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Sweetheart Brownies

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These Sweetheart Brownies are the perfect sweet treat for Valentine’s Day. Made in a regular brownie tray, cut into heart shapes and dusted with sprinkles. Perfect for a last minute dessert, snack or to make with kids.

Sweetheart Brownies stacked
Sweetheart Brownies

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and these would just make a great treat. And you don’t need to treat someone else, they can just be for you!

Do you make anything special for Valentine’s Day?

Every year on Valentine’s day I either make Profiteroles or a Chocolate Roulade Cake. Those are the most favourite desserts of the dear husband.  He isn’t much of a sweet person.  However, if I stick to those two desserts I am pretty much guaranteed he will dive in. 

close up of Sweetheart Brownies
Sweetheart Brownies

Notes About The Brownies

  • I used a 2 inch heart shaped cookie cutter for these brownies and got 24.  You can use whatever size cookie cutter you like and that will determine how many you get. 
  • Yes, of course we ate the edges that we cut around!!!  We waste nothing. 
  • As an after thought, you could always cut them up really small and sprinkle them over ice cream.  They can even be put in zip lock bags and tossed in the freezer if you don’t have a use for them straight away.
  • As you can see in the photos, I used small flat heart shaped sprinkles.  These kind of sprinkles will not sink into the batter, dissolve or grow twice their size. 
  • I don’t recommend using the larger pearl sprinkles because they may sink or dissolve.  However the candied kind are great for this recipe.
Sweetheart Brownies
Sweetheart Brownies

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Sweetheart Brownies on a table
Sweetheart Brownies

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Sweetheart Brownies

These Sweetheart Brownies are the perfect sweet treat for Valentine's Day. Made in a regular brownie tray, cut into heart shapes and dusted with sprinkles. Perfect for a last minute dessert, snack or to make with kids.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: North American
Keyword: brownies, chocolate, valentines day
Servings: 24 brownies
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Julia Pinney


  • 5 ounces dark semi sweet chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 Cup plain flour
  • 2/3 Cup white sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Heart Shaped Sprinkles
  • Pinch salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 x 9 inch baking pan and set aside.
  • In a saucepan set over low heat, add the butter and chopped chocolate. Stir until melted and remove from heat to cool.
  • Sift flour together with the salt and set aside.
  • Meanwhile in a large mixing bowl add eggs, sugar and vanilla. Mix well until incorporated and smooth. Probably only a couple of minutes. Remember do not over mix! If you mix it too long, you will end up with more of a cake texture.
  • Next, add the chocolate mixture and stir until incorporated. Add flour all at once and gently stir in with a wooden spoon until just incorporated. Pour the batter into prepared and evenly spread out the batter. Sprinkle over the heart shaped sprinkles. Bake for around 15 – 18 minutes. Check a few minutes before the baking time is up and insert a toothpick. A few moist crumbs should come out on the stick.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack. Once cooled, use a 2 inch heart shaped cutter to cut out the brownies. Store in an airtight container. Will keep for 2 – 3 days.

*A note on times provided: appliances vary, any prep and/or cook times provided are estimates only.

Nutrition Facts
Sweetheart Brownies
Amount Per Serving (1 brownie)
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 77mg3%
Potassium 17mg0%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 270IU5%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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By on February 9th, 2017
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