36 Valentine’s Day Desserts

If sweetness is your love language, here are 36 Valentine’s Day Desserts to shower that special someone in sugar! From Valentine’s cookies, decadent chocolate cupcakes, creamy cheesecakes and more, these are the perfect sweet treats to share with your sweetheart.

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Valentine’s Cookies

Nothing says “be mine” like a soft and sweet, chewy cookie! Whether you’re enjoying these easy cookies with your one-and-only or gifting them to all your favorite people, they’re the ultimate Valentine’s Day treats for sharing.

Crinkle cookies tacked on a plate

Easy Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

These red velvet cookies are so easy to make and taste incredible – you won’t believe they’re made from boxed cake mix!

Shortbread sandwich cookies with valentine sprinkles on top on a big white plate with a pink napkin.

Valentine Sandwich Cookies

Rich butter cookies are sandwiched around raspberry buttercream for an adorable V-Day treat! These sweet and simple sandwich cookies are decorated with candy hearts for extra flair, and look awesome on a cookie platter!

A beautiful mini heart shaped sugar cookie with marble icing and gold pearl dust decorated in Valentine's day colors

Valentines Day Sugar Cookies

Impress your loved ones with these marbled frosted sugar cookies! Heart-shaped goodies are frosted with an easy buttercream for endless decorating possibilities.

Red Velvet Cookie topped with white frosting

Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

These fluffy red velvet cookies are the perfect bites of sweet, chocolatey flavor and creamy white chocolate buttercream. Perfect for your Valentine’s Day cookie platter!

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Caramel Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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You’ll be feeling the love with these chocolate shortbread cookies filled with a decadent homemade caramel sauce. This recipe comes out looking incredible and will no doubt impress your loved ones, with it’s balance of salty-sweet goodness!

Cherry Kiss Cookies made with maraschino cherries and a Hershey's Kiss Candy

Cherry Kiss Cookies

A cookie recipe that’s as beautiful to look at as it is delicious to eat! These adorable, bright-colored cherry cookies are “kissed” with rich chocolate centers.

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

Indulge in a little burst of sweetness! A moist chocolate cookie, topped with fudge and wrapped around a juicy red cherry is the perfect Valentine’s treat.

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Red Velvet Cookies

One more red velvet cookie recipe in the name of love! These cake-like, fluffy cookies are filled with sweet bursts of white chocolate chips. The perfect cross between a cookie and a cake!

Raspberry Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you haven’t tried a raspberry, peanut butter and chocolate combo yet, it’s never too late! These cookies have it all and then some, with ooey gooey Raspberry Chocolate Kiss centers and smooth peanut butter flavor.

Luscious Cakes & Cupcakes

Fall in love with every layer of these easy cake recipes! From full-sized cakes to Valentine’s cupcakes, these desserts are effortlessly impressive and perfect for the occasion.

Persian Love Cake (Cardamom Rose Cake)

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Embrace a taste of the exotic and get swept away by this lush homemade cake made with cardamon and rose water. Rooted in folklore, this “love potion cake” is glazed and decorated with edible rose petals and crunchy pistachios, for a romantic dessert that’s sure to put you under its spell.

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Better Than Sex Cake

This is one dessert you won’t forget! Lush chocolate cake, whipped cream, caramel sauce and toffee pieces join forces for a sensational bite of cake that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cheesecake - Fast and easy no bake cheesecake prepared with a delicious chocolate cookie crust and a lightened-up and creamy cheesecake filling.

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cheesecake

This easy cheesecake recipe is the best no-bake dessert! Made from creamy cheesecake set in a dark chocolate cookie crust, this dessert has loads of cookies and cream flavor. It’s perfect to top with strawberries!

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Red Velvet Cake with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Bring all the indulgence to your day with this mouthwatering recipe for red velvet cake. Frosted with an irresistible raspberry cream cheese frosting for a burst of creamy flavor!

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Chocolate Mousse Cake

A classic chocolate mousse gets transformed into a fabulous cake! Layers of chocolate cake, airy chocolate mousse, and creamy, rich chocolate ganache come together in a true triple threat dessert.

Raspberry Olive Oil Cake

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Enjoy a slice of luxury with this supremely dense and moist olive oil cake made with tons of fresh raspberry flavor. This cake looks like a bed of roses and tastes incredible!

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The BEST Gooey Nutella Chocolate Lava Cake with Champagne Muddled Raspberries

Go all out with this showstopper of a lava cake that was made for two! A decadent molten chocolate cake that’s perfect for sharing, packed with rich Nutella and chocolate, topped with sparkling champagne-muddled raspberries.

Mini Chocolate Cheesecake

Mini Chocolate Cheesecake

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These luxe mini chocolate cheesecakes are perfect for sharing, full of creamy chocolate, chocolate ganache and a classic Oreo crust! Decorate these with themed sprinkles for an adorable, giftable treat.

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Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

This easy cupcake recipe packs a classic red velvet cake into a delightful gluten free dessert! Enjoy an allergy-friendly recipe that doesn’t call for all kinds of fancy ingredients – just some love and a whole lot of delightful chocolate flavor!

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

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The pinnacle of fluffy, moist chocolate cupcake recipes, for your plant-based Valentines! An easy vegan cake made with rich chocolatey flavors and vegan chocolate frosting.

pink champagne cupcakes with pink champagne buttercream

Pink Champagne Cupcakes

These pink champagne cupcakes really pop! Moist, fluffy cupcakes with just the right amount of decadence are the perfect sweet celebration to share with friends and loved ones.

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Irresistible red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are a V-Day classic, and this is the best recipe! Tender, moist cake with an unbelievable bright red color!

Creamy Ice Cream

From Valentine’s Day and beyond, once you’ve tried these easy ice cream recipes made at home, you’ll never resort to store bought again!

Butter pecan ice cream in a white dish

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

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This easy ice cream recipe is filled with the creamy, caramelized flavors of custard and crunchy roasted pecans!

No Churn Oreo Fudge Ice Cream

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Amp up the wow factor with this 5-ingredient ice cream recipe filled with chunks of fudge and crushed Oreo cookies. Fulfill all your cookies n’ cream dreams!

Red Velvet Ice Cream is one of my favorite homemade ice cream recipes. This cream cheese ice cream is the perfect mix of red velvet flavor and cream cheese icing. This easy homemade ice cream recipe makes a delicious Valentine's Day dessert!

Red Velvet Ice Cream (Cream Cheese Ice Cream)

Enjoy your red velvet cake in ice cream form! This homemade cream cheese ice cream comes together easily, complete with a beautiful red velvet hue.

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Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

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Calling all chocoholics! Another classic ice cream flavor, reinvented at home with rich chocolate and cream.

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Healthy Pistachio Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

For a lighter twist on homemade ice cream, make your own homemade frozen yogurt! This recipe is loaded with crushed pistachios and juicy raspberries for a romantic, health-conscious treat. Plus, it’s ready to go in only 5 minutes!

More Dessert Ideas

Even more delicious dessert inspiration! Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love, and that’s exactly what these indulgent dessert recipes intend to do.

A stack of pink donuts on a plate

Pink Old Fashioned Glazed Donuts

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This easy recipe for homemade donuts is sure to have you and your loved ones tickled pink! Perfectly fried old fashioned donuts are colored pink on the inside and coated in pink glaze on the outside for a bright and cheery Valentine’s treat.

A mini pavlova on a plate with strawberries

Easy Strawberry Pavlova Nests

Simple, classic pavlova nests, made with delicate and crunchy, chewy meringue that’s anything but ordinary! This homemade pavlova recipe topped with strawberries is pure bliss.

Square image of blackberry white chocolate pots de creme in a glass jar surrounded by white chocolate shavings.

Blackberry White Chocolate Pots de Creme

Dreamy homemade pots de creme are perfect to make in pairs! It doesn’t get easier than making these single-serving desserts in the Instant Pot. Creamy custard layered with white chocolate and a sweet homemade blackberry sauce: divine!

Chocolate Cherry Fudge

You’ll love this no-fail recipe for swirled fudge flavored with rich chocolate and sweet maraschino cherries! This easy fudge recipe is deliciously smooth and creamy – destined to be the cherry on top of your Valentine’s Day!

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Easy Tiramisu Recipe

Special occasions call for special desserts! Celebrate all the love with this easy recipe for homemade tiramisu. These single-serving layered desserts are creamy, luxurious, and full of cocoa-coffee flavor!

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Easy Creme Brulee

This easy dessert made with creamy custard beneath a broiled sugar crust is the perfect romantic end to any meal! A classic French dessert that’s so easy to make at home.

Ice Cream Sundae Brownies

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You’re going to love making and sharing these fudgy chocolate brownies, and they have a secret ingredient that makes them even better: ice cream! This simple recipe for mouthwatering brownies is a time saver and so insanely delicious!

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Cookie Dough Truffles

Live out your cookie dough dreams with these homemade chocolate truffles made with edible cookie dough. These are the perfect little indulgence for you and your sweetheart, and so easy to make!

Chocolate Covered Cherries on a Plate

Chocolate Covered Cherries

These homemade chocolate cherry cordials are the perfect treat for gifting and savoring with your special someone. Made easily with maraschino cherries enrobed in sweet layers of sugar and melted chocolate!

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate

Go all out with a pure display of confection with this creative spin on chocolate-covered strawberries. Juicy berries are stuffed with creamy cheesecake and then dipped in homemade dipping chocolate for a totally loveable treat!

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