These double chocolate cookies are an easy Valentine's Day dessert! Can be made round or shaped like hearts if you like.

Valentine's Day Double Chocolate Cookies

Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 26 cookies
Calories 129kcal
Author Alyssa


  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • Sprinkles for decoration


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. In a mixing bowl or in the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla extract on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add flour, baking powder, and cocoa powder and mix until just blended. Stir in dark chocolate chunks.
  • Scoop approx. 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls of dough and roll into a circle. Roll cookies in sprinkles and place on ungreased non-stick baking sheets. If you'd like heart shaped-cookies, press tops of cookies to flatten slightly and with a toothpick, create an indent in the middle of the top to form the middle of top of the heart. With your fingers, shape bottom of cookie into a "V" shape. Cookies will expand a bit as they bake so you may wish to overexaggerate the heart shape so cookies will be clearly shaped once they are done baking.
  • Bake 13-15 minutes, or until edges have crisped and tops are fairly firm to the touch when pressed. Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.7g | Protein: 1.4g | Fat: 6.2g | Saturated Fat: 3.8g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 10.9g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg