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Twinkie Hearts

Use this easy hack to turn Twinkies into hearts for Valentine's Day
Prep Time15 mins


  • Twinkie Snack Cakes
  • Jelly Hearts
  • Wood Skewers
  • Frosting optional
  • Sprinkles optional


  • Unwrap a pair of Twinkies. Slice one diagonally as shown in the photo, from just below the curve on one side to just above the curve on the other side. Slice the other Twinkie diagonally in the opposite direction.
    Two twinkies, cut diagonally from just below the curve on the outside to just above the curve on the inside
  • Match up the two outside Twinkie halves to form a heart (the two inside halves will also form a heart).
    Cut pieces of Twinkie put together to form heart shape
  • Stick a wood skewer through the Twinkie halves to secure them together. Cut the skewer so it extends a few inches on either side of the heart. Use jelly hearts to make the skewer look like an arrow, as shown.
    Twinkies cut to form heart shape with arrow through it made from skewer and jelly hearts
  • If desired, add frosting and sprinkles. Serve immediately.
    Twinkie heart with arrow through it and frosting and sprinkles on top