Valentine’s Caprese Skewers

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Make these adorable and delicious Heart Shaped Valentine’s Caprese Skewers for Valentine’s Day! Sliced grape tomatoes shaped into hearts are the star of this easy appetizer.


  • 2 cups grape tomatoes (longer ones are best)
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups mini bocconcini cheese balls
  • balsamic vinegar reduction
  • toothpicks


  1. Cut a grape tomato on an angle.
  2. Turn one half of the tomato upside down and match it up with the other to make a heart shape (see tips).
  3. Take a toothpick and skewer a piece of basil, then a bocconcini ball, then the tomato heart, then another bocconcini ball, then another piece of basil.
  4. Drizzle with the balsamic reduction (or balsamic vinegar), and enjoy!