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Easy Valentine's Day Recipes For Kids

Updated on February 3, 2016

Red Velvet Heart Shaped Cookies

Look at this heart shaped cookie recipe I found at Two Peas & Their Pod.  It is for red velvet cookies, and they sound great for any time of year, not just Valentine's Day.
Look at this heart shaped cookie recipe I found at Two Peas & Their Pod. It is for red velvet cookies, and they sound great for any time of year, not just Valentine's Day.

Easy Valentine's Day Recipes Kids Will Love - Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

You are going to love these easy kids recipe ideas and so will your family. It's easy to whip up an extra special breakfast, lunch, or dinner on a sweet holiday like Valentine's Day. Find some wonderfully delicious, and simple to make, recipe ideas and get ready to show how much you love your family with these over the top, yet easy to make, meal choices.



Valentine's Day Breakfast Ideas

Valentine's Day breakfast recipe ideas for kids - your family's going to love these heart shaped recipe ideas.
Valentine's Day breakfast recipe ideas for kids - your family's going to love these heart shaped recipe ideas.

Heart shapes abound on Valentine's Day - and what better time to start the celebration than breakfast? Pocket Change Gourmet has loads of recipes you are going to love - making and serving. (And your family is going to love eating them!)

  • Valentine's Day Breakfast – pancakes, potatoes, rolls and fruit
  • Cherry Heart Shaped Donuts
  • Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
  • Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls
  • Heart Shaped Roast Potatoes
  • Strawberry Milk

Crepes For A Valentine's Day Breakfast

Strawberry Crepes For A Valentine's Day Breakfast
Strawberry Crepes For A Valentine's Day Breakfast

Crepes are easy to make, and they look absolutely beautiful on a plate. They don't take anymore time than pancakes do, in fact, crepes are thin pancakes. To make these beautiful crepes for Valentine's Day you will need: frozen strawberries, sugar, orange zest, fresh strawberries...that for the topping. For the crepe you will need: eggs, butter, milk, flour, sugar, vanilla, and salt. You probably have most of that in your kitchen right now.

Valentine's Day Breakfast Ideas - Strawberry Nutella Poptarts

Strawberry Nutella Poptarts Make A Great Kid's Valentine's Day Breakfast
Strawberry Nutella Poptarts Make A Great Kid's Valentine's Day Breakfast

Strawberry Nutella Poptarts

If it has Nutella in it, I want it. That means I want these Strawberry Nutella Poptarts and even though it will kill me to share them, I will. Nutella is a jarred creamy hazelnut chocolate spread made with cocoa, hazelnuts, milk, sugar and other ingredients.

It can't be that simple because it's so darn delicious, but it is. It is a great addition to almost any recipe...well, almost any recipe. So I guess you can tell, I love Nutella...well, try it and you will too.

Now I want some Nutella. I hope everyone knows that this creamy spread is at the top of my must have items for Valentine's Day. Along with all other kinds of chocolates, flowers, and gifts.

Valentine's Day Breakfast Ideas - Red Velvet Pancakes

Heart Shaped Red Velvet Pancakes For Your Kid's Valentine's Day Breakfast
Heart Shaped Red Velvet Pancakes For Your Kid's Valentine's Day Breakfast

Red Velvet pancakes are a great Valentine's Day breakfast idea. Kids and adults will love these deep red fluffy pancakes you can make easily by using a heart shaped pancake mold or a heart shaped cookie cutter. You might have most of these ingredients at home in your kitchen right now.

To make the pancakes you will need: buttermilk, eggs, butter, vanilla, red food coloring, flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, and salt. There is also a recipe for maple syrup at Whipperberry, so you can treat your family to some syrup as well. If that's not love, I don't know what is!

These pancakes aren't just for Valentine's Day, but they are perfect for it.

Is Lunch Ready Yet? Valentine's Day Recipe Ideas For Kids

Valentine's Day Lunch - Heart Shaped Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwich
Valentine's Day Lunch - Heart Shaped Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwich

Heart Shaped Grilled Mac & Cheese Valentine's Day Recipe

Don't be intimidated by the heart shaped bread! All you need is a large heart shaped cookie cutter or a mold made just for cutting sandwiches. The sandwich recipe is simple and you will want to make your kids a special lunch like this all the time when you see just how easy it is to make. You will need: bread, mac & cheese, bacon, and butter. Plus the heart shaped mold. That equals easy peasy to make, and it looks lovely on a plate.

I also like the fruit kabob idea. These were cut out with a heart shaped cookie cutter and then put onto the skewer. You are going to feel all warm and tender when you serve your family this loving, great looking, Valentine's Day lunch.

Valentine's Day Pack A Lunch With Love Ideas

Valentine's Day may be a holiday we all look forward to, but we still have work and school to attend.  Pack up this wonderfully heart filled lunch box for your child to open at school.
Valentine's Day may be a holiday we all look forward to, but we still have work and school to attend. Pack up this wonderfully heart filled lunch box for your child to open at school.

Three Pixie Lane is where you can find the details to make a school lunch packed with hearts and pink foods galore. Imagine the surprise on your child's face when they open this chock full of love Valentine's lunch! From the Strawberry milk, to the red apple, to the heart shaped mozzarella cheese and the heart shaped peanut butter & jelly sandwich, to the special card stuffed inside the lunch box, this child's school lunch is screaming "Happy Valentine's Day" and "I Love You"! You can also find a place to print that cute little sticker on the apple...it says "You are the Apple of my eye".

Heart Shaped Valentine's Day Pepperoni Pizza For Kids

Heart shaped and full of pepperoni?  That's the pizza for my gang on Valentine's Day!
Heart shaped and full of pepperoni? That's the pizza for my gang on Valentine's Day!

Even the pepperoni on this pizza are heart shaped! Did you notice that? Isn't it perfect to serve to your kids on Valentine's Day? How do you make heart shaped pepperoni? Just fold the pepperoni in half and snip out a triangle shape from the top.

For the pizza crust you need: active dry yeast, honey, olive oil, all-purpose flour, salt, and warm water. For the pizza topping you will need some: sauce, cheese, your favorite toppings...in this case, the heart shaped pepperoni. You can find all the details and degrees at How Sweet Eats.

Of course, you could always buy your favorite frozen pizza and load it up with heart shaped pepperoni for a quick and easy recipe your kids will love.

Valentine's Craft For Kids - Easy Conversation Heart Tree

Get a styrofoam tree, some glue, and lots of conversation hearts to make a fun and easy kids craft for Valentine's Day.  I bet the kids could make this while you are cooking your Valentine's Day lunch or dinner.
Get a styrofoam tree, some glue, and lots of conversation hearts to make a fun and easy kids craft for Valentine's Day. I bet the kids could make this while you are cooking your Valentine's Day lunch or dinner.

Pink Sugar For Valentine's Day

Make some pink sugar for Valentine's Day - it's easy as can be and your kids will love it
Make some pink sugar for Valentine's Day - it's easy as can be and your kids will love it

How About Some Pink Sugar On Valentine's Day

It doesn't take a lot of effort to dress up your table for Valentine's Day. You need some red and you need some heart shapes, that's it. Why not make some red sugar for your table...that will be a real treat for your family on this special holiday. It is so easy to make, you are going to love it. Just figure out how dark you want your sugar to be...the picture here shows an easy chart for you to follow.

Heart Shaped Ravioli

Ravioli for a Valentine's Day Dinner kids will love
Ravioli for a Valentine's Day Dinner kids will love

Happy Valentine's Day Dinner Recipes For Kids

Heart shaped ravioli are a great Valentine's Day dinner idea. You can find the instructions for this dinner idea at Annie Eats. To make ravioli you will need: ricotta, mozzarella, fontina and parmesan cheeses, this is a four cheese recipe. You will need a batch of homemade pasta, and spices like garlic, oregano, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Roll out the dough, cut it with a heart shaped cookie cutter, fill with the cheese mixture, and crimp the edges. Find all the instructions at the link below for Annie Eats.

This dinner is going to get you some rave reviews for taste and for how lovely it looks. The heart shape pasta is going to thrill everyone at your Valentine's Day dinner table.

Tomato And Mozzarella Salad For Kids - It's In A Heart Shape

A Heart shaped mozzarella and tomato salad is a great way to begin your Valentine's Day dinner.
A Heart shaped mozzarella and tomato salad is a great way to begin your Valentine's Day dinner.

Most dinners at my house start out with a salad and here is a great idea for a Valentine's Day dinner. You will need: cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella balls, basil, balsamic vinegar, and optional celery leaves.

Arrange the basil leaves in a heart shape. Fill it in with a line of mozzarella balls and then surround them with cherry tomatoes.

Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and serve. Get the complete recipe at Parenting.com.

Heart Shaped Calzones For Kids

Valentine's Day Calzone dinner ideas for kids
Valentine's Day Calzone dinner ideas for kids

Calzones are an easy and delicious dinner idea. I found this recipe at Kids Cooking Activities and you can find the step by step directions to make this fun dinner idea.

You will need to make dough and for that you will need: yeast, sugar, warm water, salt, olive oil, white flour and whole wheat flour. You can also buy already made frozen dough at your local grocery store.

For the yummy filling you will need: Mozzarella, Marinara sauce, and some turkey pepperoni. (you can fill your calzone with sausage, peppers and cheese, ham, cheese, onions, just about any combination of foods you and your kids like)

Heart Shaped Hamburger Valentine's Day Kids Recipe

Heart shaped Valentine's Day recipe.
Heart shaped Valentine's Day recipe.

Have you ever had a heart shaped hamburger? Here's a recipe for one I found E How. This burger is heart shaped and sitting on a heart shaped piece of burger roll or bread. It looks terrific.

Imagine how thrilled your kids are going to be when they see this special dinner idea on their plate on Valentine's Day.


Valentine's Day Kabobs For A Kids Dinner

Beef kabobs, heart shaped potatoes, and a delicious salad with red beet hearts is a great Valentine's Day menu for kids
Beef kabobs, heart shaped potatoes, and a delicious salad with red beet hearts is a great Valentine's Day menu for kids

Here is a simple kid's Valentine's Day menu that is easy to make, looks great on a plate, and tastes fabulous. Now what more could you ask for? You can find this recipe on One Good Thing By Jillee.

The things you will need to make this dinner menu are: steak, peppers, onions, potatoes, salad greens, carrots, beets and dressing. Not too difficult a list, is it?

The heart shapes are the only difference in this recipe. That one little shape makes all the difference between really special and average. Funny, isn't it, that one tiny detail can put so much flair into a recipe.

Next let's take a look at Valentine's Day dessert ideas kids will love. There are so many great ideas, but I've chosen some really simple, easy to make desserts that taste great.

Peeps Pops Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes For Kids

These heart shaped peep pops are a great dessert idea for kids on Valentine's Day
These heart shaped peep pops are a great dessert idea for kids on Valentine's Day

These marshmallow pops are the perfect Valentine's Day dessert recipe for kids. It's easy to make, cute as can be, and heart shaped.

You will need: Vanilla Creme Heart Shaped Peeps, little pink heart shaped sprinkles, larger red heart shaped sprinkles, white frosting, a black edible marker, and some lollipop sticks.

You are going to turn the Peeps upside down and insert the lollipop stick into it using the vanilla frosting like glue on the lollipop stick. It will keep your Peep from falling off. Then you get to decorate it. Do that by yourself or with your kids...the choice is up to you.

Find the step by step directions at Party Pinching.

Valentine’s Day Warm Fuzzy Cake Balls and Cupcakes

Valentine's Day Fuzzy Cake Balls are a very cute dessert idea for your kids on February 14th!
Valentine's Day Fuzzy Cake Balls are a very cute dessert idea for your kids on February 14th!

Warm and fuzzy feelings are what Valentine's Day is all about and that makes these Fuzzy cake pops and cupcake ideas perfect for this special holiday dessert idea.

To make these coconut covered Fuzzy Cake Balls you will need: 1 baked cake, white frosting, melting chocolates, the warm fuzzy feet template you can find at Hungry Happenings (where I found this recipe), shredded coconut, liquid food coloring...they chose red and pink for Valentine's Day, and candy eyes, You will also need candies to decorate the antenna- red hearts and pink confetti.

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      HalloweenRecipes 18 months ago

      Thank you peachpurple.

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      peachy 18 months ago from Home Sweet Home

      great ideas, I love those easy to prepare recipes, great hub