Valentine’s Day is always lots of fun at any age and tweens are no exception. They may be beyond handing out Disney valentines to the entire class (at least that’s what they’ll have you believe) yet they still want to celebrate the sweetest day of the year. And nothing says “Will you be my valentine” better than homemade sweet treats. They say good things come in small packages and our roundup of Valentine treats are perfect for tweens to make and share (or not) with their valentines.
Chocolate Dipped Oreos
These Chocolate Dipped Oreos from Your Homebased Mom is easy yet looks like a million bucks whether served on a platter or better yet wrapped as a gift to give to your valentine.
Conversation Heart Cheesecakes
Check out these ever so cute Conversation Heart Cheesecakes from Hungry Happenings. Reminds me of the famous Sweetheart candies, yet better because there’s more to love with these personal sized cheesecakes.
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Roses
Who wouldn’t love to receive a dozen of these gorgeous Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Roses? Check out the recipe from Babble and see just how easy it is to make. Your tween will be all over this one, guaranteed.
Candy Corn Cookie Bark
Love this simple recipe for Candy Corn Cookie Bark from My Own Blog Review. Candy corn, oreos, pretzels and white chocolate. Need I say more?
Chocolate Crepes with Jam
Chocolate lovers will adore these Chocolate Crepes filled with jam from Williams-Sonoma. Don’t bat an eye as these will be gone in a flash.
Heart Milk Cubes
Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” more than finding red hearts floating in your milk. Love this Heart Milk Cubes recipe from A Subtle Revelry.
Love these easy to make Melon Kabobs from Be Different Act Normal. So colourful yet healthy too. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day for that matter.
Fortune Cookie Valentines
I’ve got a love/hate relationship with Fruit Rollups. Kids love them but as a parent, I consider it a special treat, perfect for an occasion like Valentine’s Day. These Fortune Cookie Valentines from She Knows makes for unique and fun valentines to hand out to friends.
These Sugar Blondies with the red and pink M&M’s from Baked Perfection just scream out Valentine’s Day. Easy and fun for tweens to make and share.
Sweet Chocolate Cherry Bombs
Small yet decadent, these Sweet Chocolate Cherry Bombs from Hungry Happenings remind me of cake pops less the stick. Makes plenty for sharing.
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Wendy loves her 2 kids and her iPhone, not necessarily always in that order. She is an app obsessed mom who loves everything tech and is (unfortunately) old enough to remember the brick Motorola cell phone and the Commodore computer. Her love for technology stems back to the 10+ years of working for technology based companies. Wendy's alter ego, "AppHipMom" has been featured in Canadian Family, iVillage, Women in Biz, EverythingMom, BlogHer and Savvy Mom.