Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. You know what that means: it’s time to break out the recipe book and plan a fancy dinner for that special someone in your life. It might be your mom or boyfriend. Whomever it is, you want to keep them happy. So here are some easy recipes you can put together to make this special day even more enjoyable.
Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats
If you’re looking for a sweet, fruity twist on traditional rice krispie treats, you’ll love these pink delights. They have a distinct pink color and are strawberry flavored. They’re perfect as a treat in the morning or dessert after dinner.
Cake Mix Sugar Cookies
It doesn’t get much easier than these sugar cookies that can be made from cake mix. Try baking a batch for the kids and decorating each one according to their taste. Pop it in their lunch before they head to school and they’ll find a pleasant surprise come lunch time.
Chocolate Dipped Oreos
Buy a pack of Oreos, some sprinkles and chocolate and white chocolate chips. Dip half of each Oreo then roll in sprinkles. These make a great treat to send with the kids to school to share with their class or just as an after school snack.
What’s better than a Twinkie? A chocolate dipped and decorated Twinkie on a stick. These treats are super easy to make and something the kids can have a hand in. They’ll love dipping and decorating and feeling like they’re playing a role in making treats for the family.
French Toast Roll Ups
Looking to make it a breakfast date? These French Toast roll ups are sweet, savory and creamy thanks to the addition of cream cheese in the recipe.
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