How many times have you given or received chocolate candies for Valentines’ Day? Chocolates are lovely, but there are other treats to satisfy your cravings. You don’t need to stick to the same old box of chocolates that might not even get finished because of the unique flavors. Instead, change it up with a box of delicious cookies, cupcakes, lava cakes, or any other back baked goods. Baking your treats also allows you to do any substitutions as needed for health reasons. Here are a few of our favorites.
- Dipped Strawberry Cookies: This cookie is an effortless 3-ingredient treat. All you’ll need is strawberry cake mix, eggs, and vegetable oil. It will be a soft texture that bursting with strawberry flavor! Instead of icing dip on half of the cookie in melted white chocolate and add sprinkles.
- Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake: Chocolate and raspberries are a delectable combination already, so naturally, they’ll be perfect as a cake. The secret to this bundt cake is using a fudge cake mix, instant pudding, and raspberry liqueur.
- Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies: This is another simple treat for your favorite person is a heart-shaped shortbread cookie. With ingredients like cocoa powder and chocolate chips, where can you go wrong? Dip half the cookie in sprinkles for an extra touch.
- Homemade Heart Marshmallows: Did you know you can make marshmallows at home? It’s a great way to create the shapes you want like hearts for Valentine’s Day. It’s also a great way to monitor and substitute sugar for those who are sensitive to sugar.