Sweet Sensations

How to Make Sewn Candy Pouches
Valentine's Day treats so simple to make they'll be gone in a heartbeat.
Mary Ellen Bartley
Mary Ellen Bartley

Be-Mine Butterflies

Having butterflies in your stomach is a very nice feeling -- as long as they're the ones topping these fancy cupcakes.

Makes: 18 cupcakes

Use these miniature desserts to spell out a special message for your Mom-to-be.

Petite Sweets

You don't need an oven to send your lovin' -- these bite-size beauties are made with store-bought cake.

Makes: 42 squares

Mary Ellen Bartley
Mary Ellen Bartley

Strawberry Sandwiches

Be cool and serve these refreshing frozen desserts.

Makes: 9 sandwiches

Mary Ellen Bartley
Mary Ellen Bartley

Stacking Hearts

Why settle for a square Valentine's Day cake when ours is so hip? This triple tower of hearts is created from a single 9-x-13-inch layer.

Makes: 14 servings

Hugs and Kisses

These crisp sugar cookies are letter-perfect.

Makes: about 2 dozen cookies

Mary Ellen Bartley
Mary Ellen Bartley

Lovely Lollipops

These treats have sweethearts all their own -- glasslike centers made of melted candy.

Makes: about 20 lollipops

Fill pretty candy pouches with conversation hearts for a classic Valentine's Day treat.

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