These Heart Shaped Brownies are fudgy and perfect for Valentine’s Day. Each bite is packed with chocolate and topped with sprinkles.

Brownies cut into hearts.
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These adorable brownie hearts are so festive and easy to make. It is an easy recipe for Valentine’s Day without much work. Just use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make these decadent brownies.

Even as a busy mom, I can make recipes like this. Every year, I love to surprise my family with heart brownies, Valentine’s Day Rolo Pretzel Turtles and Valentine’s Day Cake Mix Cookies recipe.

Why you will love this recipe

  • Easy to make. Homemade brownies are so easy with step by step instructions.
  • Festive heart shape. The brownies are so fun and perfect for Valentine’s Day.
  • Chocolate flavor. Each bite is packed with gooey chocolate flavor.

Ingredients

Ingredients for recipe - butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, candy melts, sprinkles.

  • Butter, Melted
  • Granulated Sugar 
  • Large Eggs
  • Vanilla Extract 
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 
  • Pink Candy Melts 
  • Multi-Colored Heart Sprinkles. 

You can find the complete ingredients for this recipe at the bottom of the page.

Variations

  • Brownie Mix. Substitute a box mix of brownies instead of making from scratch.
  • Extra Chocolate. You can add chocolate chips or dark chocolate to the brownie batter.

Step by step instructions

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.

Bowl with butter and sugar.

Step 2. Get out a large mixing bowl. Combine the melted butter and granulated sugar.  Stir in the eggs and vanilla extract. 

Cocoa powder mixed into bowl.

Step 3. Next, add the cocoa powder, all-purpose flour and salt.  Stir by hand until the batter is just combined.  

Brownie batter in pan.

Step 4. Carefully pour the batter into the prepared pan.

Brownies baked in pan.

Step 5. Bake the brownies for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

Brownies cut into hearts.

Step 6. Remove the brownies from the oven. Once they are cool, cut out heart shaped brownies using a small heart cookie cutter.

Sprinkles and candy melts on each brownie.

Step 7. Melt the candy melts using a microwave safe bowl.  Heat in 30 second intervals until fully melted. Finally, drizzle the melted candy melts over the brownies and top with the sprinkles. 

Heart brownies on platter.

Storage

Store any leftover brownies in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a heart shape?

It is easy to use a cookie cutter to make the heart shape with your favorite brownie recipe.

Do you have to make heart shapes?

No, you can use any shape you want to easily make these for other holidays.

How do you make a fudgy brownie?

Do not overmix the batter. Also, do not add too much flour. Both of these can change the texture of the batter.

Heart brownies stacked together.

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Heart Shaped Brownies

5 from 3 votes
Try these tasty heart shaped brownies for your next Valentine's Day Dessert or party. The are easy to make but beautiful.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 293

Ingredients

For the Brownies:

For the Toppings:

Instructions

For the Brownies:

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the melted butter and granulated sugar until well combined.  Stir in the eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Add in the cocoa powder, all purpose flour and salt.  Stir by hand until the batter is just combined.
  • Pour the batter into the 9X13 baking pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and let them cool completely before decorating.
  • Once cooled, cut out heart shaped brownies using a small heart cookie cutter.

For the topping:

  • Place the candy melts in a microwave safe bowl.  Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval, until the candy melts are fully melted.
  • Drizzle the melted candy melts over the brownies and top with the sprinkles.  Then the brownies are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftover brownies in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 293kcal, Carbohydrates 39g, Protein 3g, Fat 15g, Saturated Fat 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 71mg, Sodium 187mg, Potassium 83mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 31g, Vitamin A 414IU, Calcium 16mg, Iron 1mg

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