In today’s post: These easy Valentine’s Day treats are perfect for making with your kids! They taste great, look absolutely adorable, and won’t take long to make.
Seriously folks, I’ve decided most holidays are just an excuse to make fun treats. Not that I’m complaining, of course. I love cooking with my kids (translation: sometimes it’s worth a giant mess and the fact that everything takes at least four times longer than it should to let the kids have the fun of making a treat together), so I’ve rounded up 30 easy Valentine’s Day treats that you can make with your kids. You’ll find recipes for heart shaped desserts, classic treats amped up for Valentines Day and more. To find the recipes, click on the linked blog title to visit individual the blog post.
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30 easy Valentine’s treats to make with your kids
Kids will go crazy for these adorable sweetheart cinnamon rolls from It’s Always Autumn, and they are super easy to make with a tube of refrigerated cinnamon roll dough!
Gingerbread houses aren’t just for Christmas! Make a simple version of a gingerbread house for Valentine’s Day using graham crackers. Instructions from It’s Always Autumn.
Chocolate covered pretzels are a classic holiday treat with a Valentine’s Day spin. Add caramel before dipping them in chocolate for an extra decadent touch. Find them at Love From the Oven.
Turn a Twinkie into a heart with this fun Valentine’s Day dessert idea from It’s Always Autumn.
You can’t go wrong with rice krispies, especially when they are as cute as these XOXO Valentine’s treats made with a cookie cutter. Find them at Two Sisters Crafting.
Here’s another Valentine’s day treat that’s made easy with the help of a cookie cutter: Shot through the heart brownies from It’s Always Autumn.
These easy Heart Shortbread cookies don’t require a cookie cutter! It’s an easy slice and bake recipe from Five Heart Home.
These heart shaped white chocolate bark bites are easy to make and would be adorable in little gift bags as a Valentine’s treat for friends. Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.
Cupid’s Crunch combines popcorn, pretzels, M&Ms and white chocolate melts for a fun snack mix that will have everyone coming back for more. From This Mama Loves.
Pink sugar cookies are the easiest soft baked cookies ever! They’re chewy and delicious and full of white chocolate chips. Get the recipe from Pack Momma.
These Valentine’s treat pretzels from the Paper Pinata are simple and adorable! Drizzle a little dark chocolate on each pretzel and let your kids add the candy hearts.
Chocolate truffles sound fancy, but they’re absolutely easy enough to make with your kids! The filling inside these Valentine’s truffles only takes three ingredients. You can dip them in chocolate or roll them in cocoa powder for a quick finish. Recipe from Lady Behind the Curtain.
Anyone would love a slice of this deep dish Valentine’s Day Cookie Pie. It’s an easy from scratch recipe that’s loaded with M&Ms and peanut butter hearts. Recipe at Baker by Nature.
If you want the taste of a strawberry cheesecake without having to bake an entire cheesecake, give these simple Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries a try. The simple cream cheese filling is quick to mix up, and kids will enjoy helping you pipe it into your fresh berries. Get the recipe at The Girl Who Ate Everything.
If you’re looking for a super fast Valentine’s treat, dress up Oreos with pink candy melts and sprinkles. Idea from Happy Brown House.
For an old fashioned Valentine’s day treat, try your hand at making gumdrops with Mom on Timeout.
So cute! Turn Oreos into kitties with this Valentine’s treat idea from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons.
Valentine’s treats don’t get any easier than these chocolate dipped wafer cookies from The Idea Room.
This easy Valentine’s Bark starts with a crunchy crust made from strawberry wafers. From My Crazy Good Life.
This idea is another kid-favorite: Valentine’s marshmallow pops from Glorious Treats.
For a more sophisticated looking Valentine’s Day treat, try these strawberry brownie kabobs from Erica’s Sweet Tooth – kids will love helping you slide the brownies, marshmallows, and fresh strawberries on the skewers! Drizzled with chocolate, this easy idea is fancy enough for a special occasion.
Turn donut holes into Cupid’s arrows with this simple idea from Squirrelly Minds.
If you’re in the mood for baking cupcakes, give Love Monster Cupcakes a try. You can use any flavor you want for the cupcakes (strawberry cupcakes would be fun!) and your kids will love helping you turn them into monsters. Get the instructions at I am Baker.
These red velvet cake bars come together quickly and look absolutely amazing. Try serving them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Recipe from Yellow Bliss Road.
You can make a heart shaped cake without a special pan! And you can make heart shaped cupcakes in a regular muffin tin. Use chocolate cake, strawberry cake, or red velvet cake for a special Valentine’s day dessert. From It’s Always Autumn.
For a classic Valentine’s day treat, try the best pink sugar cookies with cream cheese frosting from It’s Always Autumn
Learn how to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts (like Reese’s) at home. Every bite of these is heaven!
Fancy Valentine’s Day Desserts don’t have to be time consuming. This raspberry nutella puff pastry heart is a show stopper, but comes together quickly using just three ingredients: frozen puff pastry sheets, nutella, and raspberry jam.
Surprise your kids on Valentine’s morning with cute lace heart pancakes:
Cupid’s Popcorn is a quick treat that can be made in the microwave. Get the recipe at Kenarry.