Slice-and-bake Valentine’s biscuits

Valentine’s biscuit 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.

10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These picture-perfect sweet treats make a gorgeous gift for someone special. Create dough cylinders then simply slice and bake the number of biscuits you want.

50 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

42 mins
Easy
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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
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
292 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
34 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
147 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

37 mins
Easy
149 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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These elegant edible adornments really finish off a beautifully set dinner table on those special occasions

40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
119 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Who could resist a zesty treat? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth lemon biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread

45 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a homemade version of these old-school favourites for a comforting afternoon tea

40 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Edd Kimber talks through how to master piping and flood icing to create these cute cookies with a distinct decoration

1 hr and 17 mins
Easy
60 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
36 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
36 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents

35 mins
Easy
111 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
172 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes – experiment with different shapes and flavours

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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