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26 Easy Valentines Day Recipes That Kids Will Love (And Parents Will Love Too)

Valentine's Day is just a really good reason to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Valentine's Day falls on a weekend this year. That means it's the perfect reason to turn it into a fun family affair with creative treats that are festive, adorable, and tasty. These easy Valentine's Day treats are guaranteed to make both kids and adults swoon.

1. Strawberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries

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Start with store-bought puff pastry shaped into little hearts and top them with cream cheese icing and strawberry jam.

Recipe: Strawberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries

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2. Egg In a Hole Grilled Cheese

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Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter or a pairing knife to carve a little heart shape in your bread. Then, crack an egg right into the hole and fry it in some butter.

Recipe: Egg in a Hole Grilled Cheese

3. Funfetti Pancakes With Greek Yogurt Sauce

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Greek yogurt makes these pancakes extra fluffy and light, and it gives the icing a tiny bit of tanginess to balance out the sweetness.

Recipe: Funfetti Pancakes With Greek Yogurt Sauce

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4. Red Velvet Waffles With Cream Cheese Glaze

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The secret ingredient that takes these buttermilk waffles to the next level is a five-ingredient sweet and savory cream cheese icing.

Recipe: Red Velvet Waffles With Cream Cheese Glaze

5. Pink Pickled Deviled Eggs

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Beet juice is the secret ingredient used to pickle these deviled eggs and give them a bright pink hue.

Recipe: Pink Pickled Deviled Eggs

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6. Pancake Charcuterie Board

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Turn Sunday morning into a Valentine's Day feast with the help of this adorable pancake board. Serve it with all your favorite pancake toppings — blueberries, sliced bananas, chocolate chips, jam, and maple syrup — and let the whole family dig in DIY style.

Recipe: Pancake Charcuterie Board

7. Heart Pizzas

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Give a little pizza your heart this Valentine's day with these festive pizzas. Make a pizza bar with lots of different toppings and let everyone build their perfect pie.

Recipe: Heart Pizzas

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8. Slow Cooker Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls

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You can make these strawberry filled cinnamon rolls either in the slow cooker or the oven. And because the recipe starts with store-bought crescent roll dough, there's almost no hands on cooking required.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls

9. Red Velvet French Toast

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Nothing says "I love you," like a big plate of French toast smothered in vanilla cheesecake frosting.

Recipe: Red Velvet French Toast

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10. Raspberry Dutch Baby

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You can make these Dutch baby pancakes with whatever sweet or savory ingredients you have on hand, but topped with raspberries and whipped cream, they're a perfect Valentine's Day brunch.

Recipe: Raspberry Dutch Baby

11. Rice Krispie Valentine's Treats

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Store-bought Rice Krispie treats don't hold a candle to the homemade version. If you don't want to make your own icing just grab some store-bought strawberry frosting.

Recipe: Rice Krispie Valentine's Treats

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12. Cherry Kiss Cookies

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Maraschino cherry juice gives these sugar cookies a pink tint and a hint of sweetness. Top them with Hershey's kisses and pop 'em in the oven.

Recipe: Cherry Kiss Cookies

13. Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundaes

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These cast iron skillet cookies are crispy on the bottom and super gooey on the inside. Top them with your favorite ice cream for good measure.

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundaes

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14. Valentine's Day Mini Apple Pies

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Start with puff pastry dough to make these mini apple pies drizzled with two-ingredient icing and sprinkles.

Recipe: Valentine's Day Mini Apple Pies

15. Pink Party Donuts

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Pro tip: Instead of baking them in the oven or deep frying in oil, try air frying these donuts before glazing so they get delightfully crispy.

Recipe: Pink Party Donuts

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16. Valentine's Day Chocolate Covered Oreo Pops

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The kids can even help make these super cute cookie pops. Just fasten Oreos to sticks or skewers and dip them into icing or melted chocolate.

Recipe: Valentine's Day Chocolate Covered Oreo Pops

17. Valentine's Day Sparkling Punch For Kids

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Keep this sherbet punch booze-free for the kids, but add a little splash of Prosecco for yourself.

Recipe: Valentine's Day Sparkling Punch For Kids

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18. Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

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These sugar cookies topped with peanut butter-filled or plain chocolate hearts are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Recipe: Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

19. Valentine Cookie Bars

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Can't choose between cookies and candy? You shouldn't have to! These baked treats check off both boxes.

Recipe: Valentine Cookie Bars

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20. Raspberry and White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

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Despite how fancy these cookies look, they're actually quite simple. Five-ingredient shortbread cookies are filled with a layer of strawberry or raspberry jam and melted white chocolate.

Recipe: Raspberry and White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

21. Chocolate Dipped Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

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Make these sweet little bites with graham cracker crust and creamy cheesecake filling in mini muffin tins. Once they're out of the oven and have had time to cook, dip them in melted chocolate.

Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

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22. Red Velvet Cake Balls

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Four ingredients is all you need for these bite-sized, chocolate-covered truffles. Grab a box of red velvet cake mix, cream cheese, white chocolate, and sprinkles for decoration.

Recipe: Red Velvet Cake Balls

23. Red Velvet Hot Cocoa

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A tiny bit of red velvet cake mix gives this hot cocoa a flavor boost. While the kids sip on theirs, spike the adult version with some Bailey's.

Recipe: Red Velvet Hot Cocoa

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24. Ice Cream Sundae Bar

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You never need an excuse to eat ice cream, but you should certainly take Valentine's Day as the perfect opportunity to create your own candy-packed sundae.

Recipe: Ice Cream Sundae Bar

25. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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If it contains fruit you can definitely eat it for breakfast, right?

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

26. Mini Berry Trifle

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This five-ingredient dessert made with white chocolate instant pudding, milk, angel food cake mix, strawberries, and pink food coloring will steal your heart.

Recipe: Mini Berry Trifle

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