Valentines Cookies Recipe- How To Decorate Cookies For Valentines Day- Varun

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Jan. 31, 2023

Learn How To Make Valentine's Cookies Recipe At Home, from The Bombay Chef - Varun Inamdar.


For the Cookies:
200 gms. Refined Flour
100 gms. Butter
50 gms. Caster Sugar
½ Vanilla Bean, scraped
1 Egg Yolk or 15 ml. Milk
1 tsp. Cocoa Powder
Red Food Colouring
For the Royal Icing:
1½ cup Powdered Sugar
1 tbsp. Corn Flour
1 tbsp. Lime Juice
2 tbsp. Egg Whites
1 tbsp. Water, chilled
Red Food Colouring


- In a bowl, mix refined flour with butter and caster sugar until breadcrumb-like consistency.

- Add vanilla bean extract, egg yolk and form a dough.

- Divide the dough into 3 portions and add cocoa powder and cold water to one and red food colouring to the second and keep the third one as is. Refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes.

- Roll all the dough into a thin sheet and cut into shapes as shown in the video. Place on a baking tray.

- Bake at 200°C for 12 minutes.

- Let them cool down to room temperature.

- In a bowl, beat together powdered sugar, corn flour, lime juice and egg whites. Add chilled water after a while and beat for 8-10 minutes.

- Divide the beaten cream into 2 parts and add red food colouring to one of it and cover with a damp cloth.

- Transfer each icing to separate bowls and add 1 tablespoon of water to each.

- Fill the icings into piping bags and decorate cookies as shown in the video.

- Keep aside for 30 minutes and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy