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How to make Heart Shaped Strawberry Pastries for Valentine's Day

Author Marina J (Mommy Snippets)


  • 1 package premade pie crust comes with 2 crusts
  • 1 package cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup strawberry jam Homemade jam is the best!
  • Butter for brushing
  • Sugar sprinkles for topping


  1. First, mix up your cream cheese filling by combining cream cheese, powdered sugar, and
  2. vanilla in a bowl. Mix with a hand mixer until evenly blended and smooth.
  3. Roll out your crust and cut into an equal number of heart shapes.
  4. Spread out half your hearts onto a baking sheet.
  5. Drop 1 tbsp of cream cheese mixture onto each heart, and go around spreading out, making
  6. sure to leave a finger width around all edges.
  7. Top each of those with ½ tbsp strawberry jam.
  8. Place the second half of your hearts directly on top of each one on your baking sheet, and press all sides down with a fork to seal. *Make sure not to press in the middle of your hearts*
  9. Lightly brush each heart with melted butter. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350.
  10. When fully cooked, brush again with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
  11. Let cool and serve!