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Cookie Filled Unicorn Heart Candies

Unicorn Heart Candies are a great way to show how magical and special they are this Valentines’ day.   

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Unicorn Heart Candies have a delicious surprise in the center. A chocolate sandwich cookie is tucked in the middle for extra flavor and as a delightful and unexpected surprise.  (it also saves on the amount of chocolate you will have to use) 

What do I need to Make Unicorn Heart Candies. 

  1. A silicone heart mold
  2. White and pink, candy melts
  3. Silicone mold for the unicorn horn
  4. Chocolate sandwich cookies
  5. Sprinkles
  6. Gold or yellow ink pen to color the horn
unicorn heart candies

Let’s Make the Unicorn Heart Candies. 

  1. Melt the candy melts in the microwave or on top of the stove.  
  2. Put some candy in the bottom of each heart mold. 
  3. Add a chocolate sandwich cookie and fill the well with more candy melts until the cookie is covered. 
  4. Chill the candy for 2 hours or overnight.  
  5. Unmold and decorate the heart.
  6. Draw the eye’s on with a black candy marker.  Add the horn and sprinkles.  The ears are a mini marshmallow cut on the diagonal.  Attach the horn and ears with a little melted chocolate.  

To decorate the candies.  Attach all of the decorations to the heart with melted candy melts.  I use the sprinkle pops found on amazon.   Sprinkle Pop makes a unicorn mix that has a little wafer-thin unicorn that is adorable. 

Looking for more adorable unicorn ideas?   Try these Unicorn Breakfast Parfait, or these Unicorn Cupcakes.

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Unicorn Heart Candies

Unicorn Heart Candy-Cookie filled

These adorable Unicorn Heart Candies have a cookie surprise in the middle. Make some for your favorite valentine. 5
Prep Time: 15 minutes
chill time 2 hours, decorating time 30 minutes: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Heart Candy, homemade, Unicorn hearts, Valentine Candy, Valentines dessert
Servings: 8 Unicorn Hearts
Calories: 501kcal


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  • Silicone Heart Molds
  • Unicorn Horn Mold
  • Candy Markers edible ink


  • 12 oz. bag White chocolate candy melts (340g)
  • 12 oz. bag Pink candy melts (340g)
  • 6 chocolate sandwich cookies
  • sprinkles for decorations


Make the hearts

  • Melt the candy melts in the microwave or in a double boiler until completely melted. (see notes)
  • Add a layer of melted chocolate to the bottom of the heart silicone mold.
  • Add a chocolate sandwich cookie.
  • Top with enough melted chocolate to completely cover the sandwich cookie.
  • Chill the hearts in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight,

Decorate the Hearts to look like unicorns

  • Make 6 Unicorn horns using the unicorn silicone mold. Fill the horn with white melted chocolate and let it harden. Remove the horn and color it yellow or gold with an edible ink candy marker. Make the horns while the hearts are chilling
  • Unmold the hearts and attach a horn to each heart with some melted chocolate.
  • Add sprinkles to the base of the horn.
  • Use a black candy marker to draw on the eyes and a red candy marker to make the pink cheeks. I added a little red color to the tip of my finger and then smudged it on the cheeks.
  • Share with the unicorn lover in your life.



Make it Healthy and Food dye-free.
To Melt Candy Melts or white chocolate in the microwave. Microwave for 30-second intervals. Stir after every 30 seconds. Be careful not to overheat the Candy Melts. Overheating them will cause the candy to form a solid clump of candy. If this happens, throw out the candy and start over. Alternately you can melt in a double boiler on the stove.
Use white chocolate in place of the candy melts.  Candy melts have artificial flavors and food dye colors. 
To color the white chocolate, use natural powdered food-based colors. (click here) for a link to purchase Jelife color. Remember, you have to use a color that works in an oil or candy base. The only colors I've found that work with candy are powders. Please don't purchase a powder that requires you to mix it in water before using it.  


Serving: 1heart | Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 1mg
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