Giant Valentine Cookie

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Cooling Time: 10 min
Yields: 8 servings

Description

This chewy chocolate chip cookie, topped with smooth, rich chocolate, makes a decadent treat that says Happy Valentine's Day in a giant way.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • Decorator icing (in tubes, optional)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease and wax paper-line 8 1/2 or 9-inch heart-shaped pan.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 cup morsels; spread into prepared pan.

BAKE for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.

MICROWAVE remaining morsels in small, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until melted; spread over cookie. Decorate with icing.

BAKING SHEET COOKIE VARIATION:
PREHEAT
oven to 375° F. Pat dough into 8-inch circle on ungreased baking sheet with floured hands. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely on baking sheet on wire rack.

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by S. Sadie , Bronx, NY on May. 2009

I like to put Almond Flavor in this cookie. Top with almonds.

Great idea!

by J. Jodi , Salem, IL on Dec. 2008

Now I know what to give my husband...for Christmas...although he'd probably prefer the cookie dough RAW!!

Great Idea

by H. Heather , Kadena AFB Okinawa Japan on Jul. 2008

My daughter asked for a giant cookie rather than a cake for her Bday. I omitted the melted chocolate on top and replaced it with frosting to say Happy Birthday. It was an alright tasting cookie. I think it could be better.

giant valentine cookie

by d. debora` , LEWISTON, ME on Feb. 2008

i like the idea will enjoy making other this type of cookie for other holidays

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by a. audrienne , ARLINGTON, TX on Dec. 2007

My children love this little treat. My daughter this to school and her classmate enjoyed them. I will be trying other types of cookie recipes soon.

Giant Valentine Cookie

by T. Tina , AUBURN, AL on Jun. 2006

Really good! I have made this for teacher gifts for several years and it is always a hit.

Yummy Fun

by C. Charity , CLINTON, IN on Feb. 2006

This is not only a fun and yummy recipe for Valentine's Day, but any day to show someone you love them.

Giant Valentine Cookie

by S. Shirley , JACKSONVILLE, FL on Feb. 2006

Really easy recipe! I am going to use this recipe for St. Patrick's day by putting green icing on the cookies. The cookie recipe can be used for all kinds of holidays and birthdays.

So Good & So Easy

by R. Ronda , Collingdale, PA on Jan. 2006

Me and my two young children decided to try this to see how it turned out and it was perfect! We are going to make my daughters Kindergarten teacher one for Valentines day. My daughter cant wait!!

great idea

by L. Larisa , BLOOMER, WI on Jan. 2006

My boyfriend loves chocolate chop cookies. I never thought of making one in a different shape. He laughed when he saw it. It was so cute!