Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is most definitely the sweetest holiday of them all. If you are looking for sweet Valentines treats that are more than just candy you might want to try your hand at making one of these sweet Valentine’s Day themed treats.
The Novice Chef: Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Jessica, who blogs at The Novice Chef, shares a great recipe and tutorial on how to make these heart shaped Marble Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies that will make a perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day party. Or arrange them into a heart shaped balloon bouquet like Jessica did and give them as a gift. Either way they are perfectly adorable and taste as good as they look. You can find the recipe and tutorial for how to make them by visiting The Novice Chef.
Recipe Girl: Red Velvet Pancakes
Why not get your Valentine’s Day morning off to a sweet start with these heart shaped Red Velvet Pancakes from Recipe Girl. The pancakes even have a sweet cream cheese topping to make them even sweeter. The heart shape is made by using a large heart shaped cookie cutter as a mold when cooking to create the heart shape. You can visit Recipe Girl to get the recipe for the Red Velvet Pancakes with Sweet Cream Cheese Icing.
Cooking on the Side: Valentine’s Dipped Rice Krispie Treats
Kathy at Cooking on the Side gives Rice Krispie Treats an updated twist with her Valentine’s Dipped Rice Krispie Treats. She takes your run of the mill Rice Krispie Treats, uses a heart shaped cookie cutter to cut them into heart shapes, then dips the edges into chocolate and sprinkles. You can find her recipe and see how she did it by visiting Cooking on the Side.
Melissa’s Cuisine: Homemade Gum Drops
Mellissa at Melissa’s Cuisine shares a great recipe for making homemade gum drops and these cute little heart shaped gum drops will look perfect on your table for Valentine’s Day or would be perfect wrapped in a cute container for a gift. You can find out how to make your own heart shaped homemade gum drops by visiting Melissa’s Cuisine.
Mini Baker: Valentine’s Day Strawberry Cake-in-a-Jar
If you are looking for a dessert that will make your guests go “WOW” without a lot of effort on your part than Christa at Mini Baker has the dessert just for your with her Valentine’s Day Strawberry Cake-in-a-Jar. This is a very simple recipe that utilizes a store bought strawberry cake mix and has a recipe for a cream cheese frosting. These could be made even easier with store bought cream cheese icing instead of making your own. You can get the recipe and find out how to make your own Valentine’s Day Strawberry Cake-in-a-Jar by visiting Mini Baker.
Sugar Winzy: Heart Shortbread Cookies
These adorable Heart shaped Shortbread Cookies from Sugar Winzy are made by adding some red food coloring to a basic shortbread cookie recipe, and then using a heart shaped cookie cutter to cut them into hearts. Just sprinkle with some sugar and bake. You can get the recipe, which is available in a printable version, by visiting Sugar Winzy.