PART OF Valentine's Day

45 Valentine's Day Treats & Dessert Ideas

This Valentine's Day, put your heart into the holiday with a themed sweet. Red, pink, heart-shaped - we've got all the adorable desserts you could want.

10-Minute Valentine's Candies

"These worked out really well for me. Only using two ingredients made for such an easy cleanup."

-WyomingMoonDust

Black Forest Sweetheart Tarts

"These were wonderful. I baked brownies and used a heart-shaped egg former to cut out the hearts. Too cute!"

-NcMysteryShopper

Conversation Heart Strawberries

Forget the chalky Valentine's Day candies in a box, write your own quirky messages on these chocolate-covered strawberries.

Chocolate Truffles in a Flash

"Wow! So simple to make, yet so rich and tasty. Thanks for a recipe that made me look like a pro. I made one batch with Kahlua and another with Amaretto. They both turned out great!"

-jenjill

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

"Love these. When I lived in Florida they had a restaurant that served chocolate fondue. The secret ingredient? Two tablespoons peanut butter. So I used peanut butter instead of shortening. Makes the chocolate nice and creamy."

-pattvh1

Chocolate Heart Cookies

"These cookies are fabulous! I made them exactly as written and they turned out wonderfully. They are a bit of work, but so worth the time."

-Carwashgirl

Blender Chocolate Mousse

"Smooth, rich and decadent! I used it as a pie filling in a cookie crumb crust with whipped cream and chocolate shavings on top."

-Red H.

Roy's Famous Chocolate Souffle

"This is such an awesome dessert! It's so easy to make and tastes just like the restaurant! Going to make for our Valentines celebration tomorrow; it's important to refrigerate overnight, then serve just out of the oven with a dollop of whipped cream. Delicious!"

-SeattleCougFan1

Valentine's Jam Tarts

"I made 15 little tarts that were just excellent. The crust is to die for; it melts in your mouth and the flavor — yum."

-Baby Kato

Mousse au Chocolat

"I've never had chocolate mousse before, probably because I thought it would taste like pudding. Well, I was incredibly wrong. This is a light airy cream with a deep, rich dark chocolate flavor."

-rdavenport

Garlic Knot Hearts

Show your significant other how much you care by showering them in heart-shaped garlic knots. Because who doesn't love a garlic knot?

Valentine Sugar Cookies

"We really liked these cookies. We loved the cake-like texture with the bit of crispness on the outside."

-Brenda.

Instagram Sticker Heart Cake

This Valentine's Day, show your love by baking an epic heart-shaped cake. This creation features impeccably piped purple buttercream and fondant features.

Chocolate Mousse

"I love this mousse! I have been looking for so long for a good chocolate mousse recipe that did not require eggs and finally my search is over! This mousse is light and fluffy with a perfect chocolate taste. It's so easy to make, I have made it three times in the past week!"

-bloomsday616

Valentine Cookie Pops

"I made these for my kid's Valentine's Day treat. They were so cute and the recipe was so much fun."

-**Angie**

Heart-Shaped French Macarons

Valentine's Day isn't complete without a few heart-shaped treats, so bake a batch of these gorgeous macarons.

Ultimate Valentine Cake

"This cardamom-scented chiffon cake was inspired by the aromatics found in India. It’s the moistest cake you’ll ever have!"

-Aarsi's Kitchen

Easy Doughnuts

"I made them into hearts for Valentine's Day thing, and they not only looked cute but they tasted great, too."

-CulinaryExplorer

Heart-Shaped Scones

"These were beautiful. This was my first attempt at making scones and I was so pleased with the results."

-kllywlmt

Waffle Heart Cookies

Looking to get creative this Valentine's day? These waffle cookies are presented with a pat of buttercream butter and a drizzle of maple-flavored icing.

Chocolate Marshmallow Fondue

"I made this for a dinner at our house prior to a Valentine's Day dance. Our guests loved it! I made it on the stove and poured it into our mini Crock Pot, then kept it warm in there. My first time making fondue and it was a big hit!"

-LuckyMama

Cupid's Ice Cream Sandwiches

"I made these for my husband for Valentine's Day. They were pretty easy to make and they tasted delicious."

-Marsha D.

Chocolate Strawberry Slab Pie

This sexy slab pie is packed with chocolates and strawberries.

Conversation Heart Doughnuts

The 'cheesiest' doughnuts you'll ever make.

Chocolate Pistachio Cherries

Looking for a new twist on chocolate-covered fruit? These cherries are enrobed in white chocolate and rolled in crushed pistachios. Plus, the stem makes it super-easy to dip them!

Chocolate Lava Cake with Caramel

Instead of rich chocolate in the center, this lava cake is overflowing with caramel sauce! It's a perfect surprise for your dinner date.

Low-Fat Valentine Cookies

"These cookies are very tasty and enjoyable. I'm keeping the recipe on hand so I can make them again soon."

-Sydney Mike

Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

"This is such a fun idea. I Iove the flavor of the sweet and salty with the crunch from the pretzel."

-Chef*Lee

Valentine Milkshake

"The cherry wine gave it a nice darker flavor than a regular strawberry milkshake. Plus, the strawberry jam really gave it a nice boost of flavor."

-momaphet

Looking Glass Cookies

"This is such a simple way to make a very sharp looking cookie. You can make them look very whimsical and elegant by creating different shapes."

-Cristin

Heart-Shaped Krispy Treats

"This is a classic recipe that I've never been able to pass up. We added pink food coloring to the melted marshmallow before adding the Krispies and it made some very bright pink hearts."

-**Tinkerbell**

Red Velvet & Cream Cheese Cupcakes

"These had a good flavor and made a nice little treat for my Valentine."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

M&M Cookies

"These were wonderful. The cookies came out golden brown and nice and chewy."

-RecipeNut

Chocolate Love Cake

"I'm a chocoholic, so I know a great chocolate cake when I taste one and this was a very nice cake."

-Sydney Mike

Valentine Bark

"I put the bark into little bags to give away as gifts. The recipe was so easy and it tasted so good."

-Rollin in the Dough!

Chocolate Chiffon Cupcakes

"These came together easily and the cake tasted nice and light."

-Sharon123

Whole-Wheat Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce

"Awesome and healthy pancakes for Valentine's Day!"

-jdod13

Almond Heart Cookies

Buttery-rich almond cookies filled with tart raspberry jam. It's a perfect combo for your sweetie with a sweet tooth.

Chocolate Souffles

"Fantastic! And they're just as good when they cooled down. If you love souffles or chocolate, you must try this easy recipe!"

-Wugfun

Chocolate Espresso Mini Souffles

"Delicious! I didn't have the right size ramekins, so I put all the batter in a mini casserole dish, and baked it a few minutes longer. Not as pretty, but still tasted amazing! I will definitely make this again!"

-pwdcrazy

Choux Pastry for Profiteroles

"I've always wanted to make eclairs. This was so easy that I now have a signature dessert."

-Canwi

Linzer Heart Cookies

"I made these wonderful cookies for Valentine's Day. The almonds make them hard to beat. I used strawberry jam. They came out so pretty. This is a great recipe!"

-Sarah in New York

Individual Molten Lava Cakes

"Very easy to make, and delicious! I whipped these up in no time, and had a great chocolatey snack. I also had to decrease the cook time, but my oven cooks pretty fast."

-breezermom

Chocolate Fondue

"Texture, stickiness and taste were great. We dipped marshmallows, strawberries and M&M cookies, and the favorite was bananas."

-ct in ut

Ice Cream Hearts

"We certainly enjoyed this; the presentation was awesome! I used raspberry sorbet, knowing that the chocolate would be a nice complement. The glaze is dreamy and would be lovely on so many different things."

-alligirl

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