Are you planning on making some kid-friendly V-day treats? Here are 10 kid-friendly Valentine’s Day recipes for everyone out there that wants to experiment with some gorgeous heart-shaped desserts!
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate love and friendship. And it doesn’t have to be a very expensive occasion: if you are creative enough, you can organize a beautiful dinner at home with little money spent. And if you have kids and want them to have a happy time on Valentine’s Day as well, then this article will definitely help you! I will share my favorite recipes for making heart-shaped desserts that your children will enjoy eating – and decorating too! 🙂
If you’re looking to treat your kids this Valentine’s Day and make them feel special, I’ve got a whole lineup of recipes that are perfect for the occasion. The hands-on time will be fun for them, and the results will give them a sense of accomplishment. After all, few things say “I love you” more than homemade treats!
While some people may be tempted to just give their kids store-bought candy or other sweets on Valentine’s Day, giving homemade gifts shows your child that you really care about their well-being by cooking up something healthy at home. When it comes down to it, we all want our kids (and ourselves) to have a good diet — and what better way than with some delicious heart-shaped desserts?
Here are some quick ideas for making kid-friendly Valentine’s Day desserts:
- Use cookie cutters to make heart-shaped cookies.
- Make a heart-shaped cake or cupcakes, or use a heart-shaped cupcake tin.
- Heart-shaped fruit skewers are easy to make using toothpicks and strawberries, kiwis, blueberries, or grapes.
- Heart-shape ice cream sandwiches using graham crackers as the base instead of cookies (again just use cookie cutters), then sandwiching vanilla ice cream between two layers before freezing again until solidified again 🙂
- Create an adorable dessert table by putting all of these kid-friendly Valentine’s Day recipes on display together in one spot at home!
And here are some other cute ideas to do with your kids and significant other on Valentine’s Day:
- Take your kids to the park and let them run around.
- Go for a walk in the woods together.
- Get crafty with recycled materials that you have at home or take along on your walk (such as pinecones, acorns, or leaves).
- Go for a bike ride together. If you don’t have bikes, borrow some from friends or check out your local community center.
- Make some homemade sweets together!
When you have kids, Valentine’s Day is a great time to spend with them. It’s a good opportunity to teach them about love and relationships, kindness and caring for others, and sharing.
Heart-shaped desserts are the ultimate way to show your loved ones how much you care. They’re also a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with family and kids, so give these recipes a try for this special occasion!
You’ll find all kinds of kid-friendly Valentine’s Day recipes such as heart-shaped desserts and sweets in my hand-picked list below, from gorgeous heart-shaped cookies to cupcakes, brownies, and even pop tarts!
If you’re making heart-shaped sweets for the first time, don’t worry! These recipes are easy and fun to make. You can even make them in advance and freeze them until it’s time to enjoy them on Valentine’s Day or any other day of your choice.
Happy cooking! 🙂
Kid-friendly Valentine’s Day Recipes – Heart-shaped Desserts and Sweets
Links to full recipes are in each recipe title.
Heart Shaped Brownies < Get the recipe
Indulge in a sweet, chocolatey treat this Valentine’s Day with these heart-shaped brownies. Made with cocoa powder, sugar, and butter, these soft, fudgy brownies are shaped into a heart and decorated with colored candy for a festive touch. Recipe created by Nourish and Fete.
Valentine Cookies< Get the recipe
Celebrate the love of Valentine’s Day with these pink striped cookies. Soft and chewy, these cookies are decorated with a vibrant pink sugar stripes for a fun, playful look. Perfect for sharing with your loved ones or for gifting to friends. Recipe created by Preppy Kitchen.
Heart Shaped Valentine’s Day Pop Tarts< Get the recipe
These heart-shaped pop tarts are the perfect breakfast treat for Valentine’s Day. Made with flaky pastry dough, these pop tarts are filled with a sweet jam, decorated with frosting and baked to golden perfection. The heart shape makes them an extra special treat for the holiday. Recipe created by The Mama Notes.
Heart-Shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies< Get the recipe
These heart-shaped chocolate chip cookies are a sweet and simple treat for Valentine’s Day. Soft and chewy, these cookies are made with a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe and shaped into a heart for the holiday. Perfect for gifting or for enjoying with a glass of milk. Recipe created by Bake and Bacon.
Heart Hand Pie Recipe< Get the recipe
This heart hand pie is a fun and unique way to enjoy a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day. Made with a flaky pastry dough, this hand pie is filled with a sweet fruit filling and baked to a golden brown. The heart shape makes it a perfect snack or dessert for the holiday. Recipe created by Alice and Lois.
Strawberry malt sugar cookies< Get the recipe
These strawberry malt sugar cookies are a fun and festive treat for Valentine’s Day. Made with a soft sugar cookie dough, these cookies are flavored with a hint of malt, perfect for sharing with your loved ones or for gifting to friends. Recipe created by Hummingbird High.
Heart Shaped Chocolate Chip Pancakes< Get the recipe
Start your Valentine’s Day off with a sweet and delicious breakfast with these heart-shaped chocolate chip pancakes. Made with fluffy pancake batter, these pancakes are filled with chocolate chips and shaped into a heart for the holiday. Top with syrup and fresh fruit for a special treat. Recipe created by Adventures of Mel.
How to Make Heart Shape Cupcakes< Get the recipe
These heart-shaped cupcakes are a fun and festive treat for Valentine’s Day. Made with a soft and fluffy cupcake batter, these cupcakes are decorated with a sweet frosting and shaped into a heart for the holiday. Recipe created by My Heavenly Recipes.
Valentine’s Red Velvet Whoopie Pies< Get the recipe
These red velvet whoopie pies are a fun and delicious treat for Valentine’s Day. Made with a soft red velvet cake, these whoopie pies are filled with a sweet cream cheese frosting and shaped into a heart for the holiday. Recipe created by OMG Chocolate Desserts.
Heart Meringue Cookies< Get the recipe
These heart meringue cookies are a sweet and simple treat for Valentine’s Day. Made with a light and airy meringue, these cookies are shaped into a heart and baked to a crisp, chewy perfection. Perfect for sharing with your loved ones or for gifting to friends. Recipe created by Crafty Morning.