Valentine’s Day Snacks

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What’s a better way to spend Valentine’s Day than making and sharing a sweet treat with the ones you love most?? These adorable and delicious heart-inspired snacks (and a yummy drink, too!) are a perfectly festive way to feel the love and make special memories together. See the recipes below and start some new Valentine’s Day traditions.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Lollipops

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How cute are these chocolate-covered strawberry lollipops?! This snack is a little healthy, a little indulgent, and a whole lotta delicious.



  • Wash strawberries and let soak in 3 cups water and 1 cup of vinegar for 15 minutes (this will also help them last longer in the fridge) 
  • Cut tops off strawberries and then cut in half
  • Cut a small “v” at the tops of the strawberries to make into a heart shape 
  • Put sticks into bottom of strawberries
  • Melt chocolate chips in 20 second increments (you can put a small amount of milk – about 1.5 Tbs – with chocolate chips to prevent burning) and stir until melted
  • Dip strawberries in chocolate first and then into sprinkle mix
  • Place on cookie sheet with wax paper and put in fridge for about 20-30 minutes to allow chocolate to harden
  • Enjoy!!

Heart Hug Pretzels

Salty meets sweet with these heart hug pretzels. They’re super easy to make and look as good as they taste!



  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Place pretzels on a parchment-lined cookie sheet 
  • Put Hershey’s Hugs & Kisses on top of pretzels 
  • Bake for 1 to 2 minutes (until chocolate is soft enough to press M&M’s into) 
  • Press M&M’s into chocolates – (if chocolate is too soft, let harden a bit before continuing) 
  • Allow chocolate to harden completely and enjoy! 

Sweetheart Buddies

This crunchy delight is perfect for sharing with your sweetheart! Make your mix, put on your favorite romantic movie, and enjoy.



  • Divide Chex cereal into two bowls (2 1/2 cups each) 
  • In microwave – melt chocolate chips with 1/2 tsp of shortening (to help evenly spread) in 30 sec increments (careful not to burn chocolate)
  • Melt the red candy next with other 1/2tsp of shortening 
  • Pour over each bowl of Chex cereal
  • Use a large zip lock bag or Tupperware container with lid to mix 1/2 cup of strawberry cake mix and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar (for each bowl) together – add Chex cereal – close lid and shake until completely covered
  • Repeat previous step for the second bowl of Chex mix 
  • In a large bowl mix together both bowls of Chex cereal and add 1/2 bag of M&M’s – stir together and then enjoy! 

Love Bug Cocktail

This Love Bug Valentine’s Day drink can be kid-friendly or adult-friendly and is so much fun to sip on! Pair with one of the festive snacks above or have it on its own as a yummy happy-hour treat.


  • 3oz white cranberry juice (can also use regular cranberry juice) 
  • 2oz Sprite (or lemon lime soda) 
  • 1oz grenadine syrup

**Adults – add 1oz vodka to spice things up! 


  • Fill glass with ice
  • Add grenadine syrup
  • Pour juice and soda into glass (adults can add vodka here if desired)
  • Stir up and sip away!!

Thanks for reading! Which of these love-inspired treats will you be trying this Valentine’s Day? Let us know xo.

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