Valentine's Day

30+ Valentine’s Day Treats to Make With Your Kids

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Source: Foodie Crush & Eazy Peazy Meals
Source: Foodie Crush & Eazy Peazy Meals

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 30+ sweet V-Day treats and desserts to make with your kids.

1. Love Bug Oreo Cookie Balls

These might just win the award for cutest Valentine’s Day treats ever. They’re also a breeze to make—blended and chilled Oreo cream cheese balls dipped in a candy melt coating, finished off with lovebug decor!

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Source: Life, Love and Sugar

 2. Rice Krispie Valentine Lollipops

Every holiday has its version of an imaginative Rice Krispie treat, and February 14th is no different! Charm your little one with these happy-looking Rice Krispie pops, and make it a snap, crackle, and pop-pop kind of celebration.

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Source: Foodie Crush

3. Swirl Valentine’s Day Cake

Sometimes the best solution to Valentine’s Day desserts is a radiant cake topped with confetti-like heart sprinkles that will create happy little mouths for days. Pressed for time? No problem—this cake uses a boxed mix (and no one even has to know).

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Source: Julie’s Eats & Treats

4. Chocolate Dipped Wafer Cookies

What could go better with a steaming cup of hot cocoa on Valentine’s Day than having some rosy pink wafer cookies to dip into it? These cookies have the added touch of a homemade chocolate and sprinkles coating, too!

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Source: Eazy Peazy Mealz

5. Chocolate Sugar Cookies

A knockout recipe for super soft, chocolatey cookies with a festive Valentine-themed center. Oh, and they’re filled with Nutella inside as an extra sweet bonus!

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Source: Plated Cravings

6. Valentine’s Day White Chocolate Bark Bites

If you’re sad to certain treats go after the December holiday season, it’s like cupid heard the call to bring back the joy of holiday bark and sent these heart-shaped bite-sized ones in its place!

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Source: No. 2 Pencil

7. Strawberry Sweethearts Cocoa

Warm your little one’s heart and hands this Valentine’s Day with a scrumptious liquid treat like this strawberry ice cream-laced hot cocoa. Yes, that’s right, ice cream’s being repurposed for winter!

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Source: Two Peas & Their Pod

8. 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. 

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Source: Pinch of Yum

9. 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!

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Source: Celebrating Sweets

10. 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. 

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Source: My Name is Yeh

11. Chocolate Heart Doughnuts

Adding a cheesy “Do-nut Forget I Love You” card is the perfect way to deliver these yummy chocolate-filled treats.

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Source: Half Baked Harvest

12. 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. 

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Source: Cotter Crunch

13. Strawberry Cupcakes

Don’t let these soft and dainty-looking cupcakes fool you—they’re bursting with fresh juicy strawberries inside. And when you ask people what their favorite flavors are, vanilla and strawberry usually come out near the top. So with strawberries, a white cake base and vanilla frosting, what’s not to love?

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Source: Best Friends for Frosting

14. 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.

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Source: Sally’s Baking Addiction

15. 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. 

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Source: Gimme Delicious

16. 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. 

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Source: Gimme Some Oven

17. 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. 

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Source: Grandbaby Cakes

18. Individual Strawberry Cream Pies

Use those spare mason jars you have lying around to create these super cute individual  pies!

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Source: Chungah Rhee | Damn Delicious

19. Baked Chocolate Doughnuts

Indulge your chocolate dreams with these delectable donuts and make them fit for the occasion with any Valentine’s-themed sprinkles!

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Source: Drizzle and Dip

20. Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Cookies

If you love cinnamon rolls but are weary of their tedious prepping process, these cookies with sweet strawberry filling are the solution you’ve been searching for. 

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Source: The Cookie Rookie

21. 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. 

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Source: A Night Owl Blog

22. Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Cream cheese swirled brownies are a pleasure to indulge in year round, but something about having them red velvet style around Valentine’s Day makes them extra satisfying. You can even have your little one decorate them with frosting and sprinkles from some added creativity, and to capture the colors of the holiday even more.

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Source: A Classic Twist

23. Strawberry Pie Hearts

A piece of pie that’s easy to eat on-the-go—who could ask for anything more?

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Source: Lovely Little Kitchen

24. Valentine Snack Mix

There’s not a single flavor that gets left out of this kaleidoscopic and Valentine-forward snack mix. With sweet gummies, salty Chex cereal and pretzels, decadent chocolate pieces, tangy sour candies, spicy cinnamon lips, and more, every mouthful will win over your heart and taste buds in a different way.

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Source: Eazy Peazy Mealz

25. 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.

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Source: Julie’s Eats and Treats

26. 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. 

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Source: Baker by Nature

27. 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. 

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Source: Girl Versus Dough

28. 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!

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Source: The Salty Marshmallow

29. 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. 

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Source: Baker by Nature

30. 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!

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Source: Girl Versus Dough

31. Whole Wheat Coconut Oil Sugar Cookies with Natural Strawberry Icing

Tired of the abundance of artificially-flavored Valentine’s Day candy making its way into your kiddo’s hands? This recipe proves there’s a much more natural approach to sublime Valentine’s Day treats. And they still look just as bright and melt-in-your-mouth worthy.

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Source: Ambitious Kitchen

32. Conversation Heart Chocolate Bark

If you want your kiddo to get a little kick out sharing Valentine’s messages with their favorite people, then prepare a batch of this pretty bark together. By giving them the honor of breaking it into pieces, they might just take that extra cute lil’ dose of consideration in determining who they want to get what!

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Source: Life, Love and Sugar
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