You know what I recommend? Trial runs for homemade Valentines Day treats! Ha ha...why not- right? We did that the other day with these heart-shaped granola bars as I wasn't sure how granola dough would work with cookie cutters. I'm happy to report that it works just fine (said through tasty granola crumbs).
I vote for making these above actual heart-shaped sugar cookies for the following reasons:
I was able to make this grandparent gift last year by accident, but I've since realized that the process is completely reproduce-able. And who doesn't like silhouettes of children? Especially children playing?