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.

9 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
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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
235 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
33 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
135 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
133 ratings 3.9 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
7 ratings 4.6 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
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
100 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 kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth 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
12 ratings 4.9 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
59 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
34 ratings 4.0 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
110 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
169 ratings 4.2 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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