Showing your loved ones how much you care is easy with these cute, delicious Valentine’s day candy ideas. Make them for your family and friends, or make a batch for your child’s class party at school. These ideas start easy, with simply dipping a store-bought cookie in chocolate and decorating it with sprinkles. On the more complicated side are homemade chocolates with cherry filling. It’s easy to find an idea with just the right level of complexity.
Many of these ideas mix store-bought candies with homemade decorations. The store-bought candies bring a familiar look and flavor. Some of these ideas are simple and traditional, like the heart-shaped cutout jam cookies. Others are fun and novel, like the Valentine’s “crack candy.”
Don’t be afraid to experiment with some of these ideas. Even if you don’t bake a lot, you’ll find a fun and easy Valentine’s project to make for your loved ones. Get the kids involved with crushing candies, mixing, dipping, and putting on sprinkles. Even the littlest children can help with this family project, with a little guidance. Your family will love your candies even more if they know the kids were involved in making them.
Pick a project and experiment. Each and every one of these recipes will make a thoughtful and adorable Valentine’s gift. You can even mix and match your favorite candies and create an all-new recipe to share with your loved ones. Use your own creativity and your sense of style and customize a candy idea for your family.
If you haven’t baked before, you can still find something easy and fun in our collection. When you use our cute Valentine’s day candy ideas, you can be sure your friends and family will remember your gift.