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How to Make Valentine's Day Recipes for Kids

Have fun in the kitchen with your child making these delicious Valentine's Day treats.


  • Step 1: Make heart-shaped pancakes Make heart-shaped pancakes for the whole family. Prepare the pancake batter according to package directions and add a few drops red food coloring.
  • Step 2: Make the pancakes Cook the pancakes on a skillet and use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out hearts. These will win the heart of everyone.
  • Step 3: Make heart shape in oatmeal Put on a smile on your child's face by drizzling a heart shape with honey onto their bowl of oatmeal.
  • Step 4: Enjoy a love potion Enjoy a lemon love potion with your child. Combine the raspberry sherbet with the lemonade. Then add the lemon soda, stir, and enjoy.
  • Step 5: Paint a Valentine cookie Paint your own Valentine sugar cookie using edible paint. Mix the egg yolk and water in a small bowl and then add a few drops of red food coloring.
  • TIP: Add enough food coloring to get your desired shade of red.
  • Step 6: Paint cookie Paint a Valentine design on your unbaked sugar cookies. Then bake them according to package directions. Have fun baking together, and happy Valentine's Day!
  • FACT: The first commercial Valentine's Day greeting cards produced in the U.S. were created in the 1840s by Esther A. Howland.

You Will Need

  • Pancake mix
  • Red food coloring
  • Honey
  • Oatmeal
  • 1 c. raspberry sherbet
  • 1 c. pink lemonade
  • 12 oz. can lemon soda
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp. water
  • Unbaked sugar cookies
  • Equipment:
  • Heart-shaped cookie cuter
  • Paintbrush

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