Prepare heart-shaped cookies or bars ahead of time. Cherry-Pistachio Bark (pictured) looks elegant on a party tray without any frosting.
You can also use heart-shaped or letter cookie cutters (for the couple’s initials) to cut out homemade or refrigerated sugar cookie dough. Set out different colored icing and candies for guests to decorate the cookies. For a fun game, let the bride judge a cookie-decorating contest.Recipes: