Who doesn't love chocolate chip cookies, especially when they are heart-shaped! Easy to make, and have a loving effect.
Recipe & food styling Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

Recipe & food styling Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

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  • 24Servings


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose FLour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and shortening with sugars until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes; add vanilla. In separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Refrigerate mixture for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread dough onto parchment-lined cookie sheet, to 1/2-inch thickness. Bake for 8 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and immediately cut into hearts with heart-shaped cookie cutter. Cool.