22 Sweet Valentine's Day Treats For Kids — and You, Too!
Even though Valentine's Day started as a holiday for couples, over the years, it has evolved into a day to celebrate all kinds of love. Because your kiddos should be as involved in V-Day as a partner — and the beauty of heart-shaped red and pink Valentine-inspired desserts is always best appreciated by kiddos — we rounded up some kid-approved sweet treats for you to make in honor of Love Day.
Read through for the cutest sweet treats for you to share with your brood this holiday (and if you want to cut out some of the sugar, check out these adorable noncandy Valentine's Day card ideas).
Sour Patch Kids Valentine's Day Cookies
First they're sour, then they're sweet! These Sour Patch Kids Valentine's Day Cookies are a fun treat for the holiday.
Valentine's Day Bark
This quick recipe for Valentine's Day Bark includes Oreo pieces and allllll of the sprinkles!
Red Velvet Ooey Gooey Bars
Ooey and gooey are the best words to describe a dessert in our opinion, and these Valentine's Day-themed Red Velvet Ooey Gooey Bars fit the bill!
Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies
Show Me the Yummy's pink Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies are a perfect Valentine's Day treat.
Valentine's Day Baked Chocolate Doughnuts
Baked doughnuts are a slightly better-for-you treat that everyone in the family can enjoy! Decorate them with various Valentine's Day sprinkles for a treat that's supersweet.
Valentine's Day Pretzels
Mini pretzels, candy melts, and heart-shaped sprinkles are the main ingredients for a Valentine's Day treat that's sweet and salty!
Cherry Chocolate Kisses Cookies
Cookies and Cups's cute cherry chocolate kiss cookies mix chopped maraschino cherries and almond extract to make a delectable cookie. Chocolate kisses on top add to the sweetness.
Pink Velvet Valentine's Day Cake
How pumped would your kids be to find this Pink Velvet Cake on the table on Valentine's Day?!
Heart-Shaped Peanut Butter Cookies
These Heart-Shaped Peanut Butter Cookies are a subtle nod to the heart-crazy holiday.
Red Velvet Puppy Chow
Puppy chow isn't just for the holiday season! This recipe for Red Velvet Puppy Chow is a great way to bring the beloved treat through to February.
Mini Chocolate Sheet Cake
If you love serving your kids holiday treats but don't love that sweets linger around the house long after the holiday is over, this Mini Chocolate Sheet Cake may just be your answer!
Holiday Magic Cookie Bars
These Holiday Magic Cookie Bars are magical alright — they have so many delicious layers!
Valentine’s Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars
Valentine's Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars . . . need we even say more?!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Valentine’s Blondies
We can practically taste the peanut butter flavor of these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Valentine's Blondies through our screens!
All we can say about this Peeps Milkshake is WOW!
Red Velvet Cookie Cups
These Red Velvet Cookie Cups are a yummy pop-into-your-mouth treat that your kids will love.
Chewy Sugar Cookies
Shugary Sweets claims these cookies to be The Best Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe, and honestly, who are we to argue?!
An easy Valentine's Day treat, these Sweetheart Brownies are made special with a heart cookie cutter and heart sprinkles.
We're going to need some of these Strawberry Brownies ASAP!
Strawberry Dark Chocolate Gluten-Free Brownie Bites
If you have a kiddo or other family member who's gluten-free, these Strawberry Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Brownie Bites are a great treat that everyone can enjoy together.
Conversation Heart Sugar Cookie Bars
How adorable are these Conversation Heart Sugar Cookie Bars?