Culture & Lifestyle
Published February 11, 2019

Make Marvel Conversation Heart Treats for Your Sweetheart This Valentine's Day

Let your loved ones know what's in your heart with these classic Marvel sayings!

Valentine's Day is this Thursday, February 14 and there is no better way to get to the heart of the matter than with the exchanging of traditional conversation heart candies. 

Whether you've got a tumultuous relationship like Peter and Felicia,  a grid to breakdown your status like the Runaways, or eyeing a hunka' hunka' burnin' love like Johnny Storm, we've got you. With the help of Jenn Fujikawa, our resident foodie, we've got a sweet treat recipe to show your loved ones how much they mean to you the Marvel way!

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats

MARVEL CONVERSATION HEART TREATS
RECIPE BY JENN FUJIKAWA (@JUSTJENN)

You'll Need:

2-½ inch heart-shaped cookie cutter
#7 pipe tip
#3 pipe tip

Ingredients:

6 cups strawberry-flavored rice cereal
10 oz (40 regular-sized) marshmallows
2 tbsp butter

Icing Ingredients:

5 cups powdered sugar
6 tbsp warm water
3 tbsp meringue powder
pink food gel dye
purple food gel dye
yellow food gel dye
red food gel dye

Directions:

Step One: Prep a 9x13 pan with non-stick spray. Set aside.

Step Two: In a large pot, melt butter and marshmallows over low heat. Stir until melted, then remove from the heat and add the strawberry rice cereal. Stir until well coated.

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats - Prep

Step Three: Press mixture into the prepped pan using a buttered spatula or buttered parchment. Let cool completely.

Step Four: Use the heart cookie cutter to cut out shapes.

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats - Cut Hearts

Step Five: In the bowl of an electric mixer, stir together the powdered sugar and the meringue powder. Slowly add the water until the icing is combined. Add a teaspoon of water if necessary, to get the right consistency.

Step Six: Take out ¼ cup of icing and place in a small bowl. Use the red food gel dye to color. Set aside.

Step Seven: Separate the remaining icing into three bowls, using food gel dye to color one bowl pink, the second one purple, and the third bowl yellow.

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats - Icing

Step Eight: With a #7 tip and pink icing, pipe an outline onto the treats. Flood the heart with icing, then use a toothpick to clean up the edges. Let dry. Repeat on the remaining heart treats with the other icing colors.

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats - Pipe

Step Nine: Use a #3 tip and red icing to pipe words onto the hearts.

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats - Pipe Sayings

Step Ten: Once the icing has dried, they’re ready to serve!

Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats
Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats
Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats
Valentine's Day: Marvel Conversation Heart Treats

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