Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these Love Cookies Posted in: Recipes – Tags: , ,

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and make them some Love Cookies! This is a recipe that keeps giving as any leftover chia jam can be used on toast with peanut butter or pancakes. YUM!

Makes approx 14 large cookies


Chia Jam

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries defrosted
  • 1 TBS chia seeds
  • 1 TBS maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • squeeze lemon juice

Cookie Dough

  • 125g butter softened
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  1. Combine jam ingredients in a large jar and stir well to ensure no chia seeds clump together. Set aside in the fridge and stir again after 15 minutes.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add the egg and beat until combined.
  4. Sift in the flours and baking powder and stir to combine dough.
  5. Chill the dough for 20 minutes in the fridge.
  6. Preheat the oven to 150 (fan forced), roll out the dough and cut out heart shapes, cutting smaller hearts out of half the cookies.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes or until slightly golden.
  8. Once cooled, spoon chia jam on top of the full heart cookies and gently place the cut out cookie on top. Dust with icing sugar and surprise your sweetheart!

Notes: You will need love heart cookie cutters or you can use regular cookie cutters and get creative!