Slice-and-bake Valentine’s biscuits

Valentine's biscuit recipes

31 Recipes

Make these showstopping biscuits as an edible Valentine's Day gift for loved ones. Try our easy shortbread, chocolate chip cookies or vegan recipes.

Caption cookies

4.75

(4 ratings)

Ideal for celebrations, birthdays or any occasion, these hand-held iced and decorated cookies are a sweet way to get your message across
  • 22 mins
  • More effort

Love bug biscuits

4.666665

(9 ratings)

These cute cookies decorated with fondant icing in a heart-shaped ladybird pattern would make a lovely romantic gift
  • 42 mins
  • Easy

Red velvet cookies

4.166665

(12 ratings)

Turn the popular cake into chewy cookies, complete with cream cheese icing. Box them up to give as a gift, or make a batch of dough to keep in the freezer
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Florentine biscuits

5

(12 ratings)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits

4.886525

(141 ratings)

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cherry shortbread hearts

4

(31 ratings)

James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Espresso, hazelnut & chocolate shortbread

5

(4 ratings)

These biscuits are the perfect blend of rich coffee, dark chocolate and toasted nuts. Simple to make, they're ideal if you're sharing a cuppa with friends...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Shortbread biscuits

4.348835

(86 ratings)

Make these moreish shortbread biscuits using just three ingredients. They're wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peppermint candy biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Basic cookies

3.846155

(78 ratings)

Bake a batch of these easy cookies with just five ingredients – or fewer. A perfect partner to a cup of tea, you can whip them up in no time...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Black tahini chocolate cookies

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Make your own tahini using black or white sesame seeds, this recipe shows you how. Black ones have a nuttier, sweeter flavour, making them perfect for baking
  • 28 mins
  • More effort

Sugar-dusted wedding cookies

5

(8 ratings)

An English, shortbread-based version of the classic Mexican wedding cookie - perfect for homemade wedding favours
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate biscuits

4.54386

(57 ratings)

Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon kisses

4.24

(25 ratings)

Who could resist a kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Custard kisses

4.4

(25 ratings)

Try a homemade version of these old-school favourites for a comforting afternoon tea
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Fancy iced biscuits

4.81818

(11 ratings)

Edd Kimber talks through how to master piping and flood icing to create these cute cookies with a distinct decoration
  • 1 hour and 17 mins
  • Easy

Vanilla shortbread dough

4.305085

(59 ratings)

Use this dough as the base for biscuits, to eat yourself, or to make as a Christmas gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Vegan chocolate chip cookies

4.066665

(30 ratings)

Try our best ever vegan chocolate chip cookies. Non-vegans will be hard pressed to notice the difference between these and their favourite choc chip biscuits
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Custard & white chocolate biscuits

4.767675

(99 ratings)

A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chilli chocolate cookies

4.666665

(12 ratings)

A big pile of spiced double chocolate chip biscuits next to a tub of ice cream is an easy way to feed a crowd
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Basic biscuit dough

4.166665

(162 ratings)

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes- experiment with different shapes and flavours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry & pretzel cookies

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Chewy, crunchy, salty and sweet- these biscuits have it all, including some white chocolate chips thrown in for good measure
  • 38 mins
  • Easy

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