Red is the color of love, but pink is a close second and preferred by some. Whip up these pretty in pink treats for the kids that make delectable sweets for school events or class parties. Valentine’s Day can be a crunch with getting favors together, so we’ve rounded up some super easy recipes that kids can help make. Quick ones like chocolate covered pretzels and wafer cookies, and easy two ingredient meringue kisses. These are festive treats that will dazzle little ones with colorful sprinkles dressed up in pink.
Peppermint Swirled Marshmallows (via Say Yes)
You can omit the peppermint extract if you want a non-minty version in these pretty swirled marshmallows that use whipped topping for a quick shortcut.
Meringue Kisses (via Bakerella)
These gorgeous pink kisses look absolutely divine but take only two ingredients to make. Score!
Soft Strawberry Sugar Cookies (via Yummy Crumble)
If you’re a fan of those store-bought soft and pillowy sugar cookies, you’re in for a treat with this yummy homemade version with a strawberry twist.
Valentine Puppy Chow (via Whimsy & Hope)
This easy pink candy and cereal mix is a fun one to bring to parties or to package up into treat bags for the kiddos.
Stamped Almond Shortbread Cookies (via Bake at 350)
Kids will love stamping out these easy almond shortbread cookies colored an electric pink dough.
Pink Cupcake In a Jar (via Hi Sugarplum!)
Love this idea of surprising your kids with their very own cupcake jar. These make cute favors or Valentine gifts for your little sweeties.
Easy Valentine Lollipops (via The Decorated Cookie)
There’s no no need to measure the right temperature to make these super easy lollies. Melted candy makes it a breeze and fun for kids to help out!
Meringue Pops (via Make Fabulous Cakes)
Another cute lollipop idea. These sweet meringue pops can be whipped up into pretty swirled tops that kids can help sprinkle away.
Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookie (via Love & Olive Oil)
This easy slice and bake cookie is dressed up in pink with a drizzle of white chocolate to make it extra special. These make delicious gifts for a Valentine cookie exchange.
Pink Valentine’s Day Fudge (via Something Swanky)
It only takes two ingredients to make this mouth-watering fudge. Kids can help add sprinkles and hearts to give them an extra festive Valentine look.
Pink Wafer Chocolate Cookies (via Family Fresh Meals)
Store bought cookies are your friends here and the fun part is the dipping and sprinkling. And let’s be honest, that’s the part kids love to do most!
Chocolate Covered Valentine Pretzels (via Love From The Oven)
For a treat that balances the sweet, try these chocolate dipped pretzels. No baking required with so many fun ways to decorate for Valentine’s Day.
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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.