Valentine’s Day Treats Giveaway

I know it’s a little early, but Valentine’s Day is just over a month away and will be here before you know it.

It’s good to be prepared with edible gifts and the winner of this giveaway from Surprises by Mail can select from any one of the following items:


toffee squares


chocolate covered caramels

chocolate covered Oreos


chocolate covered espresso beans

chocolate fudge

peanut butter fudge

spicy seasoned pretzels

cinnamon sugar pretzels

M&M cookies

white chocolate chip and cranberry cookies

oatmeal raisin cookies

peanut butter cookies

chocolate chip cookies

toffee brownies

blond brownies

As I was looking over the selections, I realized I have recipes recipes for most of the items in case you prefer to make homemade gifts:

Toffee and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls (no-bake) instead of Toffee Squares

Caramel and Chocolate Gooey Bars instead of chocolate covered caramels

Chocolate Covered Oreos (no-bake)

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites (no-bake, vegan, gluten-free) for Buckeyes

Nutella Brownie Truffle Fudge (no-bake with vegan and GF options)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge (no-bake, gluten-free)

Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix (no-bake, make in 5 minutes)

Cinnamon Sugar Chocolate Pretzels (no-bake, vegan, GF, make in 5 minutes)

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies with M&M’s

Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (gluten-free)

Chocolate Chip and Chunk Cookies – my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe

Fudgy Nutella Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Coconut White Chocolate Chip Blondies

Using Rafflecopter, enter to win Valentine’s Day Treats making sure to leave a blog comment below in response to the first question.

Then follow the prompts for additional entries.

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  1. We are taking a small trip to Vegas with 4 other couples. A nice, little getaway…Probably find a quiet place to have a little dinner somewhere. Always wanted to visit Hubert Kellers’ restaurant.

  2. I’m not sure what my plans for Valentine’s Day will be yet but hopefully they will involve a nice dinner and plenty of chocolate!

  3. hmm, what to make for V-day? I want to attempt chocolate mousse. I mean the good stuff, I never made one before and I think that is what I want to make. I guess it depends on how Hubby is treating me, lol

  4. I make a red velvet cake every year!

  5. My plans for Valentine’s Day? Probably cooking something wonderful for my hubby. . maybe a Korean food dish. . and baking something sweet too. not 100% sure yet. . if we didn’t have kids, I would say, Valentine’s Day would be for my HUSBAND to plan. . but those days are over! :) We might go someplace fun over the weekend though! :)

  6. I will make a heart shaped chocolate cake

  7. I always make heart-shaped sugar cookies and frost them pink with sprinkles. Not too fancy, but the kids love ’em.

  8. I don’t have any plans set yet for Valentine’s Day.. I’m sure it will involve chocolate though :-)

  9. Love your blog. Valentines Day at our house is like any other day. Kind and sweet to everyone.

  10. Due to recent surgery I know my husband and I will be unable to celebrate by going out. This would be a nice treat to give to him for all he does for me each and every day.

  11. I plan on making those deep dish cookies!

  12. I’ll probably have a movie night

  13. We will probably see a sappy movie.

  14. Love your Blog Averie and you are a smart cookie to be thinking of Valentine’s Day already! So many wonderful ideas…yumm!! Thank you, PW

  15. Natalie J Vandenberghe Reply

    I usually make heart-shaped sugar cookies for my kids to decorate on Valentine’s Day. Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. no plans yet probably working

  17. I am planning on making chcolate dessrts and eating them with my fellow boyriend-less friends!

  18. For me, this Valentines’s Day I am going try out your recipe that you shared on Pinterest ~ “Red Velvet Cheesecake”. I usually do the regular Red Velvet Cake for the past 30 years. Gonna change it up and surprise him this year with something different thanks to you Averie! It’s time for a change! Now I’m sharing the recipe. =)

  19. I make a heart shaped chocolate cake

  20. Sweet treats for Valentine’s Day…I would love to make them all…Look out!

  21. A bunch of chocolate covered strawberries is a must for Valentine’s Day!

  22. Holy sugar overload I am having…but hey, I’m not complaining. I happen to LUH-UV all kids of sweets!

  23. Haven’t decided for sure yet, but I’m planning to make a raw dessert I’ve never attempted before. I have plenty of recipes to choose from, so it will depend on my mood and the items I have on hand.

  24. For Valentine’s Day, I usually make maple creams and reese’s temptations.

  25. I think I’ll make heart-shaped shortbread cookies with macadamia nuts that are dipped in chocolate. That’s for dessert, but I haven’t decided on the dinner menu yet since it’s only the beginning of January.

  26. I’ll be making heart shaped tarts filled with jam. They’re a family tradition. We only make them for Valentine’s Day, and I look forward to them every year!

  27. Valentine’s Day this year is going to be spent embrasing family and friends and showering them with love.

  28. I’ll make something real yummy as usual, but I’m not sure what yet.

  29. Uuuuu…Valentines? Shoot, it seems like I’m always buying my wife stuff :)

  30. I have been married to a wonderful man for about 33 yrs. At this point in our relationship he shows me everyday that I am special and that he loves me. I am blessed indeed. So I really donot need one day a year to remember that I am loved. We remember it and celebrate very quietly.

  31. I am making ribeye steak Mac and cheese and for dessert cute little mini red velvet cupcakes with heart shaped redhots to decorate the top!

  32. Husband will get a special goodie. Don’t know just want at this point.

  33. I’m thinking about doing fondue this year! I think it would be great to have our own little melting pot in our own home!

  34. It’s never too early to celebrate love: what a beautiful day! Love makes the world a better place!

  35. My husband and I will go out to dinner then come home and watch some movies :)

  36. I will probably not be making a special dessert as we have cut a lot of that out except for special occasions. The pictures look great and I plan on saving this post to look into each recipe more.
    Have a beautiful day!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Valentine’s Day is a special occasion but not my favorite at all. :( We chose not to celebrate it in our home. Just another day…….I know the chocolate and card companies do not like people like me and that is ok.

  37. I always make my heart-shaped chocolate chip cookie! The family expects it now. They eat it right down and I love to make heart-shaped anything.

  38. I usually make heart shaped cut out sugar cookies for the kids, but I also want to try your Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies with PB Cups & PB M&M’s – they look yummy!

  39. Happy Monday! Thanks for the opportunity– Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday :) My husband is taking me a romantic beachside bed and breakfast for v-day! I’m so excited!

    For our friends, family and some neighbors I like to make heart shaped brownies and cookies!


  40. A nice filet mignon with blue cheese and mushrooms followed by something chocolatey.

  41. I’ll be making dinner and going out to eat the Saturday before. I shop sales so who knows what we’ll have!

  42. we will probably cook a special dinner together!

  43. We actually don’t celebrate Valentines Day, but when I was little my mom would make PB bonbons every year. That’s the only time she’d make them. Maybe I need to learn.

  44. I’m going to make a nice valentine cake maybe decorated with some decorated heart shaped sugar cookies and candies.

  45. hopefully we will go out to eat at a lovely restaurant here in Walterboro called “Fat Jacks Grillin & Chillin”then maybe a movie

  46. My husband will probably take me out to eat..Nothing fancy..Might make cookies with the Grandchildren..Yum Yum

  47. Making heart shaped cookies with my babies!

  48. I want to try making a chocolate souffle this year! Wish me luck!

  49. Hubby and I can’t afford to go out or really buy anything, so we’re just planning to relax together and not worry about chores =)

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