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Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought it only fitting that I share this recipe for Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies! You know — because — sweet tooth and all.

Don’t be all judgy Mc Judgerson! 🙂

Since I’ve been doing fairly well with my resolutions, a little decadence (in moderation, of course) is absolutely fine. And, it’s Valentine’s Day. You have to indulge on Valentine’ Day. That’s what I keep telling myself anyway.

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, these Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies make for a decadent dessert to share with your loved ones. My husband and children absolutely love brownies so surprising them with these Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies on Valentine’s Day is going to be a treat for us all. Afterall, seeing them happy and excited is good for the soul. Am I right, moms?

Let’s get to the recipe!

Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies

Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
For Icing
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • drop of gel food coloring of your choice
Special Equipment Needed:
  • food safe popsicle sticks
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a walled cookie sheet with nonstick spray or line with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oil, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients then stir into the first bowl.
  4. Beat in eggs.
  5. Pour into prepared baking sheet, and bake for 10-15 minutes or until poked toothpick comes out clean. *These are thinner than regular brownies, so they take less time to cook.
  6. When fully cooked, set aside to cool completely (around 30 minutes).
  7. Once cooled, take a cookie cutter and cut out heart shapes, using the whole sheet of brownies. There will be some waste but you could turn those into brownie pops or something.
  8. While the brownies are cooling, make your icing: combine 2 cups powdered sugar with 2-3 tablespoons of milk and a drop of gel food coloring of your choice. Whisk until smooth. Texture should be thick and not runny - you may need to add more powdered sugar or more milk to get desired texture.
  9. Once icing is mixed together, scoop into ziplock bag and cut small corner off the tip.
  10. With icing bag, squeeze out while drawing a heart shape close to the edges of your brownie. Wait a minute and fill in the heart.
  11. Add sprinkles, insert popsicle sticks, and serve!

If you’ve been around here for a while, you already know that I love easy recipes. If you’re new, well, I’m not a fan of long, drawn out recipes. I like simple and I like easy. These Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies are both simple and easy!

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With Valentine's Day right around the corner, these Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies make for a decadent dessert to share with your loved ones.

If you want to make them that much simpler, you can skip the icing step all together! I just think they look so much cuter when they’re frosted and sprinkled.

Don’t you?

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, these Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies make for a decadent dessert to share with your loved ones.

I used pink food coloring, well, because Valentine’s Day, but feel free to choose whatever color your little heart fancies.

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, these Heart Shaped Frosted Brownies make for a decadent dessert to share with your loved ones.

Looking for more Valentine’s Day goodies? I’ve got more delicious goodness in these posts:

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These Easy Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls are super cute, easy to make, and perfect for a Valentine's Day breakfast.

Valentine’s Popcorn

Valentine's Popcorn - an easy Valentine's treat with popcorn, conversation hearts, and M&M's.

Valentine’s Twinkies on a Stick

Valentine's Twinkies on a Stick! How much fun are these extra special Twinkies? Super easy to make and they're just so much fun!

Valentine’s S’mores Mix

Make a non-messy smores mix with this easy to make Valentine's S'mores Mix. Minimal ingredients but so much to enjoy!

About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.


  1. 1
    robin masshole mommy says:

    Those brownies came out awesome. My whole family would love to gobble these up!

  2. 2

    Those brownies are so cute! I need to make them for the fam this Valentine’s Day. They’ll love them.

  3. 3
    Tracy Iseminger says:

    I’ve made big heart shaped brownies before but never little ones. Brilliant idea and I love putting them on a popsicle stick!

  4. 4
    Catherine Sargent says:

    These brownies look so cute and yummy. Brownies are one of my sons favorite treats. I will have to make these for him on Valentine’s Day.

  5. 5

    These are so stinking cute! We LOVE brownies so much around here, my kid would love to make these with me, especially with all the sprinkles!

  6. 6

    These are such cute brownies. They would be perfect as a lunchbox type treat.

  7. 7
    Lee Orlian says:

    Cute and Yummy! And on a Popsicle stick! Thank you for sharing!

  8. 8

    Nothing says love like homemade brownies! Since my kids are a bit older, they could easily do the decorating themselves.

  9. 9

    I will admit, I am a sucker for a brownie. They are one of my favorite desserts. And if they are frosted AND heart shaped? Yes please!

  10. 10

    I could seriously go for some brownies and these would be super fun. I need to start planning my Valentine’s Day recipes ASAP!

  11. 11

    oh my goodness. I love these. I will have to make them for my sons class. They asked us to make some treats so this will be perfect!

  12. 12

    who doesn’t love brownies and more if those are heart shaped =) so cute and easy to make. Thanks for sharing your tips

  13. 13

    These are so cute! I love preparing easy to make treats for V-day with kids! Such a sweet bonding time!

  14. 14
    Reesa Lewandowski says:

    My kids eat brownies liek they are going out of style! These look delicious and perfect for Valentine’s Day treats!

  15. 15

    I love brownies but I never though to frost them. I’ll bet they are super good with that extra layer of flavor.

  16. 16
    Anita Anderson says:

    OMG all of these recipes are mouth watering. I had been having trouble thinking of what to make for my daughter’s kindergarten class and now I know.

  17. 17

    What a fun way to eat brownies. I love them!

  18. 18
    Neely Moldovan says:

    I never would have thought to do this with brownies but such a nice change from cookies. I love the way you decorated them!

  19. 19

    This looks so fun to make! I pinned this because Vday is my favorite holiday and this would be fun for Galentines Day!

  20. 20

    I could never say no to brownies. These ones you made are so cute and I bet they taste delicious! I am saving this recipe and I am confident I will have success in making these heart shaped goodies!

  21. 21

    Who doesn’t like brownies? These look so delicious! Anything with chocolate I am there!

  22. 22

    These look so delicious! Plus with that heart shaped cutter, it gives you a lot of extra pieces to munch on while you’re frosting! Heehee.

  23. 23

    My family loves brownies too! These heart shaped frosted brownies look so cute! These festive brownies would also make a great sweet treat for my daughter’s classmates.

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