Sunday, February 10, 2013

Valentine's Day Treats

Looking for something to make with your little one for Valentine's Day?  Here are a few quick and easy ideas free of many of the top allergens...

  • Microwave Brownies cut into heart shapes and dusted with powdered sugar! (see recipe below)
  • Candy Cane Hearts! (place 2 mini candy canes on a wax paper lined tray so they form a heart and fill with safe melted chocolate and sprinkles)
  • Rice Krispies Treats cut into heart shapes! (swap some of the Rice Krispies cereal with Pebbles cereal for a little extra flavor and a pop of color)
  • Melt some safe chocolate chips and pour into heart shaped candy molds. (I used Enjoy Life Mega Chunks)

Microwave Brownies
1 banana, mashed
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour (can use 1/2 cup white & 1/2 cup whole wheat)
4 Tbsp cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips

Mix all ingredients well and pour into a greased 8x8 glass pan.  Microwave on high for 4 minutes.  Let cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.