With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, turn your kitchen into your own chocolate factory and pour your heart into making these easy and delicious homemade treats everyone will love.
1. Rocky road
This classic chocolate bar filled with marshmallows, peanuts and dark chocolate is an easy recipe your children can help with. It only takes minutes to make and will satisfy your chocolate cravings. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir occasionally. Add condensed milk, peanuts and marshmallows into the mixture. Then, pour into a pan and refrigerate until firm. Finally, you can cut into squares and serve the snack.
2. Cookies and Cream
A tasty favourite for all ages. This recipe is fun to make and delicious to taste test. The ingredients list is also simple consisting of white chocolate chips or chopped white chocolate and Oreos (or a similar type of cookie). Be sure to put in as many Oreo chunks as you can for extra yumminess!
3. Dark chocolate and salted caramel chocolate bars
Most of us love the combination of dark chocolate and salted caramel. Hearts will melt when you hand out these treats drenched in dark chocolate layered with melt-in-your-mouth salty caramel sauce. Make sure to let the caramel cool off on the chocolate for at least four hours.
4. Candy crunch
A favourite amongst the youngsters, this dark chocolate bar topped with Rice Krispies, Kit Kat bars, Maltesers and M&M’s is a sweet dream come true. This glorious bar of yummy goodness is super easy and fun to make. You can even choose different candy toppings to make your Valentine swoon.
5. Chocolate mint matcha crunch bar
This one is for all the matcha lovers out there! This healthy chocolate bar is coated with chocolate goodness sprinkled in matcha powder and oats with a mint twist. This treat might take more time than the others, but it’s sure worth the wait.
6. Cranberry white chocolate
The combination of cranberry and white chocolate make for a delightful snack. The bar is filled with dried cranberries and white chocolate chips. When baked and cooled, they are drenched in a white chocolate cream cheese frosting, more dried cranberries and melted white chocolate chips.
7. Dark chocolate almond
Your Valentines will devour this scrumptious treat packed with dark chocolate, roasted almonds, vanilla extract and sea salt. The recipe is quick and only requires the basic baking essentials such as a whisk, a bowl and a baking sheet. These chocolate bars are vegan, gluten-free and filled with chocolate galore.
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