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10+ Homemade Valentine Ideas
Heart Cookie Bouquet
You will need:
Sugar cookie dough
Red or colored sprinkles
Roll out your sugar cookie dough on a floured surface. Cut out
cookies with the cookie cutters youd like to use. Place on
cookie sheet. Push a popsicle stick into the dough of each
cookie. Press the cookie dough over the top of each stick. If
needed you can use a scrap of dough and press onto the top of
Fill a cup with water and dip a pastry brush into the water.
Brush each cookie with water and add sprinkles to each. Bake at
375 degrees for 8-10 minutes until golden brown.
Allow to cool. To assemble a bouquet, find a basket, bowl or
vase you'd like to use. You will need a piece of Styrofoam to go
in the bottom of your basket. You can cut the Styrofoam to fit.
Frost your cookies if you'd like. Push your cookie sticks into
the Styrofoam assembling a bouquet however you'd like. Add a bow
or whatever decorations you wish to finish your cookie bouquet.
Buy a glass jar or use a canning jar and layer pink then red M
&M's or white jellybeans. This makes a nice "edible art"
look to a gift. Or make an arrangement of jars and different
More Valentine Desserts
Cut two paper hearts out of cardstock. Punch holes along the
edges but not the top. Sew with yarn your two hearts together.
Tie a knot at the ends of your string. Leave the top open for
filling with candy.
Make a butterfly Valentine
with candy. Cut two hearts out of cardstock. Glue or tape two
hearts together to resemble wings. Attach a roll of
lifesavers, smarties, lollipop or other tube of candy for the
butterfly body. Write a message on the wings for your Valentine.
Make a giant cookie
cake with an I love you or Be Mine message.
Make a flower Valentine with
a lollipop. Out of cardstock cut out a flower daisy
shape. Make a hole in the middle to insert a lollipop. Write a
message on the petals.
Make a cake
in a jar. Decorate with red sprinkles or red,
pink or white frosting.
Make a cookie jar mix
and use red cinnamon hearts along with your chocolate chips.
Make homemade candy wrappers.
Use miniature candy bars or normal size candy bars that are
wrapped in foil. Slide off the outside wrapper but leave the
foil wrapped chocolate intact. Using cardstock, measure a
rectangle that will go around your candy bar and leave a few
inches on the sides where your foil will be seen. Cut out the
measured rectangle and decorate and embellish as you choose.
Wrap your new wrapper around your foiled chocolate bar. Tape it
in place on the back.