Are you all ready for Valentine’s Day tomorrow? If you still need Valentine’s ideas for a class or teachers, make sure to check out this post to grab your free printables and make your own! Still need some gift ideas? I’ve got you covered, click here for kids or here for all those lovely ladies in your life.
We love the holidays in our house and now that we have kids I really try to make it extra special for them. And since I have a little helper who loves to bake, we decided to spend some time this weekend making some Valentine’s Day treats! These are perfect to make for breakfast (especially if you are on the go) or even for dessert!
Pie Crust – homemade (I love this recipe) or if you are short on time you can buy premade from the store, just make sure its the rolled kind and not the ones already in a pie pan.
Strawberry Jam (you can substitute your favorite flavor)
For the Icing:
1 c. powdered sugar
1 Tbs Milk
2-3 tsp strawberry jam
Make your pie crust the day before and store it in the fridge for a quick breakfast in the morning.
Preheat oven to 350*. Roll out your pie crust and using a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut as many hearts out as you can.
Place your hearts on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Spoon some strawberry jam into the center of 1/2 of the hearts, making sure to leave 1/4″-1/2″ perimeter around the heart. Dip your finger in some water and run it around the perimeter of the strawberry filled heart. Then place a plain heart on top and using a fork, press down around the edges to seal.
Bake until golden brown, about 15-18 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix your powdered sugar, milk and jam in a small bowl. I added jam for flavor and to color the frosting pale pink, it was delicious and I wouldn’t suggest skipping this step.
Once your pies are done, let them cool on a wire rack for about 5 minutes, then drizzle the frosting all over your pie.
Because I have a 3 year, who dictates a lot of what we bake/make in our kitchen, we added cute little heart shaped sprinkles.
Serve with some strawberry milk and enjoy!