Slice-and-bake Valentine’s biscuits

Valentine's biscuit recipes

29 Recipes

Make a batch of these Valentine's Day biscuits and give to a loved one as a homemade edible gift. Try our classic shortbread, chocolate chip cookies or vegan recipes.

Caption cookies

4.666665

(3 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

4.714285

(7 ratings)

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

Florentine biscuits

5

(10 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

4.8

(30 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

(29 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

4.607145

(28 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

Vegan shortbread

3.166665

(6 ratings)

Make our vegan shortbread with olive oil for a buttery flavour and cornflour to get the crumbliness of traditional versions. They taste great with nut butter
  • 40 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

4.04762

(21 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

4.5

(6 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

4.333335

(36 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

4.272725

(22 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

4.8

(10 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

4.36207

(58 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

4.157895

(19 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

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

4.265735

(143 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

(1 rating)

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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