring the Sweet to Your Heart

This recipe for Valentine’s Day cookies uses simple ingredients and is quick to prepare when you’re planning a sweet surprise for Valentine’s Day.

Sometimes the way to your sweetie’s heart is a simple yet delicious sugar cookie recipe that you can bake and decorate for Valentine’s Day. And if you’re lucky, your Valentine will share some of these yummy homemade cookies with you!

Valentine’s Day Cookies:

  • Valentine’s Day sugar cookie recipe
  • Becel Cookies
  • Bakeware must-haves for baking cookies
  • Betty Crocker Metallic Red 7-Speed Power-Up Hand Mixer with Stand
  • Anchor Hocking 2-qt Glass Batter Bowl with Lid
  • OXO Measuring Spoon Set
  • The Pioneer Woman Vintage Floral 4-Piece Measuring Bowl with 4-Cup Measuring Cup, 5-Piece Set
  • Starfrit Rolling Pin
  • Mainstays Mini Spatula
  • PaperChef Culinary Parchment Multipurpose Non-Stick Paper
  • WILTON Recipe Right Non-Stick Pan Set
  • Cookie decorating ideas for Valentine’s Day
  • Lekue Hearts Cookie Puzzle Cutter
  • WILTON White Cookie Icing
  • WILTON Foodwriter Primary Colour Markers
  • Cake Mate Sugar Sprinkles Décors

Valentine’s Day sugar cookie recipe

V stands for Valentine and versatility! Here’s a recipe for Cupid-approved cookies that reminds me of the ones Mom used to bake, only with a healthier twist.

Becel Cookies
Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 0 min
Serving size: 6

Becel Cookies

You can make and decorate these sugar cookies for St. Valentine’s Day and other special occasions throughout the year—or whenever you have a craving for something sweet. Made with Becel Buttery Taste margarine, here’s a heart-smart cookie that boasts a light, crisp texture and melt-in-your-mouth flavour. This versatile recipe is great as is but also provides the perfect confectionery “canvas” for creative bakers to artfully personalize with pretty icing and sprinkles.

Bakeware must-haves for baking cookies

If you’re enamoured with the idea of giving edible valentines you’ve lovingly made yourself, it’s easy to get started by first equipping the heart of your home with affordable bakeware and kitchen essentials from Walmart.ca.

Betty Crocker Metallic Red 7-Speed Power-Up Hand Mixer with Stand

Betty Crocker Metallic Red 7-Speed Power-Up Hand Mixer with Stand

Engineered to help make mixing ingredients a little easier, this small appliance by Betty Crocker is modernized with a turbo boost on all settings and an ergonomic design. The convenient accessory storage, shiny chrome accents and a metallic finish in valentine-heart red combine to make a compact electric mixer that helps save space while looking good, too.

Anchor Hocking 2-qt Glass Batter Bowl with Lid

Anchor Hocking 2-qt Glass Batter Bowl with Lid

Valentine, you bowl me over! Here’s a mixing bowl by Anchor Hocking that also acts as a large measuring cup and food storage container. It features embossed measurements on the side and an air-tight plastic lid. The tempered glass is intended to stand up to the dishwasher, freezer, microwave and oven (to 425 degrees Fahrenheit). A BPA-free cover allows you to store and chill cookie dough before rolling it out later.

OXO Measuring Spoon Set

OXO Measuring Spoon Set

Proper and precise measuring is key when baking. This measuring spoon set by OXO Softworks can aid you in achieving greater accuracy and better results. The four spoons are designed to help level off ingredients for your cookie dough. This set features colour-coded measurements on non-slip handles that are designed for a better grip.

The Pioneer Woman Vintage Floral 4-Piece Measuring Bowl with 4-Cup Measuring Cup, 5-Piece Set

The Pioneer Woman Vintage Floral 4-Piece Measuring Bowl with 4-Cup Measuring Cup, 5-Piece Set

As practical as it is pretty, this stoneware set by The Pioneer Woman is decorated with charming floral patterns for a touch of vintage romance and an eclectic mixed-and-matched look in your kitchen.

Starfrit Rolling Pin

Starfrit Rolling Pin

Crafted with 100% Canadian maple, this wooden rolling pin by Starfrit is helpful when you’re ready to roll out the dough for your Valentine’s Day sugar cookies.

Mainstays Mini Spatula

Mainstays Mini Spatula

This silicone kitchen spatula by Mainstays is designed to help you get every bit of batter, dough or frosting out of the mixing bowl. Available in several colours, this spatula can also be used when you’re ready to spread icing on your homemade sugar cookies.

PaperChef Culinary Parchment Multipurpose Non-Stick Paper

PaperChef Culinary Parchment Multipurpose Non-Stick Paper

Line your cookie sheets with parchment paper by PaperChef and possibly save time cleaning the kitchen after your Valentine’s Day baking spree. This non-stick product is designed to prevent cookies from sticking to the cookie sheet.

WILTON Recipe Right Non-Stick Pan Set

WILTON Recipe Right Non-Stick Pan Set

These WILTON baking pans are made of heavy-gauge steel that is engineered to heat evenly so cookies are more likely to evenly brown. The non-stick coating on the cookie sheets is designed to make it easier to remove your home-baked masterpieces.

 

 

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Cookie decorating ideas for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re decorating Valentine’s Day cookies to take to get-togethers, kids’ school parties, office socials or church teas, Walmart.ca can help make it fun and easy to create cute-as-Cupid confectionary designs that add festive flair as well as sweet flavour to the occasion.

Lekue Hearts Cookie Puzzle Cutter

Lekue Hearts Cookie Puzzle Cutter

You’ve got a big heart – and a bunch of little ones when you use this large cookie cutter by Lekue. By cutting out a dozen sugar cookies at once, you may have more time for fun Valentine’s Day festivities!

WILTON White Cookie Icing

WILTON White Cookie Icing

This microwaveable icing is formulated to help set cookie icing quickly and smoothly. People may wonder if a professional pastry chef decorated your adorable heart-shaped cookies.

WILTON Foodwriter Primary Colour Markers

WILTON Foodwriter Primary Colour Markers

Children can join the fun of decorating Valentine’s Day cookies with these edible-ink markers. This pack of five Foodwriters in primary colours will help inspire your little valentine to put their personal touches on each cookie.

Cake Mate Sugar Sprinkles Décors

Cake Mate Sugar Sprinkles Décors

These glistening sugar sprinkles by Cake Mate make for a sweet finishing touch to our cookie recipe. Sprinkle on top of the icing and watch it twinkle.

With one of our favourite sugar cookie recipes, affordable kitchenware from Walmart, a pinch of creativity and a big dash of love, you’ll be ready to melt hearts. Surprise your sweetheart, BFF or kids with Valentine’s Day cookies that are homemade and from the heart.

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Kelli Rickard lives just east of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a senior copywriter and former radio announcer, she’s a seasoned communicator who has written about everything from kitchen spatulas to rock stars to news stories for nearly 30 years. Kelli is a proud Maritimer who loves cooking healthy meals and puttering around the house as her tuxedo-wearing cat supervises. When not perfecting the art of being a homebody, she enjoys trips to nearby beaches and distant shores with her husband, working out, and catching up with friends over great food and wine.