Remember a few years ago when everything was red velvet flavor? It seemed the trend was never going to end, but how long has it been since you’ve had a delicious red velvet treat? Probably too long. Well, fret not. These red velvet heart sugar cookies are here to help. Perfect for a “just because” romantic gesture, a Valentine’s day surprise or a cookie decorating party, these have crisp-yet-soft sugar cookie texture — only better, because they’re red velvet.
If you’re not a fan of cream cheese frosting, you could whip up a simple buttercream and serve the cookies with fresh whipped cream or even dip these hearts in a dark chocolate ganache for extra fanciness. Or, you could go all out and add sprinkles, chopped nuts, mini chocolate chips, white chocolate chips — make them your own!