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25 Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas You Will Absolutely Love

Add a special treat to your Valentine’s Day this year by baking a cute dessert. From beautiful heart-shaped cookies to the most delicious candies, we got you covered with the best recipes from Pinterest.

There’s no doubt that Valentine’s Day is one of the sweetest holidays we celebrate. It’s also the one day of the year where extra chocolate and pink is allowed on everything, and as much of it as you want!

It’s no wonder why it’s so easy to get excited about baking up some sweet desserts with all that extra love, charm, and chocolate in the air. However, we also made sure to include healthy, keto, gluten-free, and without chocolate options too.

Here is a collection of our favorite Valentine’s Day desserts that we know you’ll love. You’ll find plenty of pink and red desserts, heart-shaped desserts, unique candy bark, and so many other great options to pick from. You can even use these for your bake sale or for work!

01. Instant Pot Valentine Truffle Hearts

These pink and red velvet cake truffles are perfect for celebrating with a special someone on Valentine’s Day.
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02. Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Stained Glass Cookies

With a combination of sugar cookies and candy centers, these beautiful stained glass heart cookies are a must for Valentine’s Day. Don’t let them fool you, they are simple to make!
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03. Valentine’s Day White Chocolate Fudge

It doesn’t get any sweeter with this easy, rich, and indulging white chocolate fudge recipe for Valentine’s Day.
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04. Strawberry Trifle

This beautiful and delicious dessert is perfect to celebrate love with your family or make individual portions to celebrate with the love of your life.
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05. Mini Gluten Free Champagne Cupcakes

These gluten-free champagne cupcakes make a wonderful dessert for a perfect Valentine’s Day!
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06. No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

With their pink filling and strawberry topping, these no-bake strawberry cheesecake bars make a perfect Valentine’s Day dessert.
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07. Valentine’s Day Mini White Chocolate Cups

These mini white chocolate cups are simple and easy to make for a perfect Valentine’s Day dessert.
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08. Easy Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

This Valentine’s Day charcuterie board is so cute and festive! It requires no cooking skills to make and makes for a gorgeous presentation. The dessert board can be made vegan when you use vegan candies!
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09. Homemade Gluten Free Raspberry Macarons

These homemade raspberry French macarons are surprisingly easy to make at home for Valentine’s Day. Simple step by step directions walk you through every step!
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10. Valentine’s Day Rocky Road Candy

Traditional Rocky Road candy gets a special spin of Valentine’s Day with chocolate, nuts, marshmallows, and sprinkles! And it’s easy to make at home.
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11. Heart-Shaped Meringue Cookies

This classic recipe for Meringue Cookies gets a lovely upgrade that is perfect for Valentine’s Day and only requires three ingredients!
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12. Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Heart Cookies

These fun to decorate and heart-shaped Valentine’s Day Cookies are gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free so everyone can enjoy them! Made from cut-out sugar cookie dough, raspberry jam, and decorated with dairy-free white chocolate and sprinkles!
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13. Valentine’s Day Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Have fun this Valentine’s Day making and decorating these adorable sour cream sugar cookies with a cream cheese frosting.
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14. Easy Heart Shaped Brownies

These heart-shaped brownies are a very simple and extremely tasty treat for Valentine’s Day. Great to make with kids!
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15. Valentine’s Day Graham Cracker Chocolate Bark

This no-bake Valentine’s Day dessert is so easy and fun to make. You can get the kids to help too!
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16. Valentine’s Day Snack Bites

These healthy and delicious Valentine’s Day snack bites are made in a single bowl. The simple and fun recipe is perfect for kids too!
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17. Frozen Yogurt Heart Bites Snack

These simple frozen yogurt hearts make for a perfect Valentine’s Day. Use a small silicone heart tray for an easy way to say, “I love you.”
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18. Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Enjoy these vegan red velvet cupcakes this Valentine’s Day. They are perfectly moist and fluffy with a subtle note of chocolate flavor. Not to mention, they are easy to make and downright delicious!
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19. White Chocolate Valentine’s Bark

Try this delicious, sweet and incredibly addicting Valentine’s Bark this Valentine’s Day. It’s a no-bake dessert that is stress-free and fun to make with white chocolate, marbled with pink vanilla candy melts and decorated with assorted Valentine’s theme candies. This is one of the easiest Valentine’s Day desserts you’ll ever make!
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20. Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee

You won’t be able to resist the salty and sweet goodness of Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee! It’s an easy and addictive candy, making it a perfect dessert to celebrate Valentine’s Day with!
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21. Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Cupcakes

Nothing says Valentine’s Day like the iconic pink or red heart. These Valentine cupcakes are shaped like hearts and covered in white, pink, and red frosting. What could be better?
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22. Gluten Free Red Velvet Cake

Enjoy this beautiful, gluten-free, red velvet cake this Valentine’s Day. It’s moist, fluffy and packs the perfect hints of chocolate and vanilla with a simple cream cheese frosting.
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23. Marshmallow White Chocolate Fudge

For a simple sweet treat that takes no time at all to make, this white chocolate fudge with marshmallow fluff is a perfect Valentine’s Day treat! Creamy white chocolate flavors and marshmallow, topped with your favorite candy.
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24. Triple-Layer Cheesecake Hearts

A chocolate-lovers base layer, a luxuriously creamy cheesecake layer, and finally your choice of berry or chocolate top layer. These romantic triple-layer cheesecake hearts are completely dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!
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25. Instant Pot Chocolate Covered Strawberries

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate covered strawberries! This is a super simple instant pot recipe that only takes 3 ingredients! It’s an incredibly easy way to spice up your Valentine’s Day this year!
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That concludes our top 25 favorite Valentine’s Day dessert recipes. Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

Have a safe and wonderful Valentine’s Day full of love and joy.

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11 comments

  1. Oh yum! What a fun collection of recipes! So perfect for Valentine’s Day. I can’t wait to try the saltine toffee and white chocolate fudge.

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  2. Omg I had no idea you could make truffles in the Instant Pot! Thanks so much for the roundup, bookmarked to make later next year! 🙂

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  3. Love this round up of Valentine’s Day Desserts. I typically make heart sugar cookies but this year I might just have to try that Instant Pot Truffle Hearts. I had no idea you could make those in an Instant pot

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