4 Sweet Ideas That Will Steal The Hearts of Anyone This Valentine’s Day

4 Sweet Ideas That Will Steal The Hearts of Anyone This Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love and affection than with some homemade sweet treats? Whether planning a romantic evening for your significant other or just wanting to spread love to your friends and family, these four delightful dessert ideas will steal the hearts of anyone.

Heart-Shaped Vanilla Butter Cookies

What better way to say “I love you” than with heart-shaped vanilla butter cookies? Not only delicious but also a symbol of your affection. The rich, buttery taste combined with the delicate hint of vanilla creates a classic, heartwarming treat perfect for Valentine’s Day.

To make these cookies even more special, you can decorate them with pink and red icing, sugar sprinkles, or even a dusting of powdered sugar.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 box of Notta Lotta Sugar Vanilla Butter Cookie mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 Tbsp. softened butter
  • Heart cookie cutters
  • Food dye (red, pink, white, etc.)
  • Low Sugar Vanilla Frosting

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • In a mixing bowl, stir cookie mix, melted butter, and egg until a dough forms
  • Roll dough into ¼” thickness
  • Cut dough into shapes with cookie cutters
  • Grease a baking sheet
  • Add cookie shapes to the greased baking sheet 1” apart
  • Bake 10-11 minutes until golden brown
  • Cool for 15-30 minutes
  • Spread colored frosting on cookies
  • Decorate as desired and enjoy!

Valentine’s Day Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

For those who crave a refreshing and decadent combination, mint chocolate cupcakes are a perfect choice. The cool, minty flavor pairs perfectly with the richness of chocolate, creating a harmonious blend of flavors that will have your taste buds craving more.

For the Cupcakes:

  • 1 box of Notta Lotta Sugar chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract

For the Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered erythritol
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1/2 cup low sugar mini chocolate chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Line a cupcake pan with paper liners
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the chocolate cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, water, and mint extract. Mix until well combined, but be careful not to overmix.
  • Fill each cupcake liner about two-thirds full with the cake batter.
  • Place the cupcakes in the preheated oven and bake for about 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  • Remove the cupcakes from the oven and let them cool in the pan for a few minutes. Then, transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • While the cupcakes are cooling, in a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter until it becomes creamy. Gradually add the powdered erythritol, milk, and mint extract.
  • Beat until the frosting is smooth and fluffy.
  • Gently fold the low-sugar mini chocolate chips into the mint frosting. These will add a delightful crunch and extra chocolate flavor.
  • Once the cupcakes are completely cooled, use a piping bag or a spatula to frost them with the mint chocolate chip frosting.
  • Enjoy!

Lemon Butter Cookies

While some people associate Valentine’s Day with rich, chocolatey treats, others prefer a burst of citrusy goodness. Lemon butter cookies are the answer for those who adore the tangy and sweet combination of lemon and butter. These cookies are incredibly light and refreshing, making them a delightful choice for Valentine’s Day.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 Lotta Products Lemon Butter Cookie mix
  • 1 Large egg
  • 6 Tbsp. Butter

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, mix the cookie mix, egg, and butter until a dough forms
  • Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoon fulls about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet.
  • Flatten the dough   with the back of a spoon or fork
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown.
  • Cool, and enjoy!

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Bars

Raspberries and chocolate are a match made in heaven, and raspberry chocolate chip bars bring this delightful pairing to life. These bars are packed with sweet-tart raspberries and studded with rich, velvety chocolate chips, creating a mouthwatering dessert that’s impossible to resist.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 box of Notta Lotta Sugar chocolate chip cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries (if using frozen, thaw and drain them)

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chocolate chip cookie mix, softened butter, and the egg. Mix until a soft, cookie-like dough forms.
  • Take about two-thirds of the cookie dough mixture and press it evenly into the bottom of the prepared baking pan to form the bottom layer.
  • Evenly distribute the raspberries over the cookie dough layer.
  • Take the remaining one-third of the cookie dough mixture and crumble it over the top of the raspberries. This forms the top layer of the bars.
  • Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs (due to the raspberries).
  • Allow the bars to cool in the pan for about 15-20 minutes. Then, you can transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once the bars are completely cooled, cut them into squares or rectangles, and enjoy!

Notta Lotta Sugar This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, let your loved ones know how much you care with sweet and delightful treats. Show your affection and appreciation through homemade goodies that will make your loved ones feel special and cherished. The thought, love, and effort you put into these sweet treats will undoubtedly steal the hearts of anyone fortunate enough to enjoy them. Shop Lotta Products and get baking! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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