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Easy Valentine Cookies

These easy Valentine Cookies are soft, chewy and simply the best! Roll them in sprinkles, add some M&Ms and you have a Valentine’s cookie that you won’t be able to stop munching on!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 30 cookies (2.5 dzn)
Calories 207kcal
Author Lisa


  • 1 cup unsalted butter cold*
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon espresso powder optional
  • 2 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Cups Candy Coated Chocolates I used Pink and Red M&Ms
  • Valentines Sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place butter in the bowl of a stand mixer and mix on high until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the sugar and mix until full combined. You may need to scrap down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  • Add in the vanilla, eggs, and espresso powder, if using, and mix until combined. Mixture will look really wet.
  • Turn the mixture to low and add in the flour ½ cup at a time then add the cocoa powder.
  • Turn the mixer up to medium speed and add in the baking powder and salt. Make sure to scrape the sides and bottoms.
  • Mix in the M&Ms
  • Scoop the cookie dough and form into 1-inch balls. Roll in sprinkles then place on prepared cookie sheet.
    rolling the cookie dough ball in sprinkles
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes.
    easy valentine cookies before baking
  • Remove from oven and enjoy!
    easy valentine cookies baked


Tips and Tricks
  • I like to cube my butter so it’s easier/faster for the mixer to whip up.
  • I buy a few different sprinkles from the store and then mix them together


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg