Have Valentine’s Day Fun With Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutters

Valentine’s Day is the perfect chance to show your kids a little extra love and give them a heart-filled day. Heart-shaped cookie cutters were my go-to when planning how to infuse Valentine’s Day into every meal. They are a simple way to make the day special without adding too much extra work to my already-full plate.

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect chance to show your kids a little extra love and give them a heart-filled day. Heart-shaped cookie cutters were my go-to when planning how to infuse Valentine’s Day into every meal. They are a simple way to make the day special without adding too much extra work to my already-full plate.

 

Breakfast

Use a pastry bag with a 1/4-inch plain tip, or a resealable plastic bag with one corner snipped off, to pipe heart-shaped pancakes onto a hot griddle. Serve with strawberries and whipped cream. Or try French Toast with Strawberry Butter. You can even make toast – cut toasted bread with the cookie cutter and topped with cinnamon sugar butter, peanut butter, or my favorite – butter and jelly. Cutting the bread into a heart shape is a simple way to bring the holiday to breakfast.

 

Lunch

Use heart-shaped cookie cutters of various sizes to fill their lunch boxes with hearts. Start with a larger size to cut Turkey Tortillas with Avocado Mayo into a festive shape.

 

Dinner

Pizza! Heart-shaped, of course. The homemade crust for Sweetheart Pizza is the perfect way to add a special touch to the meal. Customize the heart-shaped toppings to your family’s taste; just be sure to choose things easily cut with a cookie cutter.

 

Dessert

For dessert, bake a pan of your kids’ favorite bars and cut them into hearts for a perfect ending to the day. Try our Simple Fudgy Saucepan Brownies or Cinnamon Crispy Treats, both great options for a sweet treat. I made the variation on the Cinnamon Crispy Treats recipe to drizzle a glaze on the bars and added just a little red food coloring to turn the glaze pink.

 

Using a variety of heart-shaped cooking cutters is a perfect, simple way to show your kids some love this Valentine’s Day. Let us know how you celebrate with your family!

 

 

Ready to make the recipe? Let’s get started making French Toast With Strawberry Butter!

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French Toast With Strawberry Butter

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