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Heart Shaped Brownies

Bake up some love and make our Heart Shaped Brownies! An easy homemade Valentine brownie recipe that you can stir up in a bowl becomes a message of love just with a cookie cutter.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Cooling Time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: heart brownies, heart shaped brownies, homemade brownies, Valentine brownies
Servings: 15
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin



  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 11-inch by 7-inch baking pan with foil leaving a 2-inch foil overhang and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In microwave-safe bowl melt butter.
  • Stir in sugar and cocoa powder until blended.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and stir until combined.
  • Stir in flour and salt until a brownie batter forms.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan and bake 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs.
  • Cool 10 minutes in pan. Using foil overhang, lift brownies out of pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  • Using a 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out brownie hearts*. Turn heart cutter upside down every other heart to get the most brownie heart cut-outs.


Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
  • Be sure to measure your flour correctly. Spoon flour into your measuring cup and level with the flat side of a knife.
  • Drizzle cooled brownies with melted chocolate or hot fudge sauce
  • Cut into different size heart shaped brownies
  • Save brownie scraps and serve with ice cream
  • Stir mini chocolate chips into the brownie batter
  • Turn heart cutter upside down every other heart to get the most brownie heart cut-outs
  • Top your brownie batter with Valentine sprinkles before baking
  • Store your homemade brownies recipe at room temperature in an airtight container.
  • Brownies will stay fresh for 2-3 days.


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg