Some people are all about the flowers on Valentine’s Day while others want a sentimental card, but I think it’s safe to say almost all of us are into desserts… especially our kids. I mean, let’s be honest; they’re into the treats any time, any day, any place.
That’s why we’ve rounded up some delicious and kid-friendly desserts to make with your little ones this Valentine’s Day. And if you’re anything like us, we won’t judge you for hiding in the pantry to sneak a few bites without sharing. Self-love is important, too!
Check out these 20 sweet V-Day treats and desserts to make with your kids.
1. Salted Caramel Brownies
Sweet chocolate with salty caramel is truly an unmatched combo, and these delicious V-Day brownies definitely prove that to be true.
2. M&M Cookie Pie
Why choose between making cookies or a pie when you can have both? This cookie pie is just as adorable as it is tasty!
3. Soft Almond Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs
Not only do these cookies make for the perfect sweet treat, but they’re also super fun for little ones to get creative and decorate.
4. Chocolate Heart Doughnuts
Adding a cheesy “Do-nut Forget I Love You” card is the perfect way to deliver these yummy chocolate-filled treats.
5. No-Bake Strawberry Cake Bliss Bites
Make your life easier with a no-bake treat and try out these cake bites any strawberry lover will be obsessed with.
6. Peanut Butter Sweetheart Cookies
There’s no dessert duo quite as iconic as chocolate and peanut butter, so these sweetheart cookies are bound to be a crowd-pleaser.
7. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hearts
Your kiddos will be beyond excited that they can finally (safely) eat raw cookie dough! This absolutely delish egg-less heart-shaped dough will be an instant V-Day favorite.
8. Valentine’s White Chocolate Popcorn
Tossing some sprinkles and candies in with your kernels is a super simple way to whip up a last-minute sweet treat.
9. Raspberry Gooey Butter Cookies
Raspberry is a signature V-Day flavor, so these cookies are a perfect (and tasty) way to get in the spirit.
10. Individual Strawberry Cream Pies
Use those spare mason jars you have lying around to create these super cute individual pies!
11. Baked Chocolate Doughnuts
Indulge your chocolate dreams with these delectable donuts and make them fit for the occasion with any Valentine’s-themed sprinkles!
12. Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Cookies
If you love cinnamon rolls but a weary of their tedious prepping process, these cookies with sweet strawberry filling are the solution you’ve been searching for.
13. Valentine’s Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pops
We all know any treat served on a stick is an instant hit with kids, and this recipe is a fun must-try take on the classic chocolate-covered strawberry dessert.
14. Strawberry Pie Hearts
A piece of pie that’s easy to eat on-the-go—who could ask for anything more?
15. Red Velvet Cake Truffles
There’s no way we could leave out this beloved V-Day staple: red velvet cake! Plus, truffles are ideal for serving in big batches at any celebration.
16. Nutella-Stuffed Cupcakes With Raspberry Frosting
It’s hard to think of a kid who doesn’t love Nutella, so these raspberry-frosted cupcakes will make for a 10/10 treat.
17. Vanilla Sandwich Cookies With Maraschino Cherry Frosting
Using Betty Crocker cake mix for the cookies and just a few simple ingredients for the filling, you can whip up these yummy, adorable sandwiches in no time.
18. One-Bowl Strawberry Swirl Cake
You had me at one bowl. If you’re looking for something that makes minimal mess but a to-die-for end result, look no further!
19. Heart-Shaped Chocolate-Dipped Soft Pretzels
Anything with chocolate on it counts as a dessert, right? Have fun making these sweet and salty pretzels for a unique Valentine’s Day treat everyone will love.
20. Homemade Hostess CupCakes
Take some inspo from the ever-popular Hostess CupCakes and make your own that’ll taste just as good, if not even better!