Add Valentine’s candy nonpareils in the bottom of a votive for a festive candle display. Small glass beads from a crafts store will give a similar look.
Dress up wrapped candy bars by adding your own papers, messages, ribbons and other accents.
Whip up flavored icing for cookies, sweet rolls, cakes or coffee cake in minutes. Just mix 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar with 2-3 tablespoons liquid, then drizzle away. For Valentine’s Day, try maraschino cherry juice for pretty pink ...
Honey and Poppy Seed Hearts
Honey gives these cinnamon-spiced cookies great flavor and a slightly soft texture.
This juicy Valentine treat teams up fresh strawberries and two kinds of chocolate.
Creamy Peanut Butter Truffles
Minnesota’s Saint Paul Hotel features these truffles at its annual Chocolate Lovers’ Tea.
Fudge Brownie Hearts
These brownies combine bittersweet and semisweet chocolate with plenty of butter, eggs, granulated sugar and brown sugar for a moist, rich dessert. After the brownies have cooked and cooled, you can cut them into bars or use 3-in ...
Wrap a vase
Create a pretty centerpiece by adding the texture of burlap to a plain cylinder vase and filling your vase with flowers in a matching color.
Wrap the vase with colored burlap, attaching with double-sided tape. Add ribbon to the top and b ...
White Chocolate-Cherry Shortbread
Dip these cookies in melted white chocolate, then roll in nonpareils and edible glitter for Valentine color.
Double Thumbprint Cookies
Fill these pretty Double Thumbprint Cookies with cherry or raspberry preserves for a Valentine-special dessert.