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Easy Valentine’s Day Treats the Family Will Love!

Easy Valentine’s Day Treats the Family Will Love!

Valentine’s Day in Denver is upon us! Don’t miss our round-up of how to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Denver: Romantic Dining, Family Fun and Gift Ideas

Showing love doesn’t have to be stressful or time-consuming. Check out these darling ideas–some are healthy, some involve chocolate. Either way, you win. 

1. XOXO Valentine’s Day Snack Mix

What’s sweet, salty, and made with 100% true love? This XOXO Valentine’s Day Snack Mix delivers a festive treat that’s sealed with a kiss! Get the recipe from The Baker Mama.

2. Chocolate Strawberry hearts

These chocolate strawberry hearts are easy to make and since they are chocolate-covered strawberries they are delicious too! http://onelittleproject.com/chocolate-covered-strawberry-hearts/

Chocolate Strawberry hearts

3.  Valentine’s marshmallow pops

Here’s Valentine’s treat that is super easy, and perfect to send along with your little sweeties to share with their friends. http://www.glorioustreats.com/2011/02/valentines-marshmallow-pops.html

Valentine’s marshmallow pops

4. Hearts in apple sandwich

All you need are an apple, a small heart-shaped cookie cutter and some fun fillings!  http://www.happytogetherbyjess.com/hearts-in-apple-sandwich/

Hearts in apple sandwich

5. Heart Rice Krispie Pops

Even little kids will love helping mold these Rice Krispies into heart shapes, dipping them in melted chocolate and covering them with sprinkles. https://www.skiptomylou.org/heart-rice-krispie-pops/

Heart rice krispie pops

6. Fruit kabobs

Get creative  (and healthier!) by making edible Cupid’s Arrows with fruit firm enough to withstand a skewer. https://shmallergy.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/cupids-arrows-valentines-day-fruit-kabobs/

Fruit kabobs

 

7. Red velvet sandwich cookies

They are easy to make and do not need a lot of ingredients. http://www.bakerella.com/easy-and-easier-valentine-treats/

Red velvet sandwich cookies

 

8. Cupid’s arrows

Cupid’s arrows

Almost similar to fruit kabobs are cupids arrow which is made using a pretzel. Fast, fun and easy! https://organizeyourstuffnow.com/cupids-arrows

9. Heart milk cubes

Add a few drops of red food color to milk in a bowl and freeze it during the night in the ice cube trays. http://asubtlerevelry.com/heart-milk-cubes/

Heart milk cubes

10. Cherry tomato hearts

Simply cut two separate tomatoes at 45 degrees and join the two pieces in a way that they make a heart. Combine the two together using a toothpick and it will make a lovely cupid’s arrow and a healthy snack at the same time. 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Mile High Mamas
Author: Mile High Mamas

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