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6 toothsome treats for this Valentine’s Day

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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

This holiday is not just a day for love, it’s also a day for treats. Try these six tasty treats for Valentine’s day.

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so get your teeth stuck into these…

Chocolate covered strawberries

Probably the most popular for this holiday, are chocolate covered strawberries. Pick up some from your local chocolate shop or make your own at home.

Strawberry, brownie and marshmallow skewers

Why just have chocolate strawberries on their own when you can pair them with marshmallows and brownie bites? This treat is fun for you and the kids. Check out this recipe to try at home.

Valentine’s Day popcorn

Add a little love into regular popcorn this holiday with red and pink candy.  Try adding M&M and marshmallow pieces. If you’re craving something salty throw some chocolate covered pretzels in there. As long as they are red and pink of course!

“S’more love for you” mason jars

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift or a fun projet to do with your little one, this smore’s kit is perfect. Graham crackers, marshmallows and a Hershey bar are all you need to put this jar together.

Heart shaped cookies

Chocolate chip, sugar, or even red velvet cookies in the shape of hearts will be all the cuter. Try out your favourite heart shaped cookie cutter for a fun twist on traditional cookies.

Chocolate covered pretzels

Add a little food colouring to melted chocolate to create different hues of red and pink. Use this base to dip twisted, straight or both kinds of pretzels in. You can add sprinkles on top of the chocolate before it sets if you want to make your pretzels a little more festive.

The best thing about all of these treats is that you can enjoy them with the entire family. Your children will love being a part of making delicious treats this holiday season. You can make sure you’re ready for this Valentine’s Day with the family by reading our guide here.