Heart Shaped Food That Won’t Break The Bank

Budget Friendly Valentines Day Food

Sticking to your budget? Good! Keep it up! We have a few fun and festive heart shaped food ideas for Valentines so you can celebrate without breaking the bank! Since you have to eat anyway, making your meal the Valentines decoration-celebration is a 2-fer. Save money and celebrate with our top picks for fun Valentines food finds under $20. PLEASE leave your ideas in the comments so we can add them to our list!

Heart Shaped Donuts

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Donuts are a family favorite at our house – a treat we don’t get too often! Valentine’s is a great excuse to grab some special Valentines Donuts – they are ADORABLY decorated and well under $20! You can find them at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts, and of course check with your locally owned donut shop for their special creations for Valentines!


Heart Shaped Waffles

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We love our breakfast, and you can find a heart shaped waffle maker at most big box retailers for under $20. And bonus, you can use it year after year, so it’s not a one trick pony!

Heart Shaped Pizzas at Home

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Don’t fancy yourself a pizza chef? Don’t worry, neither do we! Buy some pre-made crusts and with a pair of scissors you can transform a plain old circle into a heart shaped food for dinner. Boom! Okay you lose a little crust…but it’s budget friendly and fun! Kids especially love making their own pizzas!

Valentines Cookies

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Valentine’s is all about that sweet tooth! You can find heart shaped cookies or Valentines decorated pink and white cookies at any big box retailer. This year we found a heart shaped oreo cookie decorating kit at Costco for a super deal and we found a dozen Valentines sugar cookies on sale on Amazon Fresh for two bucks! But you can find lots of options at your local grocery for Valentine’s Cookies for under $10!

Heart Shaped Gummy Lunchables

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Don’t send this to school for lunch…but it’s super cute! Gummy crackers, gummy cheese, and gummy meat slices – kids can build their own little lunchable sandwiches in a heart shaped lunchable box…but gummy! Who says you can’t play with your food! You can find this heart shaped food for kids at many big box stores like Target.


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