10 Valentine’s Day treats to make with the kids

Valentine's treats kids

The best way I have of showing my kids that I love them is by spending quality time with them.

So, if you are like us and like getting creative in the kitchen, why not spend Valentine’s Day cooking up a storm of love with your little ones?

To get you in the mood, I’ve hunted down some scrumptious yet simple Valentine’s Day treats to make with the kids.

For more ideas on how to enjoy Valentine’s Day with your kids see: 10 Valentine’s craft ideas to make with love.

Sweet Valentine’s Day treats to make with the kids

Red Velvet Pancakes

Red velvet makes perfect Valentines day treats. Here’s a breakfast version the whole family will love: Heart shaped red velvet pancakes. They look complex to make but are really easy and very effective.

Red Velvet Pancakes | Beanstalk Single Mums | Valentine's Day

Get recipe here: Kid Spot

Fruit Skewers

Looking for healthier Valentines day treats? I get it. These fruit skewers are tasty, nutritious and take no time to make. Great way to sneak in fruits for your kids.

Valentines Day Treats | Fruit Skewers | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Best Friends for Frosting

Confetti White Chocolate Popcorn

Popcorn for Valentines day? Oh yes! This festive version is guaranteed to be a hit with kids and adults. We just adore the heart-shaped confetti sprinkles.

White Chocolate Popcorn | Beanstalk Single Mums | Valentine's Day

Get recipe here: Live Love Texas

Strawberry Bliss Balls

Can you tell that I like to try and keep things healthy? Here’s another recipe that’s super easy and loaded with nutrition. Chances are, you already have the ingredients in your pantry: rolled oats, strawberries, maple syrup, coconut and seeds.

Valentine's Day Treats | Strawberry Bliss Balls | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: My Kids Lick the Bowl

Raspberry Lemon Baked Doughnuts

Mmmm, doughnuts for Valentines day breakfast. This yummy treat gets a fruity, zesty twist with fresh raspberries and lemon zest. One of our favourites … for any time of the year.

Raspberry Lemon Doughnuts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Yummy Toddler Food

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

If you have a little time to spare, these chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes are absolutely worth it. You get two Valentines day treats in one: a decadent chocolate cupcake and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Valentines Day Treats | Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Life, Love and Sugar

Savoury Valentine’s Day treats for children

Mini Heart-Shaped Pizzas

Pizza for breakfast is a Valentines day treat that my kids can’t get enough of. Minify the pizzas (use a handy heart-shaped cookie cutter) and customise your toppings. So much better than takeaway!

Mini Heart Shaped Pizzas | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Sarah Heart

Valentine’s Day Roasted Potato Hearts

Make dinner/brekkie/snack time extra special this Valentines day with heart-shaped roasted potatoes. Serve as a yummy side dish or the main event for the littles.

Valentines Day Treats | Valentines Day Roasted Potato Hearts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Kroll’s Korner

Savoury Valentine’s Day Edibles

This list is filled with savoury valentines day treats that are tasty and easy to make. If you’re in a rush, the classic egg in a basket (heart shaped, of course) is always a winner.

Savoury Valentine's Day Edibles | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Yummy Mummy Club

Valentine’s Party Tea Sandwiches

Just when you thought we’ve ran out of heart-shaped eatables … these sandwiches are perfect Valentines day treats at a lunch party. Egg salad, cream cheese, cucumber, avocado…the filling options are endless.

Valentines Day Treats | Valentine's Party Tea Sandwiches | Beanstalk Single Mums

Get recipe here: Crafting a Family

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Sally Love is a pseudo single mum author who has been writing about single motherhood, separation and divorce for 8+ years. She has been a single mother for 10+ years and has two daughters, one of whom she co-parents and the other she solo parents. Sally has experienced all aspects of single motherhood from legal, financial, parenting, dating, travel as a single parent, re-partnering and re-building a career. She is an integral part of the Beanstalk community chatting and helping single mothers across the globe, as well as sharing her expertise, experiences and genuine reviews with major national newspapers and appearing on nation-wide television shows.

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