26 Valentine's Day Cookies That Make the Perfect Gift

Talk sugar to me.

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Christopher Testani

Forget a box of chocolates. Cookies are what everyone really wants on Valentine's Day — especially when made with love by your sweetheart. If you want something to gift along with your sweet, check out these adorable DIY gifts.

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Con Poulos
Sweet Cherry Linzer Cookies

Craft a personal message — whatever your heart desires — into these sweet cookies. 

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John Komar
Heart Cookie Pops

Save time by using store-bought dough (trust us, no one will know). 

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Geode Heart Cookies

These gems are almost too pretty to eat (ahem, almost). 

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Peanutty Valentine Cookie

Because peanut butter and chocolate are the ultimate power couple. 

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Christopher Testani
Cookie Pizza

You can pretty much make a date out of baking and devouring this entire cookie pizza. What's more romantic that that?

Get the recipe for Cookie Pizza »

What you'll need: pizza cutter ($13, )

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Charles Schiller
Valentine's Cookie Bouquet

While we're a big fan of flowers, they don't fill you with sugary goodness like these cookies do. 

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Jonathan Boulton
Red Velvet Skillet Cookie

Who needs a dozen cookies when you can just have one massive one? Grab a fork and go to town.

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Kat Teutsch
Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Celebrate your ultimate soulmate (chocolate) this Valentine's Day. 

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Conversation Heart Cookies

Conversation hearts are for babies. Let's bake cookies shaped like them instead because we're adults.


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WATCH: How to Make DIY Valentine's Day Treats

Don't stop with cookies. Now, it's time to craft up some DIY goodies for your kiddos to bring to school. 

What you'll need: party bags ($5, )

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Courtesy of A Cookie Named Desire
Red Velvet Nutella Stuffed Cookies

Red velvet, gooey Nutella and melty chocolate chips all shoved in a single cookie? Okay, we'll stop talking dirty now.


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Easy Valentine Wafer Cookies

Not a baker? No problem. Buy some pink wafers and sprinkles, melt some chocolate and dip your way into someone's heart.


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Brownie Roll-Out Cookies

It's a brownie that's a cookie and a cookie that's a brownie. We don't even need a holiday to bake these babies.


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Strawberry Gooey Butter Cookies

If the words gooey and butter don't make you weak in the knees, perhaps the pretty pink hue on these cookies will entice you.

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Courtesy of Bakerita
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Combine chocolate-covered strawberries with chocolate chip cookies and feel like a billionaire every day of the week.


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Ginger Cookies with Pink Frosting

If your Valentine is kind of a health nut, these chewy ginger cookies are completely raw, vegan and even the pink frosting is naturally dyed with beets.


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Red Hot Sugar Cookies

Wanna heat things up? These little cookies pack a serious sizzle thanks to crushed Red Hots and a cinnamon glaze.


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Thick and Fudgy Double Chocolate Cookies

If you do nothing else on Valentine's Day but bake a batch of these ultimate chocolate cookies, you will be satisfied. These + Netflix are all you need.

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Crazy Confetti Compost Cookies

There's not a single heart out there that can't be won over with rainbow sprinkles. 


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Courtesy of Dessert for Two
Valentine's Day M&M Cookies

What better holiday to encourage eating cookies and candy at the same time than Valentine's Day?


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Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

These cookies are fit for a unicorn and stuffed to the brim with crushed Oreos. 


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Valentine Bear Hug Cookies

Way better than a giant, stuffed bear.


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Sugar Cookie Bars

Single on V-day? No matter. Cue up the Netflix and make a batch of thick, generally frosted sugar cookie bars for you and only you.


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Raspberry-Lemon Cookies

For the non-chocolate lovers out there, these soft and chewy cookies get their pinkish hue from actual raspberries.

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Pizza My Heart Valentine Cookies

The only thing that could make these pizza cookies better is if they came with a side of actual pizza.


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Con Poulos
Hazelnut Hearts

Part Rice Krispies treat and part brownie with a Nutella flavor from the hazelnuts, we're totally crushing over these cookies. 

Get the recipe for Hazelnut Hearts »

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Valentine's Heart Macarons

We would swipe right for these heart shaped macarons in a second. Ambitious bakers, this one's for you.


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