10 Awesome Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s day

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Do you want to cook something special for someone special this Valentine’s Day? Then you have come to the right place because here are 10 awesome dessert recipes for Valentine’s Day, meant to make your loved one even sweeter.

You do not need to be a chef in order to make these recipes as they are suitable for pretty much anyone. Play around with the ingredients and the colors to add your own touch to the recipes and enjoy the end results with everyone you love!

1. Cheesecake bites with love and strawberries

Love should be sprinkled on top at the end!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

Shortbread Crust

1 3/4 cups shortbread cookie crumbs (about 30 square cookies)

1 tablespoon sugar

3 tablespoons butter, melted

Cheesecake Filling

4 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened

1 1/4 cups sugar

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

3 eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla

1/2 cup sour cream

Sour Cream Honey Topping

1 1/2 cups sour cream

1/4 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

Honey (optional)

Sliced strawberries

Get the full recipe here.

2. Love Cookies

Kids can help you out with this one!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter

2 cups sugar

2 large eggs

4 2/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup pale-pink or white sanding sugar (optional)

Petal dust in pink, orange, and violet tones (optional)

2/3 cup apricot or strawberry jam, slightly warmed (optional)

Get the full recipe here.

3. Cupcakes with heart brownies

Although they require a little bit of work, these cupcakes are stunning!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

Vegetable oil, cooking spray

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt

3 sticks unsalted butter, cut into pieces

12 ounces unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped

3 cups sugar

6 large eggs, room temperature

1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Get the full recipe here.

4. Strawberries with love and chocolate

Nothing says “Be my Valentine!” better than chocolate covered strawberries!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

 16 ounces milk chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves

Get the full recipe here.

5. Truffle Cookies

Chocolate? Chocolate!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

6 tablespoons butter

3 eggs

1 cup white sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Get the full recipe here.

6. Lovely Pretzel Salad

Yes, it’s a dessert!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

2 cups crushed pretzels

3/4 cup butter, melted

3 tablespoons white sugar

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 cup white sugar

1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jell-O®

2 cups boiling water

2 (10 ounce) packages frozen strawberries

Get the full recipe here.

7. Sweetheart Cupcakes

Sweetheart and sweet hearts!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix

1 1/4 cups water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 egg whites

8 drops red food coloring

2 drops raspberry candy oil

Get the full recipe here.

8. Lovable Cream Puffs

Add whipped cream for a taste bud adventure!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix

2 cups heavy cream

1 cup milk

1/2 cup butter

1 cup water

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup all-purpose flour

4 eggs

Get the full recipe here.

9. Truffles

Yes!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

3 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted

3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Get the full recipe here.

10. Cherries covered in lovely chocolate

Strawberries covered in chocolate? That’s so old school.Wait… Cherries?!

dessert recipes for valentine's day

60 maraschino cherries with stems

3 tablespoons butter, softened

3 tablespoons corn syrup

2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar

1 pound chocolate confectioners’ coating

Get the full recipe here.

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