This post may contain affiliate or referral links. Read more about this in our disclosure policy.
Valentine's Day is the perfect day for baking. I don't know why I try to lose weight in January, Valentines Day is where I will blow my diet. I have such a sweet tooth and here are some fantastic Valentine's Day dessert ideas. All of the following desserts are amazing. I don't think you will regret making and eating any of these! Give some of these a try and tell me what you think.
Valentine's Day Dessert Ideas You Will Love
Just a tip, this chocolate fondue fountain is fantastic to break out for Valentine's Day and at home date nights! You can add chocolate to anything, and it makes it instantly better! Try using it to dip marshmallows, pineapple, banana, apples, pieces of cake, cookies, and more!
Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse – Strawberry cheesecake mousse – cold, refreshing, and bursting with the wonderful flavors of fresh strawberries. This no-bake dessert is perfect for Valentine's Day!
Gluten Free, Vegan, Double Cherry Chocolate Cake – A decadent chocolate cake studded with cherries, covered in vegan chocolate buttercream, and then slathered with more cherry pie topping makes for a gorgeous and dripping Valentine’s dessert.
White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles – White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles are sweet, creamy, full of flavor, and made with only 5 ingredients.
Pink and White Chocolate Covered Strawberries – Chocolate-covered strawberries scream Valentine's day all on their own, but there are pink and white and just plain fun!
Copy Cat Melting Pot Yin & Yang Chocolate Fondue – There is just something unusual about chocolate fondue, it's silky and amazing!
Copy Cat Melting Pot Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fondue – The silky amazingness with added raspberry!
Strawberry Trifle – This beautiful and delicious dessert is perfect to celebrate valentine's day with your family, or make individual portions to celebrate with the love of your life.
Air Fryer Valentine's Day Donuts – Air Fryer Valentine’s Day Donuts are the perfect way to show your valentine you care first thing in the morning or just a sweet treat! These are so easy to make and you can have them ready in less than 30 minutes.
Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Blossoms – Chewy peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate heart are a perfect Valentine's Day twist on the classic peanut butter blossom. Though you don't have to save them for the holiday, they are a perfect way to spread love any time!
Pretzel Bites – Easy Valentine’s Day Pretzel Bites recipe. Made with only 3 ingredients, this is the perfect last-minute dessert or snack idea.
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – Make these glorious no-bake Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries, a decadent and simple dessert to impress your boo for Valentine’s Day and your gals for Galentine’s Day!
Mini Strawberry Heart Pies – These Mini Strawberry Heart Pies are the perfect dessert for spoiling your sweetie on Valentine’s Day or for entertaining those party guests. A pre-made pie crust is cut into the shape of hearts and then filled with sweet strawberry jam.
Red Velvet Cupcake Cookies – If you love Red Velvet anything, you need to make these cupcake cookies. They are delicious in so many ways!
Gumdrops – This recipe makes me excited for Valentine's Day! Gumdrops have always been a favorite of mine.
Chocolate Cherry Mice – This Valentine's Day recipe is not only adorable but is delicious.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries – Valentine's Day Chocolate Covered Strawberries make the perfect dessert for you and your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. You can make them from start to finish in just fifteen minutes!
Valentine's Day Muddy Buddies – Valentine’s Day Muddy Buddies is an easy no-bake dessert that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day! The cereal is coated with creamy peanut butter and chocolate and then topped with powdered sugar! Yum!
Red Velvet Cheesecake Pops – Red Velvet has always been one of my favorites, and now I can enjoy it on my favorite holiday too.
Heart-Shaped Linzer Cookies – Heart-shaped Linzer cookies with a homemade raspberry jam are the perfect gluten-free cookies to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Chocolate Heart Lebkuchen – This is a must-make recipe this Valentine's Day! I love anything made out of a chocolate heart.
Valentine Popcorn – Valentine Popcorn is so easy, and anyone can make it and enjoy it. This is something my kids would enjoy making.
Red Velvet Scones – These Red Velvet Scones are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with a rich, chocolatey flavor. Topped with a sweet vanilla whipped cream, this decadent treat makes the most delicious breakfast or dessert!
Cappuccino Creme Brulee – Oh yea! Another delicious Valentine recipe that you need to get your hands on.
Orange Chocolate Fat Bomb Kisses (Keto) – These Chocolate Orange Keto Fat Bombs are the perfect sweet treat for a healthy fat-filled keto Valentine's Day.
Chocolate Raspberry Mousse – Chocolate Raspberry Mousse is so decadent you never know how easy it is to make! Perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations.
I Heart You Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes – How fun would this be to make and hand out on Valentine's Day?
Date Night Dessert – This date night dessert is just perfect to celebrate love! You can make this decadent dessert for Valentine's day, anniversary, or any romantic dinner at home.
Soft Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting – These Loft House Style, Soft Sugar Cookies are great Valentine's baking project. A light-as-air Cream Cheese Frosting can be sprinkled with your sprinkles to complete your theme.
Pink Velvet Cupcakes – These made from scratch Pink Velvet Cupcakes are so easy, moist & delicious. Topped with rich cream cheese frosting. Perfect for dessert or Valentine’s day
Brown Butter Snickerdoodles – A little different of a dessert for Valentine's Day, but still super fun and yummy to make.
Strawberry Angel Food Poke Cake – I have always loved poke cakes, and this one is my new favorite.
Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake – I think this is one of the most beautiful desserts I have ever seen.
Mini Apple Pies – When you need mini apple pies, make these! This recipe is perfect.
Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake – A family favorite, this slow cooker chocolate lava cake is rich, and OH SO moist. With a dense cake floating on top of a homemade chocolate pudding, all without hardly any work–or heating up your kitchen, this will become your go-to dessert.
Dark Chocolate Truffles – Rich and ultra-creamy dark chocolate truffles are super easy to make! Chocolate is always welcome on Valentine's Day!
Valentine’s Day Dessert Parfaits – Jello, Cool Whip, and sprinkles hello heaven!
Vanilla Strawberry Heart Cake – A cake that looks like a loaf of bread with a heart in the middle. It's so much easier to make than you think!
Homemade Chocolate Cherry Brownies – These aren't red and pink when looking but chocolate and cherries will always be a good fit for Valentine's Day.
Drunken Berries – Your favorite red berries infused in vodka. You can eat them as it uses them in drinks, or my favorite, on ice cream.
Conversation Heart Rice Krispie Treats – These Conversation Heart Rice Krispie Treats are easy and fun to make. They are the perfect little dessert for Valentine’s day. Nothing says I love you like a homemade treat for you sweetheart.
Red Velvet Cheese Ball – Red velvet cheese ball is like having both the cake and cream cheese frosting in one sweet spread. Shape it like a heart for an extra fun Valentine's Day treat.
Valentine's Day M&M Cookies – Soft batch cookies made with Valentine M&M’s and vanilla pudding mix, this is the perfect way to say “I love you, Valentine!”
Persian Love Cake – A rich and decadent Persian Love Cake made with rose, cardamom, saffron, almond flour, and honey. Topped with rose cardamom honey syrup and a thick coconut butter glaze. Gluten-Free.
Red Velvet Ice Cream – A very delicious red velvet ice cream without artificial coloring. It is creamy and pretty and very easy to make.
Strawberries and Cream Cookie Sandwiches – What better way to show someone you love/care for them than with homemade baked treats? These Strawberries and Cream Cookie Sandwiches are perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day. Filled to the brim with strawberry flavor and complemented with a cream cheese filling, these cookie sandwiches are sure to please all your loved ones.
Chocolate Strawberry Bread Pudding – This gluten-free chocolate strawberry bread pudding can be a decadent breakfast (perfect for Valentine’s Day) or a deliciously chocolaty dessert!
Chocolate Hazelnut Fudgy Bonbons – These rich cookies are the perfect valentine’s day treat!
Strawberry Almond Galette – Simple and rustic, galettes are the perfect dessert when you’re craving pie but don’t want to put all the effort in. This paleo strawberry almond galette will satisfy any sweet tooth in a healthy way!
Vanilla and Raspberry Baked Donuts – These fluffy baked vanilla doughnuts are topped with a vibrant raspberry frosting.
Meringue Kisses – Light as air, kissed with sweetness, these Meringue Kisses From Scratch are the perfect cookie to make for your Valentine!
Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board – This is an easy yet fancy Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board for two. A small delicious cheese, fruit, and chocolate board is perfect as a light appetizer or dessert with your significant other.
Mini Strawberry Shortcakes – Mini Strawberry Shortcakes are so yummy and cute, you’ll want to serve them at every event. They’re a tiny dessert, but they pack a lot of love into every bite.
Red Velvet Cookie Dough Bars – Perfect for showing your love this Valentine’s Day, these no-bake Red Velvet Cookie Dough Bars are composed of a pink cookie crust, a luscious layer of chocolate chip red velvet cookie dough, and a white chocolate ganache topping. And don’t forget the sprinkles!
Chocolate Dipped Brownie Hearts – These Chocolate Dipped Brownie Hearts are the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat. As if brownies aren’t enough we need to chocolate dip them sending them to a whole new level of goodness for your sweetheart.
Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes – These cupcakes are absolutely fluffy, chocolatey, and fruity. It's one of the softest cakes I've ever eaten and I love how it isn't overly sweet because of the dates and coconut sugar. The tart cherry in the frosting really balances the rich chocolate cake.
Chocolate Raspberry Icebox Cake – This Chocolate Icebox Cake is an easy, yet impressive dessert your sweetheart with love! Make with chocolate wafers and homemade raspberry whipped cream.
Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Trifle – A vegan Valentine's day trifle that is decadent and delicious!
Choco Hazelnut Rum Cupcakes – These gluten-free vegan rum chocolate cupcakes are comforting, slightly boozy, and just the perfect Valentine's treat!
Flourless Brownie Bars – These flourless brownie bars are made simply in a food processor and with just 9 ingredients. They’re chocolatey, rich, and topped with fresh raspberries.
Peanut Butter Cheeseball Heart – A no-bake peanut butter cheese ball shaped like a heart and decorated in sprinkles for Valentine’s Day. Peanut M&Ms are crushed and added to give an extra crunch to this easy dessert recipe.
Valentine's Cake Pops – Valentine cake pops are the best way to say to your loved ones, how much you care about them! These simple cake pops are made of chocolate baking mix, filled with Oreo buttercream, and dipped in candy.
Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart – Bake your sweetie this luscious Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart for an elegant but easy-to-make Valentine's Day Dessert. Don't forget the little red heart sprinkles on top.
Champagne Cheesecake Fruit Dip – 4 ingredients boozy dessert dip made with champagne. This champagne cheesecake fruit dip is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Valentine's Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding – Want to keep your Valentine's Day healthy, but still enjoy some indulgence? Try this chocolate chia pudding with fresh fruit and Greek yogurt.
Valentine's Strawberry Puff Hearts – Do you want to impress your loved one, but don't have the baking skills? Easy-peasy premade puff pastry filled with strawberry jam in a shape of a heart is perfect for Valentine's Day and will make you look like a pastry chef.
Saltine Toffee – You can’t resist the salty + sweet goodness of Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee! This easy Valentine treat recipe is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! (It’s also called Valentine’s Day Crack.)
Raspberry Custard Heart Donuts – These raspberry custard heart donuts are the perfect way to say “I love you” this Valentine's Day! They're filled with lemon curd cream and topped with sweet custard for a cute and tasty treat.
Raspberry Chocolate Swiss Roll – With a raspberry cream filling, chocolate ganache, whipped cream, and fresh berries, this Raspberry Chocolate Swiss Roll is sure to make your Valentine swoon.
Ricotta Cheesecake with Rose, Cardamom, and Pistachios – Lighter than the traditional cheesecake, this perfectly sweetened ricotta cheesecake is laced with delicate notes of rose, cardamom, and pistachios that come together effortlessly in the Instant Pot. The cake has a rich luxurious texture from ricotta cheese and the buttery pistachio crust will remind you of the nutty baklava. A must-try recipe that will win everyone's heart over.
Easy Valentine's Bark – For an easy and fun Valentine’s Day treat, make a batch of Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark! This no-bake recipe is perfect for kids or that someone special.
4-Ingredient Nutella Brownies – Made with only 4 ingredients, these fudgy, chewy and soft, Nutella Brownies will blow your mind away. With an irresistible chocolate hazelnut flavor, you won't be able to stop at one. Make them for your loved ones this Valentine's Day.
Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles – These pretty homemade strawberry yogurt popsicles are full of fresh luscious strawberry flavor and creamy vanilla Greek yogurt. They are the perfect summer treat for both kids and adults alike.
Double Chocolate Small Batch Cookies – Have a chocolate craving, but don’t want to make a whole batch of cookies? This double chocolate small batch cookie recipe is just what you need. Eat what you can, freeze some if needed, but you’re just 30 minutes from ooey-gooey double chocolate cookies.
Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats – These heart-shaped Rice Krispie treats are so easy to make. They are the perfect Valentine's Day Dessert!
Chocolate Strawberry Cookie Cups – Chocolate-covered strawberries are taken to the next level and added to a super fun and delicious cookie cup that is perfect for Valentine's Day.
Raspberry Angel Food Cake – Raspberry Angel Food Cake is tender, airy, and soft, with fresh raspberries, vanilla beans, and a refreshing raspberry lemon glaze.
Chocolate Orange Linzer Cookies – These Chocolate Orange Linzer Cookies are a twist on the classic Linzer – made with a chocolate base and filled with orange marmalade, these pretty cookies make a delicious holiday treat!
Raspberry Frosted Fudge Brownies – These fudgy chocolate brownies frosted with a luscious raspberry buttercream are the perfect treat for your Valentine's Day celebration! Top them with festive sprinkles to truly get into the spirit!
Triple-Layer Cheesecake Hearts – These triple-layer cheesecake hearts are delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free desserts perfect for Valentine’s Day! Make them for your other half or just go ahead and make one for yourself
Red Velvet Bundt Cake – With its unique flavor and color, this red velvet cake is soft, moist, and utterly delicious! It comes together quickly and can be frozen. Just in time for Valentine's Day.
Chocolate Espresso Pots – It wouldn't be Valentine's without some chocolate and these chocolate espresso pots are the perfect way to end your meal. Rich, decadent, and indulgent!
Strawberry Desserts – Surprise your beloved one with this easy and healthy Valentine's dessert. It is made with yogurt, strawberries, and chocolate.
Red Velvet Cookies – These vegan red velvet cookies are chewy on the inside, slightly crunchy on the edges, and filled with gooey chocolate chips. They’re so easy and require simplicity.
Rich and Creamy Raspberry Sorbet – Skip the chocolate this Valentine's day and spoil your loved one with this raspberry sorbet. It's rich, creamy, and vibrant in color and flavor!
Red Velvet Popcorn – This Red Velvet Popcorn is made by drizzling white chocolate over fluffy popcorn then tossing in red velvet cake crumbs!
Apple Roses Tartlets – Apple Tartlets with Salted Caramel are not only amazingly delicious but beautiful too! Thin apple slices are arranged to look like a rose and drizzled with a yummy, spiked salted caramel.
Heart Shaped Churros with Chocolate Sauce – Surprise your loved one with these totally irresistible heart-shaped churros with chocolate sauce. Perfect for Valentine’s day!
Strawberry Shortcake Cake – This beautiful multi-layer strawberry shortcake cake is a family tradition! Easy to make with a soft vanilla cake, fluffy homemade whipped cream, and fresh strawberries.
Easy White Chocolate Fudge – Easy, smooth, and creamy white chocolate fudge that requires only 3 ingredients and 10 minutes of your time! And it’s perfect for valentine’s day.
Related: 25 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Cards
Coffee Scroll Biscuits – Coffee Scroll Biscuits are a treat to make, bake and eat, infused with warming spices that will fill your kitchen with romance. Perfect to bake as a surprise Valentine's Day gift, or why not cook them together?
Oreo Cake Pops – A sweet treat, these cake pops are perfect for your Valentine!
Chocolate Covered Marshmallows – Chocolate Covered Marshmallows – Instead of buying your love a box of chocolates this Valentine’s Day, why not switch things up with these homemade marshmallow treats!
Raspberry Jam Hearts – Soft shortbread hearts filled with jam and drizzled with lemon glaze!
Easy Chocolate Coconut Macaroons – Easy chocolate coconut macaroons that do not require a lot of time to make (which means you can spend more time with your loved ones).
Valentine's Blondies – This easy M&M blondie recipe comes out perfectly sweet and chewy – and they can be decorated any way you like!
Upside Down Blood Orange Cake – Kick off the blood orange season with this vegan-friendly mouth-wateringly delicious & crunchy upside-down blood orange cake with distinct citrus notes. No flour and no refined sugar make it light, fluffy, as well as waist-friendly.
Strawberry Flan – Nothing screams romance like this Strawberry Flan, comprising a vanilla sponge layer, filled with vanilla custard, topped with strawberries, and drizzled with white chocolate. A complete showstopper!
Dark Chocolate Slice n Bake Shortbread Cookies – Valentine's Day deserves something sweet, so bake your sweetie these Dark Chocolate Slice and Bake Shortbread Cookies. It's hard to resist these festive cookies with the colorful sprinkles and of course the intense chocolate flavor.
Valentine's Day Double Fudge – Valentine's Day Double Fudge has a layer of chocolate topped with a pink white chocolate layer then is sprinkles with holiday sprinkles!
Conversation Heart Sugar Cookie Bark – Conversation Heart Sugar Cookie Bark has a layer of sugar cookies topped with fluffy frosting then finished off with conversation hearts and sprinkles!
Easy Valentine Rocky Road Candy – Enjoy a rich and chocolatey Valentine Rocky Road candy that is no-bake and easy.
Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins – With the perfect balance between sweet & fresh, these Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins are done with just 10 minutes of prep. They come out juicy, delicious, and not too sweet – with chunks of white chocolate melted on top.
Nutella Oreo Truffles – Nutella Truffles are no-bake treats filled with rich and creamy Nutella, chocolatey Oreos, and dipped in a luscious chocolate coating. Make these truffles for the Nutella lover in your life.
Chocolate Cobbler – Calling all chocoholics! Chocolate cobbler is a rich, fudgy dessert with incredible texture. It’s made with a few simple ingredients in minutes!
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies – Melt in your mouth red velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese frosting smooshed in between. Tastes like red velvet cake, but takes half the time and effort!
Red Velvet Cherry Dream Bars – These Red Velvet Cherry Dream Bars have a red velvet cookie crust, a sweet cheese layer, cherry pie filling, vanilla pudding, and whipped topping. These easy and delicious bars are the perfect Valentine's Day treat.
Chocolate Covered Oreos – Easy Valentines Day Oreos. Only 2 ingredients are required and there are endless ways to decorate. This is an easy Valentine’s Day dessert idea.
What Valentine's Day dessert ideas do you have this year? What are you looking forward to trying on this list?