DIY Valentine’s Day Coffee Spoons with Printable Tags

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DIY coffee spoons are so fun to make for so many occasions. Baby shower favors, bridal shower favors, the possibilities are endless.

My favorite thing about Valentine’s Day is all the chocolate. It comes in all forms and it doesn’t even matter if I’m single or not.

Valentine’s Day candy simply makes everything wonderful. We’ve decorated these chocolate spoons with hearts and pretty colors for Valentine’s Day, but feel free to get creative to make them for any holiday or event.

Valentine's Day Chocolate Dipped spoons decorated.

DIY Chocolate Coffee Spoons with Free Printables

Combining chocolate with my other favorite vice–coffee–is just a set up for greatness. Chocolate-dipped spoons are the ultimate way to stir your coffee into a heavenly concoction.

Easily switch up your decorations to fit any theme. Get creative with your favorite colors, designs, and just let your artistic side shine.

These cute little spoons make an awesome homemade Valentine’s Day Gift for just about anyone. They’d be perfect for the office break room and can even be great for kids to use in their hot chocolate!

They are super easy to make. Create a homemade gift of dry hot chocolate mix with a couple chocolate spoons for a cozy present to anyone.

Reasons to Love Making Chocolate Spoons

  • Personal touch: Making a gift by hand adds a personal touch that store-bought gifts can’t match. Your loved one will appreciate the effort and thoughtfulness that goes into a DIY gift.
  • Cost-effective: DIY gifts are often more cost-effective than buying something from a store, especially if you already have most of the materials on hand.
  • Delicious treat: Chocolate-covered spoons are a decadent treat that most people will love. They’re perfect for a sweet and romantic gesture.
  • Easy to make: This DIY project is straightforward and easy to follow, making it a great choice for anyone, regardless of their crafting experience.
  • Customizable: With the included free printable tags, you can add a personal touch to your gift with cute Valentine’s Day sayings. You can also choose different types of chocolate and toppings to make the spoons unique.
  • Fun to create: Making something by hand is a fun and creative process, and it’s a great way to spend quality time with a loved one or friend. Make them with your friends for Galentine’s Day!
  • Upcycle: If you have a lot of disposable spoons leftover from a party, wash them up and cover them in chocolate!
Chocolate dipped Valentine's Day spoons sitting by a cup of coffee.

Supplies Needed to Make Chocolate-Covered Spoons

Here’s what you need to make chocolate-covered spoons. Any measurements are in the how-to card below.

  • Plastic spoons – I like the silver ones and I also got a smaller size just for fun
  • Chocolates – White, Dark, and I used a Red one for decorating
  • Fun Sprinkles (edible glitter hearts are so cool!)
  • Clear bags for wrapping the spoons up to gift
  • Decorative string or ribbons
  • Double-boiler (simply set a glass bowl over a pot of boiling water)
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Wax paper
  • Toothpicks
  • Printable tags – print them for free below
  • Scissors – to cut out the tags
Collage of pictures during the process of making chocolate covered spoons.

How to Make Chocolate Coffee Spoons

Step 1: Gather supplies and line a baking sheet with wax paper.

Step 2: Set up double-boilers. I used two pots and two glass bowls for the dark and white chocolate, but then melted the red baking chips in a glass dish in the microwave.

Step 3: Once everything is melted, dip your spoons. Evenly coat them and then place them on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

Step 4: While the chocolate is still cooling, decorate. Recruit creative minds if necessary. (Adam LOVES this job–but refuses to admit it.) Use sprinkles or drizzle different colored chocolates over the spoons. Using a toothpick is fun to create swirly designs.

Step 5: Let cool in the fridge for at least 20 minutes before putting in baggies and tying with a ribbon or string.

I Like you a Latte tag with a chocolate covered spoon.

What to Gift with the Spoons

Chocolate-covered spoons can be paired with a variety of items to create a complete and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift. Here are some suggestions:

  • Hot drinks: The chocolate-covered spoons are perfect for stirring into hot drinks like coffee or hot chocolate. Include the spoons along with a bag of coffee or packages of hot chocolate.
  • Gift basket: Put the chocolate-covered spoons in a gift basket with other treats like cookies, candies, or gourmet hot chocolate mix.
  • Flowers: If you’re going the traditional route of candies and flowers for Valentine’s Day, include a bouquet of flowers.
  • Homemade goodies: Consider adding other homemade goodies to your gift, such as cookies, hot chocolate melts, coffee melts, brownies, or cake.

Recipe Substitutions and Variations

  • Chocolate type: Experiment with different types of chocolate, such as dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, or candy melts. You can also use a mixture of different chocolates for a unique flavor.
  • Toppings: Add toppings like sprinkles, crushed nuts, dried fruit, or crushed cookies for extra texture and flavor. Use edible glitter and luster dust to add shimmer and sparkle.
  • Flavored syrups: Stir in flavored syrups, such as caramel, hazelnut, or peppermint, into the melted chocolate for a fun twist.
  • Spices: Add a pinch of spices, such as cinnamon or nutmeg, to the melted chocolate for a warm and cozy flavor.
  • Extracts: Add extracts, such as vanilla or almond extract, to the melted chocolate for an extra touch of flavor.
  • Coconut oil: Stir in a bit of coconut oil to the melted chocolate to make it smoother and easier to work with.
Several decorated stirring spoons with different tags for Valentine's day.

How to Store

To store the coffee spoons, it’s best to keep them at room temperature in an airtight container away from sources of moisture for up to two weeks. It’s also a good idea to place a sheet of wax paper or parchment paper between each spoon if you’re stacking them.

DIY Notes and FAQ

Can I use toppings other than what’s listed in the recipe?

Absolutely! You can add any toppings you like, such as sprinkles, crushed nuts, dried fruit, or crushed cookies. Get creative and have fun with it!

What can I use if I don’t have a double boiler?

If you don’t have a double boiler, you can create a makeshift one by placing a heat-safe bowl over a pot of simmering water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water.

Can I make these chocolate spoons for other occasions?

Yes, you can make these chocolate spoons for any occasion, not just Valentine’s Day. Simply switch up the toppings and printable tags to suit the occasion.

Where is the free printable?

Click here to print the tags.

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Valentine's Day Chocolate-Covered Spoons

DIY Valentine's Day Chocolate Dipped spoons with printable gift tags

A simple and delicious DIY project, these chocolate-covered spoons are the perfect Valentine's Day gift. Customizable with different chocolates and toppings, they're a fun and personal touch. Comes with free printable tags for a sweet and thoughtful gesture.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Setting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Plastic Spoons
  • Melting Chocolates
  • Fun Sprinkles
  • Clear Bags
  • Decorative String or Ribbons
  • Wax Paper
  • Toothpicks
  • Printable Tags (free printable in the blog post)

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Double-boiler
  • Cookie Sheet

Instructions

  1. Gather supplies and line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Set up double-boilers using two pots and two glass bowls for the dark and white chocolate. Melt red baking chips in a glass dish in the microwave.
  3. Dip your spoons into the melted chocolate and evenly coat them, then place on the lined baking sheet.
  4. While the chocolate is still cooling, decorate with sprinkles or drizzle different colored chocolates over the spoons using a toothpick for fun swirly designs.
  5. Let the chocolate spoons cool in the fridge for at least 20 minutes before placing in baggies and tying with a ribbon or string.

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Chocolate covered coffee spoons with Valentine's day tags.

Chocolate dipped spoons are a DIY project that you can get all kinds of creative with. Use them in a hot chocolate bar during the holidays, make a coffee corner for a brunch with the girls, even decorate some for your favorite movie on movie night. Get fancy!

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41 Comments

  1. This is right up my alley…a thoughtful gift that is EASY! I can send these to family for Valentine’s day! THank you for the idea and easy directions!

  2. This is a really good idea, I love this. I can’t wait to give this a try. Thank you for sharing this recipe post.

  3. Oh, these are super cute! What a fun idea. 🙂 Please come share your blog posts over at the Home Matters Linky Party! We’d love to have you for a visit. The Door is OPEN! 🙂

    ~Lorelai
    Life With Lorelai

  4. This is a cute idea! I see fancy spoons in my travels at thrift shops or tag sales, you can make some fancy treats with this!!!

  5. These are so adorable, and I know tons of people who would love to receive these for Valentine’s Day! I will have to try and make these. Thanks for the idea and recipe!

  6. Love this idea for Valentine’s Day. Thanks for linking up to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Many Blessings,
    Diane Roark
    recipesforourdailybread

  7. This is great for making mug gifts for people. I love the coffee spoons with the hearts in the center, perfect to put in baskets as well.

  8. What a great easy idea. This would make a great valentine’s gift. I have never had chocolate spoons in coffee before but I think I will like them.

  9. Super cute idea, and I Love Hot Chocolate, with all the snow NYC got this week I am thinking a cup of cocoa might not be a bad idea right now! 🙂

  10. These are so cute and they look like they are super easy to make. Looks like you can’t mess them up also.

  11. That’s wonderful! I think I’ll make some as one of my husband’s Valentine’s Day gifts. Thanks for the great idea!

  12. Chocolate in the plastic spoons with great decorations look like great Valentine’s Day gifts. Thanks for the idea!

  13. Very cute! I like my own beverages almost boiling, so melting plastic spoons concern me a little bit, but that’s just me 🙂

  14. Oh! I want these for Valentine’s Day!

    Thanks so much for the inspiration and for sharing on Show Me Saturday!
    ~ Ashley

  15. What a cute idea for Valentine’s. Pinning. Thank you so much for linking up to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Many Blessings,
    Diane Roark
    recipesforourdailybread
    ouramericantravels

  16. Ha! these are so cute, I was thinking of doing this on a regular spoon and having it ready for my husband on Valentine’s day.

  17. Great idea! Featuring you at the linky party today. Thanks so much for linking up!
    <3 Christina @ I Gotta Create!

  18. These were a hit, as I can see now. As you know, we featured you. And shared on FB. Pinned also! Thanks for linking up at Sunday Features!!!

  19. this is too adorable. I’m going to do it for our coming anniversary since Valentine’s Day just passed. thanks for sharing

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