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Valentine's Day Cookies - Sugar Cookie Cups

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
decorating15 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • frosting
  • red or pink food coloring
  • heart sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees. 
  • Spray a mini cupcake tin with non-stick cooking spray.  Set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix cake mix and baking powder together. Add the 2 eggs and vegetable oil. Mix well.
  • Scoop dough into balls and place in the prepared mini muffin tin. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until cookies are set and very lightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and immediately lightly press the button of a 1 tablespoon or 1 teaspoon measuring spoon in the center of each cookie.
  • Let cool.
  • Put frosting onto a piping bag. Snip off the end of the bag and place a dollop of frosting on each cookie.
  • Sprinkle with valentine's sprinkles.