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How to Make Basic Recipes Perfect for Valentine's Day

Add a little heart to make your favorite recipes perfect for Valentine's Day.


  • Step 1: Have fun decorating Have fun decorating rice cereal treats. Use decorating gel to write " I love you" or "You're mine," and sprinkle red and pink sprinkles over the top.
  • TIP: Cut out the treats into hearts using a cookie cutter.
  • Step 2: Brighten someone's morning Brighten someone's breakfast with a pink love potion. Mix 6 strawberries, 1/2 cup yogurt, and 1 cup milk in a blender for 45 seconds. Delicious and healthy.
  • Step 3: Write on sugar cookie Write a fun messages on sugar cookies using frosting or decorating gel.
  • Step 4: Make gelatin shapes Jiggle your way to someone's heart by making heart-shaped gelatin shapes. Make the gelatin according to package directions, pour it into a 13-by-9-inch pan, and then place it in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • TIP: Add strawberries, bananas, or raspberries, before you pour the liquid into the pan.
  • Step 5: Use cookie cutter Cut out the gelatin using a heart-shaped cookie cutter. Kids and adults will love them.
  • Step 6: Cut out shapes Cut a toaster waffle into a heart shape using a cookie cutter. Use candy pieces or fruit slices to write a sweet message on the plate.
  • Step 7: Warm a heart Warm a loved one's heart by serving them a morning cappuccino with the foam in the shape of a heart. Happy Valentine's Day.
  • FACT: An estimated 187 million roses were produced for Valentine's Day in 2009.

You Will Need

  • Rice cereal treats
  • Decorating gel
  • Red and pink sprinkles
  • 6 large strawberries
  • 1/2 c. yogurt
  • 1 c. milk
  • Sugar cookies
  • Frosting
  • Flavored gelatin
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Toaster waffle
  • Candy pieces or fruit slices
  • Cappuccino
  • Equipment:
  • Blender
  • 9 x 13-inch baking dish
  • Additional strawberries (optional)
  • Bananas (optional)
  • Raspberries (optional)

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