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Valentine’s Day is for making sweet heart shaped chocolate treats for the ones you love. These white chocolate hearts are incredibly easy to make and a pretty foolproof Valentine’s treat. Why buy from the store when you can make homemade Valentine’s candy at home? These easy Valentine’s treats are super quick, and if you are on a time crunch, these treats can be made the night before any event. If you have always wanted to learn how to make chocolate hearts, this Valentine’s bark bites recipe is for you! No one can resist some DIY Valentine’s chocolate in a pretty box.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts using silicone molds and melting wafers. Homemade Valentine's candy is so easy!

Add a touch of whimsy to your Valentine’s Day celebrations with homemade white chocolate heart candy! These sweet treats are the perfect combination of creamy white chocolate and charming heart-shaped design. They make for a thoughtful gift for your sweetheart or a tasty treat to share with friends and family. Plus, they’re super easy to make at home, too.

If you love these chocolate hearts, what about making some adorable mini cone cupcakes next? These peanut butter and chocolate cupcakes are also addictive, and, for a non-food Valentine’s Day gift, pom pom bookmarks are nice!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts using silicone molds and melting wafers. Homemade Valentine's candy is so easy!

Just follow the instructions for how to make chocolate hearts, and pop these delicious Valentine’s Day sweets into the refrigerator. Then you just watch the magic begin!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts using silicone molds and melting wafers. Homemade Valentine's candy is so easy!

Homemade Chocolate Candy Ingredients

There are just a few simple ingredients needed to make these homemade candy heart treats. You will need white chocolate or baking wafers, Valentine candy and Valentine sprinkles. If you are using real chocolate, semi sweet chocolate chips or milk chocolate chunks work great for homemade chocolate. If you want to use dark chocolate to make dark chocolate hearts – that will work, too!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make homemade Valentine chocolate heart candy.

How to Make Heart Shaped Chocolate Treats

To make chocolate candy treats, you need a heart-shaped silicone mold to make these however, the silicone candy mold can be plain hearts or have words. For the ingredients, buy the best quality white chocolate or colored baking wafers (candy melts or chocolate bark) that you can find. You can purchase baking wafers from the craft store, online or at a baking supply store. You can also sometimes find at the grocery store.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts using silicone molds and melting wafers. Homemade Valentine's candy is so easy!

Once you have the chocolate and the heart mold, you one step away from creating these magical treats. Melt chocolate and/or wafers carefully in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl or a double boiler. Add some of your favourite Valentine’s sprinkles or candy into your shape before placing the melted chocolate into the mold! You can use a piping bag or a plastic baggie with the corner cut off to add the chocolate to the mold with less mess.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make homemade Valentine chocolate heart candy.

Wipe away the excess chocolate to clean up the mold. Chill chocolate hearts to set. That is all it takes to make homemade Valentine’s Day candy.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make homemade Valentine chocolate heart candy.

I used pink, white, and blush sprinkles, but feel free to use whatever you like, anything will work and everyone will love these tasty white chocolate hearts!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts using silicone molds and melting wafers. Homemade Valentine's candy is so easy!

There are many kinds of sprinkles and candies that would work well in this homemade treats recipe. The great thing about homemade Valentine’s candy is that you can customize it the way that you like or the recipient of these chocolate treats would like. I like using Valentine M&Ms and cinnamon hearts.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

This homemade chocolate candy can be placed in a cellophone bag or in a pretty box. It is that easy to pull those gifts together.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

Chocolate candy hearts make the perfect sweet treat for class parties or gift giving. Homemade chocolate candy hearts will become a Valentine tradition.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

Homemade Valentine’s Candy

Feel free to add milk or dark chocolate into your molds if you are not a fan of white chocolate! The great thing about this homemade chocolate hearts recipe is you can customize it any way you like or how your friends or family like, everyone will love how you paid attention to detail. These heart shaped chocolate treats are always a bit hit.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

When you are done making your heart shaped chocolate treats try creating a heart-shaped box to place your gifts inside, your loved ones will love this!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

Did you know that in 1868 the chocolate company Cadbury started putting chocolates in fancy heart-shaped boxes for Valentine’s Day? Since then, the heart-shaped boxes have been associated with Valentine’s Day. However, these chocolate heart candy treats are even better since they are made with love by hand.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make white chocolate hearts. Heart shaped DIY Valentine chocolate is easy to make.

Chocolate Valentine Candy FAQs

How long does it take the candy to set in the molds?

When you are finished assembling the candy, put the heart molds into the refrigerator for about an hour to allow the hearts to set. You can speed this process up by placing the candy hearts into the freezer.

How do you store homemade chocolate candy?

You can store the chocolate candy hearts in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Place a piece of parchment paper or wax paper between layers of candies. Before serving the hearts, leave them out at room temperature so they soften to eat.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares how to make homemade Valentine chocolate heart candy.

White Chocolate Hearts Recipe

5 from 44 votes

White Chocolate Hearts

By: Bella Bucchiotti
Make some heart shaped chocolate treats for the ones you love. These white chocolate hearts are easy to make and pretty foolproof Valentine treat. You can make homemade Valentine's candy on your own. No one can resist some DIY Valentine chocolate.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 32

Ingredients 

  • 3 Cups white chocolate chips, chunks or wafers (good quality)
  • 3 Cups melting wafers, pink
  • 1/4 Cup sprinkles, heart shaped
  • 1/2 Cup candy, M&Ms
  • 1/2 Cup jelly beans, heart shaped, optional or other candy
  • 1/4 Cup cinnamon candy, hearts

Instructions 

  • Place toppings (candy, sprinkles) in the bottom of a heart shaped silicone heart mold.
  • Melt chocolate and/or wafers carefully in the microwave or a double boiler.
  • Slowly pour the white chocolate into the molds over the toppings.
  • Repeat with the pink wafers.
  • Refrigerate and when set, remove from molds.

Notes

Quantity made will vary depending on size of molds

Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg
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Let me know if you try these white chocolate hearts. If you always wanted to try to make homemade Valentine’s candy, this is an easy recipe to start with. Make these easy homemade chocolate hearts into a gift box for someone special.

Do you have any other favorite easy Valentine’s treats that you make? Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤❤

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Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.

 

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