Valentine’s Sweets, Treats and Ideas

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to make treats for.  Sweets and treats both simple and elaborate can be used to show love to those around us.  The simple color palate of red, white and pink can be adjusted to feel charmingly old fashioned or stylish and modern. 
I’ve gathered a few of my favorite sweets, and then also some of my favorite “treats” from a variety of lovely shops to give you a bit of inspiration for Valentine’s Day. 
Top row (L to R)
Cranberry White Chocolate Bars (recipe)
Chocolate rolled cookies (recipe) decorated with royal icing (recipe).
Chocolate Cupcake (recipe) with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe).
Bottom row (L to R)
Chocolate Cupcakes (recipe) with Chcolate Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe).
Chocolate Cupcakes (recipe), frosted, then topped with rolled fondant and a fondant bow.
Chocolate rolled cookies (recipe) decorated with royal icing (recipe).
*All images above by Glory Albin (Glorious Treats)
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1.  Pink and brown cupcake liners from Simply Caked.
2.  Chocolate Macarons from The Macaronner.
3.  Fondant cupcake toppers by Kids Cakes.
4.  Heart shirt by Modern Frills.
5.  Personalized labels by Littlebeane Boutique.
6.  Pink treat bags by Shop Sweet Lulu.
7.  Bakers twine (color is Maraschino) by The Twinery.
8.  Handmade fabric banner by Blue Moon Studios.

*Images above by the shops listed 

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19 Responses to “Valentine’s Sweets, Treats and Ideas”

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    Love Being A Nonny — January 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    Love all these because I LOVE LOVE everything about Valentine's Day!!

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    Bridgett — January 23, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    What's not to love about Valentine's day and the lovely colors and fun decorations….This is such a delightful post!

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    Sweet Craft Cakes — January 23, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Love everything!!!

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    Pink Martini — January 23, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    The cutest cupcake cookies ever! :)

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    Tammy@EventsByTammy — January 23, 2011 at 11:20 pm

    I love all of the pretty treats!

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    Chele — January 24, 2011 at 12:14 am

    How pretty and sweet they look! I'm about to embarking on a valentines day cookie baking spree of my own today so I may refer back for inspiration ;0)

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    Amy K — January 24, 2011 at 4:05 am

    Everything is beautiful. Looking forward to the white chocolate/cranberry bar recipe. My family loves cranberries.

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    HiLLjO — January 24, 2011 at 5:09 am

    Love the ideas!!! Always a huge fan of the Glory-ous cookies.

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    SweetSugarBelle — January 24, 2011 at 10:02 am

    Gorgeous post. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. Did I mention beautiful…what I wouldn't give for the Glory touch (the Martha Stewart version of the midas touch) you make everything beautiful!

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    Whimsy Cookie Co. — January 24, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    Wow..just beautiful .. all of it!! I feel like a kid in a candy store when I look at your posts! :)

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    Cecilia — January 24, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    Yum! I want to get some of those macaroons! All these are so pretty! You take amazing pictures! I hope you're going to post pictures from Joy's birthday soon!

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    Peabody — January 24, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    Super cute stuff!

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    The Little Cupcake Company — January 24, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    These are all soooo gorgeous and a huge inspiration – Valentines Day is not so big here but my mission will be to make it bigger – your blog is just looking better and better every time I check in -you are a star!

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    Bek — January 26, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    Just beautiful. Thank you for sharing your ideas. :)

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    HALLELUJAHS — February 11, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    These look amazingly delicious! Yum, thanks for sharing all these goodies and recipes! Featured them on my blog this week! Have a great weekend!

    Blessings to you,

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    terrid614 — February 14, 2011 at 7:12 am

    i LOVE this fun post! happy valentines day!!

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    Jerri Rivers — January 26, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    What a wonderful array of treats! I'm featuring as my Pinterest Pick for my Friday Favorites event this week. Come by, grab my featured button, and link up with us if you'd like!

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    Esmee — February 20, 2014 at 9:57 am

    The link of the cranberry chocolate bar doesn’t work anymore..


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