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Cookie Heart Cake Recipe

This Cookie Heart Cake recipe is perfect whenever you want to make a special dessert. This Heart Cake is so cute. It is the best combination of cookie flavor in a cake form. Topped with frosting, this is an easy heart cake idea.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: heart cake
Servings: 24
Calories: 421kcal
Author: Jill


Cookie Ingredients

  • ¾ C unsalted butter softened
  • ¾ C light brown sugar packed
  • ¼ C sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 C flour
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ½ C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ C semi sweet chocolate chunks
  • 1 ½ C Red and White M&M’s
  • ½ C pink and white heart sprinkles

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C unsalted butter softened
  • 3 C powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • Pink and White heart sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9in heart shaped baking pan with Pam baking spray
  • Using a standing mixer, beat the butter and sugars until creamy and smooth
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt until combined
  • Gradually beat in dry ingredients until combined
  • Fold in the chocolate chips, chocolate chunks and M&Ms
  • Press batter into the heart pan
  • Sprinkle the pink and white heart sprinkles on top
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20-22 minutes or until lightly browned on the sides
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely

Frosting directions

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients except for the color until combined and smooth but stiff with peaks
  • Beat in a few drops of the pink coloring until combined
  • Scoop into the piping bag

Decorating directions

  • Pipe frosting along the edge of the cookie cake and top with some more sprinkles
  • Cut and enjoy!


Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg