It's time to get inspired and celebrate February 14th with these 20 Valentine's Day dessert recipes including cookies, cupcakes, cakes and more! From red velvet chocolate chip cookies and mini flourless chocolate cakes to easy fresh strawberry mousse, there's something for everyone to love!
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If you're looking for Valentine's Day dessert inspiration, I have pulled together 20 Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes for you. These Valentine's Day desserts are compiled from my own recipes to other recipe developers. Whether you need Valentine's Day desserts for someone special, a classroom party, a festive dessert for your little ones or just because... there's something for everyone!
Reader Favorite Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies
Made from scratch, these red velvet chocolate cookies are soft and chewy and simple to make. With hints of cocoa and vanilla, these cookies will steal the show. And added bonus is that you can easily swap the semi-sweet chocolate chips for white chocolate chips for making them even more festive!
The Most Perfect No-Bake Cheesecake
This no-bake cheesecake is smooth and creamy with a thick buttery graham cracker crust. There's absolutely no oven required – the cheesecake sets overnight in the refrigerator making it a convenient make-ahead option. It's a fool proof cheesecake recipe that anyone can make!
Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies
A fun and totally festive option, cake batter chocolate chip cookies are filled with Valentine's Day sprinkles and studded with a variety of chocolate chips. These taste like a chocolate chip cookie and a funfetti vanilla cake started dating on Valentine's Day thanks to the boxed cake make— truly a cookie recipe that you'll make over and over again!
Mixed Berry Streusel Bars
There's so much to love about these mixed berry streusel bars – featuring a juicy mixed berry filling with a crust and crumble made from the same mixture (less bowls to clean!) Made with wholesome ingredients like oats, nut butter, and pure maple syrup these bars are vegan. If using certified gluten-free oats, they're gluten free as well!
Vegan No-Bake Cheesecake Jars
These vegan no-bake cheesecake jars are a fun individual dessert to serve when you're short on time and don't feel like turning on the oven. While this makes 6 jars you can use mini jars for a crowd!
Family Favorite Rice Krispie Treats Recipe
If you've never had homemade rice krispie treats, it's time to make them. Kick them up a notch by adding in festive sprinkles and using heart-shaped cookie cutters for Valentine's Day! The perfect recipe for your little ones to help make!
Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies
There's nothing like classic soft-baked chocolate chip cookies for any holiday. It's one of those nostalgic recipes that everyone loves. Make these festive by adding in sprinkles throughout!
Other Favorite Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
Mini Strawberry Cake
Skip the store-bought and make this mini strawberry cake for two! Made from scratch with real strawberries, toped with strawberry frosting and fresh strawberry slices.
Valentine's Day Sugar Cookies
These Valentine’s Day sugar cookies are buttery sugar cookies that take minutes of hands-on time to make. These sugar cookies make a delicious festive dessert or gift!
Easy Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Perfectly thick and silky smooth easy chocolate mousse recipe is the ultimate chocolate dessert. 7 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need!
Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes
These adorable mini flourless chocolate cakes are moist, rich, gooey and the ultimate decadent chocolate dessert. Top each warm chocolate cake with fresh whipped cream taking this classic to the next level!
Strawberry Nutella Crepes
Just pull my arm for these strawberry nutella crepes. Rich and decadent, filled with a chocolate hazelnut spread and sliced strawberries, topped with powdered sugar. A fun festive Valentine's Day dessert!
Easy Fresh Strawberry Mousse
This recipe for strawberry mousse is smooth, velvety and loaded with fresh strawberries. A lighter Valentine's Day dessert after a heavy dinner.
Red Velvet Cookie Dough Ice Cream
It might be cold out but red velvet ice cream with cookie dough is on the menu. A buttermilk-based ice cream recipe that's loaded with cookie dough.
Chocolate Lava Cake
This chocolate lava cake is decadent and moist – a chocolate lovers dream! Top with vanilla ice cream, this recipe is simple and easy to make!
Easy Valentine's Pretzels
These Valentine's pretzels dipped in chocolate and topped with festive sprinkles. The perfect Valentine's Day dessert for kids to make!
Vegan Chocolate Truffles
A decadent treat to make for Valentine's Day, these vegan chocolate truffles are rich, decadent and have the smoothest texture. Just 3 ingredients needed!
Just like popsicles but with cake! These heart cakesicles are a fun festive treat made with strawberry cake, dunked in chocolate and topped with sprinkles.
Heart-Shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies
A twist on a classic, these heart-shaped chocolate chip cookies are easy to make and perfect for any holiday!
Heart-Shaped Mini Strawberry Pies
I'm here to tell you that pie is not just for Thanksgiving. Enter: heart-shaped mini strawberry pies. With homemade strawberry filling between flaky pie crust and a drizzle of lemon icing to finish it off – these are perfect for Valentine's Day!