Target's Heart-Shaped Cookie Skillets Are Perfect For Valentine's Day

More than 50 million pounds of chocolate are sold during Valentine's Day week, with many people buying their own box of chocolate, according to So, why be like everyone else? Surprise your better half, latest love interest, or close family and friends with a heart-shaped cookie skillet for Valentine's Day. Color them impressed with your creativity and baking skills!

According to Delish, you can find a Reese's peanut butter heart-shaped cookie skillet and a Hershey's special dark heart-shaped brownie skillet at Target right now. The Reese's heart-shaped cookie skillet is $7.49 and contains enough batter mix to make three servings (3.4 ounces), along with an adorable, reusable heart-shaped cast iron skillet (via Target). The Hershey's heart-shaped brownie skillet is $7.99 and contains one ounce less mix than the cookie skillet (2.4 ounces), but it's labeled as one serving (via Target). Sounds more realistic for those who love hot-out-of-the-oven cookies and brownies.

What to do with a cookie skillet

According to Southern Living, cast iron skillets are a must-have in any kitchen. Not only are they great for frying chicken and searing steak, but you may be surprised at the amazing cookies they produce. Because of the heat that's retained in a cast iron skillet, cookies end up chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside. It's one of the reasons we see cookie skillets on restaurant menus — they're easy to make (no rolling or dropping dough) and are great for sharing. Once they come out of the oven, you can just slice the size of cookie you desire.

The Reese's and Hershey's heart-shaped skillets are a fun way to cap off a Valentine's Day dinner spent at home. The next morning, why not use the heart-shaped skillet to make a Dutch baby pancake or a frittata to keep the love going? Want more ways to use your new cast iron skillet? How about a heart-shaped pizza or cornbread? Frankly, who needs Valentine's Day to enjoy something in the shape of a heart? Love is a year-round treat!