Puff Pastry Valentine Cookies

Heart-shaped puff pastry cookies are so easy to make...and this recipe has three different topping ideas...choose the one you like the best, or make all three varieties.
  • thaw: 40 minutes
  • prep: 20 minutes
  • bake: 10 minutes
  • cool: 20 minutes
  • total: 90 minutes
  • Serves: 12



  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets(1 sheet), thawed
  • 3 tablespoons prepared caramel topping
  • 3 tablespoons blanched sliced almonds or shredded sweetened coconut


  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface.  Roll the pastry sheet into a 14x10-inch rectangle.  Cut out 12 (3 1/2-inch) hearts using a cutter.  Place the cut-outs onto a baking sheet. Brush with the caramel topping and sprinkle with the almonds.

  3. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown. Remove the cookies from the baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes.

  4. Walnut-Orange Hearts:  Substitute orange marmalade for the caramel  topping and chopped walnuts for the almonds.

  5. Ice Cream Hearts: Omit the caramel topping and almonds.  Sprinkle the unbaked pastry hearts with 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake and cool as directed. Split the pastries into 2 layers.  Place a small scoop of ice cream onto each bottom pastry layer and top with the top pastry layer.  Drizzle with melted chocolate, if desired.

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