Gingerbread Hearts cookies & milk, valentine cookie treat, valentine's day

My little one and I wanted to bake some cookies today so I thought it would be fun to give them a little Valentine’s spin and share this easy but adorable cookie Valentine tutorial with you! I used to love baking cookies from scratch but these days I don’t always have the time so I often grab a package of “ready-to-bake” cookies at the grocery. This pack of gingerbread cookies has been delicious and great for baking just a few at a time. Which also means there are fewer cookies sitting around begging to be munched on!

Gingerbread Hearts cookies & milk, valentine cookie treat, valentine's day, how-to make heart cookiesThe secret to making these little guys is to cut them with a small heart cookie cutter immediately when they come out of the oven {photos 1 & 2} Then cut a little slit in the base of the heart so they will hang on the rim of your glass {photo 3}.

Gingerbread Hearts cookies & milk, valentine cookie treat, valentine's day, pink & white paper straws

Add a sweet pink and white striped paper straw and voila! you have an easy and delicious snack plus a sweet way to show someone just how special they are!

Gingerbread Hearts cookiesI love a simple project like this that yields such an adorable presentation. Now that’s one of my favorite ways to Celebrate Everyday Life!

Gingerbread Heart cookies on pink and white check napkin and vintage silver trayI hope you’ll give this a try to brighten up your next cookie break!

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Happy Celebrating!

Jennifer Carroll. Celebrating Everyday Life blog

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