People always say that homemade gifts are the most thoughtful, so why not bake for your Valentine or BFF this year? Not only do these often cost less than buying a gift, they are a little more personal!
1. DIY Jammie Dodgers
Jammie Dodgers are a classic cookie, these Valentine’s appropriate ones would make a nice gift in a box or tin and they're just so damn tasty. Plus, you can personalize them even down to the flavor of the jam, just choose your bae's favorite flavor. This recipe is from Jane's Patisserie and you can find it in full, here.
2. Raspberry meringue kisses
These super easy meringue kisses look really effective in a glass jar. You could use any color gel food coloring for these, perhaps try their favorite color for a really personal touch or even mix and match with a few batches and some different colors. Thanks to Domestic Gothess for this one!
3. Candy cane lollipops
Post-Christmas is a fantastic time to pick up lower-priced candy canes, so why not grab some and make these adorable lollipops? Cheap and seriously cute. Check out this BBC Good Food recipe for the know-how!
4. Cake pops
Cake pops are one of those treats that make ideal gifts. Use their favorite flavor chocolate, or if you have a particular color in mind, pick up some candy to melt to make life even easier.
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