At its surface, Valentine’s Day seems like it’s all about love. However, when you think about it, it’s all about the sugar! Chocolates in a heart-shaped box from your partner, a sample or two while helping the kids assemble cookies for their Valentine’s Day class party, or a decadent dessert paired with your love all add to a sugar-fest.
Although you can’t control what the kids get in their Valentine’s Day box at school, you can at least stop contributing to the sugar rush by whipping up a sugar-free alternative. That is why, mommies, we have rounded up a few sugar-free cookie recipes for Valentine’s Day that kids can take to school, or you can enjoy guilt-free with your partner at home.
1. Low-Carb Linzer Hearts
These low-carb, egg-free, and gluten-free cookies feature a cute, sugar-free raspberry jam heart at their centers, making them perfect for Valentine’s Day. With just five ingredients (almond flour, powdered erythritol or any sugar replacement, lemon zest, cream cheese, and raspberry jam), they’re easy to make with items on hand. Be it your kid’s friends at school or your partner, they can’t resist these red hearts.
2. Chocolate Raspberry Cookie Dough Truffles
Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven. Fresh raspberries, oats, maple syrup, and gluten-free flour are combined to create a no-bake cookie dough treat that everyone will love on Valentine’s Day. The recipe is so easy to make that even your kids can help you make an extra batch for their class party.
3. Low-Carb Valentine’s Day Cookies
If you want a basic cookie that conveys your love, these Valentine’s Day cookies should be your top choice. This cookie is not only low on carbs but also keto-friendly. So, make an extra batch for all your friends on the keto diet. They will appreciate this gesture. Baking mix, eggs, stevia, red food coloring, etc., come together to make these delectable heart-shaped cookies.
4. Raspberry Cheesecake Cookie Truffles
Cheesecake is a perfect Valentine’s Day sugar-free treat. Add fruit and chocolate, and you’ve got sugar-free sweet treats for the entire class or your loved ones. To make this decadent treat, you will need crumbled cookies, cream cheese, low-carb sweetener, heavy cream, raspberry extract, salt, natural food coloring (optional), coconut oil, and sugar-free chocolate.
5. Chocolate Chips Cookies
Nothing screams love better than handmade chocolate chip cookies. You might be thinking that you can’t make sugar-free chocolate cookies for Valentine’s Day, but truth be told, you totally can. With artificial sweetener, egg, pecans, butter, and a few other ingredients, you can make sweet and gooey cookies that will be loved by kids and adults alike.
6. No Sugar Raisin Cookies
Opt for raisin cookies if you don’t want to use any sugar substitute in your cookies. These oatmeal raisin cookies don’t have sugar or sugar substitutes. The sweetness in the cookies comes from raisins and chopped apples, making it a perfect Valentine’s Day treat for everyone, as they can eat as many as they want without feeling guilty.
7. Sugar-Free Brownie Cookies
If your partner loves brownies and cookies, combine their favorites in one recipe and surprise them with chocolate brownie cookies this Valentine’s Day. These are a combo of fudgy brownies and chewy cookies, making it a delicious V-Day treat for your loved one.
Who thought you could have these many sugar-free cookie options for Valentine’s Day? Now that you have the list, get the ingredients and start baking a fresh batch of cookies for your kids or partner today. Don’t forget to mention your top three picks in the comment section below.