If you’re looking for some Valentine’s Day treat ideas for school then these cute love bugs should do the trick.
It’s that time of year again when Valentine’s Day comes along to brighten up February. The world is full of pink hearts, roses, and sweet messages.
The downside is that you need to rustle up some Valentine’s treats for the class party. A fun way to achieve this is to get the kids involved to make the fun treat themselves. For that, you need a cute idea that even little kids can make. These adorable love bugs are the perfect recipe and don’t take a lot of time to make.
Using just four simple ingredients and a little creative flair, these delicious cookies look like special treats with a Wow! factor.
Oreo Love Bugs
Servings: 15 Cookies
Prep: 20 minutes| Set Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
1 cup red candy melts
Black writing gel or edible marker
Edible googly candy eyes
Melt red candy melts in the microwave for 2 minutes.
Use a toothpick to add 2 dots of red candy melts to the Oreo where the eyes will go
Place the googly eye onto the red dots
Once candy melt is hardened on the oreo, use black writing gel or marker to make a straight line down the red area, and add a few hearts on each side of the line.
If you feel this is too fiddly, then simply add some chocolate chips as spots on the back of the bug.
These sweet treats are so simple to make that the kids can do it, themselves. You don’t even need a heart-shaped cookie cutter or any fancy equipment for these homemade treats. Take them to school parties, give them out as party favors or pop them into a lunchbox as a school snack.
Store these Valentine’s Oreos in an airtight container for a day or two. They are super easy to transport to school and easy snacks to share.
Another fun thing to do around Valentine’s Day would be a treasure hunt around your home. You could even make the love bugs and use them as your treasure to be found at the end of the hunt.
If you are having a Valentine’s Day party, then you could serve these alongside some red velvet puppy chow, strawberry shortcake and Valentine’s Day popcorn. Get some decorations for the table and the room from the dollar store to help create a party atmosphere. make sure you get some pink or red balloons as these are the perfect way to shout ‘PARTY’!
You might also like to make these fun pink bubblegum bath bombs. They’re the perfect Valentine’s Day treat ideas for school gifts that don’t involve food
Valentine’s Day Oreo Love Bugs
- 15 Oreo biscuits
- 1 cup red candy melts
- Black writing gel or edible marker
- Edible googly eyes
- Melt red candy melts in the microwave for 2 minutes.
- Dip each Oreo half way in the melted candy melts
- Use a toothpick to add 2 dots of red candy melts to the Oreo where the eyes will go
- Place the googly eye onto the red dots
- Once candy melt is hardened on the oreo, use black writing gel or marker to make a straight line down the red area, and add a few hearts on each side of the line.
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