Easy Valentine Desserts

A valentine's day dessert can melt your sweetie's heart with these tasty treats -- from sweet and rich to fruity and fresh.

No time to make dessert on Valentine's Day? This easy Val's Day cookie recipe can be made ahead and stored till the big dinner. Add a personal message to each cookie with mini letter stamps. To color the dough, use shades of red food coloring. 

Get the Converstation Heart Cookie recipe.

Individual Brownie Trifles

Layers of fudgy brownies, cream, and juicy berries make these single-serving trifles the ultimate Valentine's day dessert idea. Make the trifle components ahead of time and assemble them just before serving. For a decadent touch, shave dark chocolate over each trifle. Don't want individual trifles? Layer the ingredients in the same order in one large dish.

Get the Individual Brownie Trifles recipe. 

Chocolate Fondue

Looking for a romantic Valentine's Day dessert recipe? Try making chocolate fondue. A big batch is the perfect sweet treat to share. Serve this easy three-ingredient dessert with plenty of dippers like fresh fruit, pound cake, pretzels, and dried fruit. 

Get the Chocolate Fondue recipe. 

Best-Ever Vanilla Pudding

Creamy vanilla pudding is the ultimate throwback Valentine's Day dessert. We've updated this decidedly grownup version with rich vanilla bean paste and sea salt. Playful heart sprinkles add a festive touch. 

Get the Best-Ever Vanilla Pudding recipe.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

When it comes to Valentine's Day chocolate recipes, classic is best. Juicy strawberries taste their best when dipped in luscious melted chocolate. We'll show you how to make this easy Valentine's Day dessert. Plus, get our best ideas for creative toppers.

Get the Chocolate-Covered Strawberries recipe.

Strawberry, Mango & Rose Pavlova

Showstopping desserts for Valentine's Day don't have to be complicated to make! This luscious berry and cream pavlova is as easy as whipping egg whites. Add a special touch with a sprinkling of edible flower petals just before serving. 

Get the Strawberry, Mango & Rose Pavlova recipe.

Hazelnut Pudding Cake

The easiest Valentine's Day dessert recipe starts in your slow cooker. Transform a boxed brownie mix into this gooey pudding cake loaded with hazelnuts and cocoa. Feeling indulgent? Serve each warm bowl with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream.  

Get the Hazelnut Pudding Cake recipe.

Snickerdoodle Shortbread

You've never seen snickerdoodles like this before. This five-ingredient dessert is one of our favorite easy recipes for Valentine's Day. Simply mix, pat into a circle, and cut pizza-style. Make it extra special for the day of love and sprinkle it with red and pink sanding sugar. 

Get the Snickerdoodle Shortbread recipe.

White Chocolate Creme Dip

An elegant Valentine's Day dessert from your microwave? Yep! This easy dip recipe is rich, creamy, and perfect for enjoying with your sweetie. Add a pop of color and flavor with a sprinkle of ruby pomegranate seeds. 

Get the White Chocolate Creme Dip recipe.


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