I like to bake or make candy on Valentine’s Day and give it to my friends. Otherwise, I do not like Valentine’s Day. Except for a brief period in my life when my son was at home and I would get HUGE heart shaped boxes of chocolates with stuffed animals attached to the outside and then later Godiva chocolates, it has always been a day of disappointment for me. I wear red and look for my heart shaped jewelry to wear like an old maid, but I really hate it.
This year I made peanut butter cookies from Flour. I’ve got plastic bags with hearts on them and I will fill them with cookies and deliver them to my good neighbors. Just a regular Barefoot Contessa. I do get a certain joy from the whole process.
They came out great: