Mini heart-shaped pizzas

Brandi Bidot

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These adorable mini heart-inspired pizzas are the perfect Valentine’s recipe for your kids to make. Roll out the dough, top and bake. Simple, easy and made with love.

Mini heart shaped pizzas

Make a sweet and easy family dinner for a Valentine’s Day night in. We all love pizza — especially kids! These Valentine’s Day-inspired pizzas are quick and simple for Mom since you can let your kids prepare them all by themselves. Set out bowls filled with cheeses, toppings and sauce for your kids to decorate with.

Mini heart-shaped pizzas recipe

Yields 6-8 mini pizzas depending on size

Ingredients:

  • 1 ball fresh pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. On a floured surface, roll the dough out to about 1/4-inch thickness. Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, begin cutting hearts out from the dough and place on the baking sheet.
  3. Spoon the pizza sauce over the tops of each heart and top with shredded cheese. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the pizzas are golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven and garnish with fresh basil if desired. Best served warm.

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Brandi Bidot
Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic eating and tries to eat as natural and as unprocessed as possible. Frequenting farmers markets for the freshest produce possible, Brandi prefers to cook all of her family’s meals at home. She has a background in nutrition and photography and is the creator of the food blog Simplylovefood.com.