Show ‘Em You Love ‘Em! 15 Clever Heart Shaped Treats Already In Your Pantry

We’ve all had one of those days, where Mercury is in retrograde, tests come back marked in red, bosses come to work cranky and leave even crankier. It’s a wild, wild world out there, and some days are harder than others. But, as Lennon sang and Baz Luhrman backed up, sometimes all you need is love.

So even though the season of heart-shaped eats has passed, why not turn those dreary end-of-winter blues around with some easy treats, infused with love, and already in your kitchen? These 15 sweet heart-shaped treats use ingredients you probably have in your pantry. Recipes and snack ideas so cute, they’ll warm anyone’s heart.

  • Eat Your Heart Out! 1 of 16
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    Check out these 15 ideas for turning ordinary food into heart-shaped nibbles of love!

  • Strawberry Hearts 2 of 16
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    Kiddo's had a hard day? What better way to make them feel better than with a fun little bowl of Love Soup. Perfect for healing broken hearts, sniffly noses, and everything in between.

    Get our recipe for Love Soup and serve up a bowl to someone you adore. 

  • Heart-Shaped Veggies 3 of 16
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    Find all seven easy Fruit & Veggie Heart ideas here.

  • I Heart Apples 4 of 16
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    Turn apples into pretty slices with an all-natural star right in the center!

    Get our recipe for Apple Hearts and welcome your tots home with an afterschool snack they'll love!

  • Heart-Shaped Pasta 5 of 16
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    Buy this pasta at World Market or from Amazon to make your Valentine's dinner super romantic!

    Get the idea from LITTLE INSPIRATIONS

  • Fruit Heart Kabobs 6 of 16
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    Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make this healthy treat!

    Learn How to make fruit hearts on MINT IN THE MIDDLE

  • Heart-Shaped Pancakes 7 of 16
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    Your family will feel the love if you start the day off with heart-shaped pancakes- bananas and chocolate chips make them even better!

    Get the recipe from SKINNYTASTE

  • Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls 8 of 16
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    It doesn't get much easier with refrigerated cinnamon rolls and a little creativity!

    Get the idea from MY MEMPHIS MOMMY

  • Caprese Salad 9 of 16
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    Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to shape mozzarella cheese into hearts for a fun Valentine's Day appetizer!

    Get the recipe from EDUCATION

  • Heart-Shaped Eggs 10 of 16
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    Break out your heart-shaped muffin tin for a breakfast that radiates love!

    Learn how on MOMMY HATES COOKING

  • Heart-Shaped Cheese 11 of 16
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    Send your child off to school with some lunchbox love!

    Get the idea from A BOY AND HIS LUNCH

  • Bacon Hearts 12 of 16
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    Find a way to anyone's heart with bacon!

    Learn how on THE PAPER MAMA

  • Heart Pepperoni 13 of 16
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    Turn your pizza into a romantic proclamation with heart shaped pepperoni! 

    Get the idea from WORKMAN FAMILY

  • Heart-Shaped Croutons 14 of 16
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    These easy croutons add some love to your usual salad!

    Learn how on BABY BABY LEMON

  • Heart-Shaped Tomatoes 15 of 16
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    Spread the love with a healthy snack!

    Get the idea from EYE CANDY

  • Chicken Soup With Heart-Shaped Croutons 16 of 16
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    Warm your soul and show your love with this comforting chicken soup!

    Get the recipe from SOPHISTIMOM

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