There’s no better way to spread the love than sharing one of these 55 Valentine’s Day dessert ideas with your sweets.
Whether you’ll be in the company of your best girls, celebrating Gal-entine’s Day over cocktails (thanks Leslie Knope), cooking with your sweetie, or rocking it solo, we’ve got you covered. We’ve scoured the web for some of the sexiest, cutest, festive Valentine’s desserts ideas, and we think you’ll fall in love (or at least go a bit weak in the knees) for this list of many of them.
Now, let’s get that heart going pitter-patter…
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Valentine’s Day Desserts
For the sweet tooth’s out there (ahem…ourselves included), we found some sinfully decadent treats that you’re sure to be smitten with.
Rice Krispie Valentine Treats from FoodieCrush
Almond Flavor Valentine Sugar Cookies from FoodieCrush
Puff Pastry with Sabayon Custard and Strawberries from FoodieCrush
Spicy Chocolate Bark with Chipotle Almonds from FoodieCrush
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting from FoodieCrush
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops from A Spicy Perspective
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake from Cooking Classy
Valentine’s Day Fudge by Life Love and Sugar
Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes from Baked by Rachel
Raspberry Rose and Pistachio Pavlova from The Kitchy Kitchen
White Chocolate Chunk Lavender Ice Cream from How Sweet It Is
Raspberry Dark Chocolate Cupcakes from Feasting on Fruit
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Cherry Cheesecake Bars from Recipe Girl
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from Vintage Kitchen
Chocolate Lovers Triple Layer Coffee Caramel Chocolate Mousse Cakes from Half Baked Harvest
Pretty in Pink Valentine’s Day Desserts
Don’t be embarrassed. It’s totally okay if you’re blushing over these recipes—there’s just something undeniably romantic about pink food and drink. Even if you’re a self-professed tomboy, these treats are enough to conjure up your inner princess.
Orange Flavored Beetroot Waffles from Almond Corner
Strawberry Rose Snickerdoodles from Hummingbird High
Forget Me Nots (Rose Flavored Meringue Cookies from Boulder Locavore
Dark Chocolate Cake Donuts with Blood Orange Glaze from Lakyn and Judah
Pink Ricotta Pancakes from A Beautiful Mess
Raspberry Rosewater Gin Rickey from Sweet Peas and Saffron
Raspberry Sheet Cake from Spoon Fork Bacon
Beet Pasta Ravioli with Goat Cheese, Hazelnuts and Chives from The Italian Dish
Charleston Pink Lady Cocktails from Return to Sunday Supper
Pink Ombre Cake for Two from I Wash You Dry
Ginger Grapefruit Cocktails from Tasteseekers Kitchen
Pink Snoball Cakelettes from Sprinkle Bakes
Velvety Beet Cupcakes from Pinecone Camp
Love Potion Cocktail from Jelly Toast
Roasted Beet Ice Cream from Love & Olive Oil
Strawberry Sugar Cookies from Cooking Classy
Clover Club Cocktail from Home Speakeasy
Heart Shaped Sweet Valentine’s Day Desserts
Our hearts are a flutter over these flirty treats. What could be sweeter than showing your love with a sweet heart?
Raspberry Sugar Cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Valentine’s Day Shortbread Cookies from The Loopy Whisk
Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies from Fork Knife Swoon
Sweet Heart Cupcakes from Glorious Treats
Heart Shaped Nutella Filled Donuts from Urban Bakes
Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies from The Novice Chef
Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling from An Edible Mosaic
Ice Cream Sandwiches with Bittersweet Chocolate Heart Cookies from Feasting at Home
Valentine Snack Cakes from The Merry Thought
Strawberry Nutella Heart Pie Pops from The Domestic Rebel
Champagne—c’est si bon, no? And it’s not just for drinking, but we do suggest you sip some fine bubbly while you sneak it into these luxurious recipes. Santé!
Citrus Champagne Layer Cake from Tutti Dulci
Oysters with Champagne Mignonette from The Endless Meal
Rosewater and Rosemary Winter Champagne Cocktail from Gingersnaps
Unicorn Tears from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen
Chocolate Champagne Truffles from The Curvy Carrot
Dark Chocolate Cherry Champagne Cakes from The Candid Appetite
Pink Champagne Cookies from Girl Versus Dough
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- 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar , sifted
- 1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
With a hand or stand mixer, cream together powdered sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Add egg, almond and vanilla and mix until combined.
Sift together flour, soda and cream of tartar and add to sugar mixture, mix until well combined.
Divide dough into two disc shapes, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Once chilled, roll out dough to 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick and cut into cookie shapes.
Place on lightly greased or silpat covered cookie sheet and bake for 7-8 minutes. Remove and cool on cookie sheet. Frost with royal icing.
- The dough can be made ahead and refrigerated up to 3 days.
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