Valentine Dessert Recipes

Try these Valentine Dessert Recipes easy enough to be fun Valentine recipes for kids or for kids to make for their Valentine.
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Valentine Candy Recipes

Meringue Candy Recipe

Make a Pink Meringue Candy Recipe
meringue candy


Make homemade chocolate truffles, an easy and fun candy recipe.

Candy Bark

Create an easy bark recipe. Follow the directions to make chocolate bark and add candy hearts, sprinkles and chopped Oreos while chocolate is soft.
chocolate bark

Oreo Chocolate Dipped Cookies

  • Oreo cookies or sandwich cookies
  • white or chocolate candy coating such as Wilton Candy melts
  • Red sprinkles, mini M&M's or other sprinkles
Melt candy coating in microwave several minutes stirring occasionally until melted completely. Dip cookies into melted chocolate then sprinkle with red sprinkles. Allow to dry on a sheet of wax paper. To deliver this Valentine recipe make a stack of several cookies and wrap up with plastic wrap. Tie a bow and add a note if you'd like.

oreo dipped with sprinkles

Homemade Chocolates

Learn how to make homemade chocolates
making homemade chocolates


Make a homemade fudge recipe.
chocoalte fudge

Chocolate Bowl

Serve dessert in a homemade chocolate bowl.
edible chocolate bowl

Homemade Suckers

Make homemade suckers shaped like hearts.
red lollipop sucker
For more ideas on homemade candy recipes that you can turn into Valentine recipes, visit our Christmas Candy Recipes.

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Valentine Cake Ideas

Chocolate Kiss Cupcakes

Ingredients: chocolate kiss cupcakes
  • Homemade cake mix or store bought cake mix
  • Chocolate kisses candy, unwrapped
  • Frosting
Make cake mix according to direction. Place muffin liners in muffin pan. Pour dough into each cup and place an unwrapped chocolate kiss in the middle of each cupcake. Bake according to directions. Allow to cool and frost. Your valentine will find a yummy hidden kiss inside their cupcake.

Heart Cupcakes

This is an easy way to make a Valentine recipe for your friend- Heart shaped cupcakes

Heart Shaped Cheesecake

Make a cheesecake or cake in a heart shaped springform pan.
heart spring form pan

Heart Cake

Do you need a heart shaped pan for a recipe but don't have one?

Try this idea. Bake your recipe in a 8x8 square pan and a circle pan. If you are making a cake, for example, once it has cooled and you take it out of the pan, turn it sideways to resemble a diamond. Cut the circle cake in half and place one half on each side at the top of the diamond. Once you frost the cake or decorate it, you will not be able notice any difference. Now you can create many Valentine recipes with this idea.

Cake Decorating Hearts

It is simple to make frosting hearts using tip #12. Start with one teardrop shape and finish it off with a second teardrop next to the first. Decorate frosted cupcakes with a frosting heart in the middle or little hearts all over your cake.
frosting heart step 1
Step 1
frosting heart
Step 2
cake with frosting heart

Simple Cheesecake Recipe

  • lemon Jell-O gelatin, 4 serving size
  • ½ Cup boiling water
  • 8 ounces Cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Cups Cool whip or whipped cream
  • Graham Cracker crust or chocolate cookie crust- homemade
Prepare the graham cracker crust and press into a heart shaped pan. Set aside. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. In separate bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in gelatin. Add whipped topping into cheese mixture. Stir gently. Pour into heart pan. Chill several hours. Top the middle of the cheesecake with cherry pie filling or raspberries making a heart shape.
cheesecake heart filling

Tunnel Of Love Cake

  • Angel food cake, already preparedangel food tunnel cake
  • 8 oz. pkg cream cheese
  • 3/4 Cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 Cups strawberries, sliced
  • 16 oz. pkg. whipped topping
To create your tunnel cut off a 1 inch layer off the cake top. Set aside for later. Scoop out a tunnel leaving the sides of the cake intact and set cake pieces aside for later. Prepare filling by mixing together cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and almond extract. Add insides of the cake you previously scooped out. Cut cake pieces into small pieces if needed. Stir sliced strawberries and cake pieces gently into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into tunnel. Replace top of cake layer and frost with whipped topping.

More Valentine Dessert Recipes

Strawberry Trifle

trifle Ingredients:
  • 1/2 C semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 2 T orange juice
  • 2 C fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 4 slices pound cake, cubed
Place the chocolate chips into a small saucepan. Pour the whipping cream over the chips. Place the pan on low heat and stirring constantly melt the chips until they are smooth. Remove the pan from heat and blend in the orange juice. Cool the mixture about 30 or until room temperature. Place the sliced strawberries in the bottom of dessert cups. Layer the pound cake on top of the strawberries. Spoon the chocolate mixture over the top. Serving Size:4

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

  • 2 Cups chocolate chips
  • Fresh strawberries washed and patted dry
  • white chocolate or other toppings to drizzle on top or roll strawberries in such as chopped nuts, coconut, etc.
In a microwave safe dish, melt chocolate chips. Stir every 30 seconds until melted. Immediately dip a strawberry into chocolate and then add toppings if desired. Let set on a sheet of waxed paper. Continue with more strawberries.
If you want to add a white chocolate drizzle, melt white chocolate chips as you did the chocolate. With a spoon drizzle over the top of your dipped strawberry.
chocolate dipped strawberry 4 strawberries

Valentine Cookie Recipes

Heart Cookies

Using your favorite sugar cookie dough, color half your batter red and leave the other half white.
 cookie dough
Roll pieces of batter into a long rope. Press flat. Align pieces of red and white so you have stripes of red and white cookie dough. Press together gently. Cut out with a heart cookie cutter.
heart cookies

Place on cookie sheet and bake until golden brown.
red cookie hearts

Valentine Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: oatmeal cranberry cookies
  • 2/3 Cup butter
  • 2/3 Cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups oats
  • 1/2 Cup cranberries, fresh
  • 1 Cup white chocolate chips

In mixing bowl cream together butter and brown sugar. Add in eggs, baking soda and salt. Mix together then add flour. Mix until well blended. Stir in white chocolate chips and cranberries. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll into small balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown and cranberries have popped open.

Cookie Bouquet

Ingredients: Directions:
Prepare sugar cookie dough according to directions. Cut out dough into heart or flower shapes with a cookie cutter. Place a sucker stick into each cookie. Bake according to directions. Allow to cool and frost. Place a stryfoam ball into the top of a vase. Press sticks into the stryfoam ball. Tie with a bow and attach a Valentine note.
heart cookies  bouquet

Heart Rice Krispies Treats

Prepare Rice Krispies treats from a recipe. If you'd like them red add food coloring to the melted marshmallows before adding in the rice krispies. Spread krispies mixture into a 13x9 pan and cool. With a heart cookie cutter cut treats out. If desired poke stick in bottom after cutting out. Allow to sit several hours. This is a simple and easy kids recipe they can make for their friends this Valentine's day.
heart rice krispies treats

Dessert Cookie Pizza

  • sugar cookie dough or brownie mix
  • frosting, any color
  • 2 Cups milk chocolate candies (M&M)
  • 2 Cups mini marshmallows
  • ½ Cups peanuts
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Press cookie dough or brownie mix into a pizza pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool and spread frosting over crust. Sprinkle with chocolate candies, marshmallows and peanuts.

cookie pizza

Fruit Pizza

  • sugar cookie dough
  • white cream cheese frosting
  • Sliced fruit, strawberries, kiwi, raspberries whatever you choose
Spread cookie dough onto pizza pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool. Then frost. Top with sliced fruit in whatever pattern you choose.
~You can shape your pizza dough into a heart shape too.
cookie pizza

Or decorate a cookie cake.
cookie cake

Brownie Heart

Prepare a brownie mix or homemade brownie recipe for this Valentine recipes. Pour into a greased pan. Bake and allow to cool. Place a paper cut out of a heart on top of your brownie. Sprinkle tops with powdered sugar. Remove paper heart.
brownie with powdered sugar heart

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Barry's Fortune Cupcakes 
Instructions (invented by 6 year old): Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Wait to cool, then frost. Put a toothpick in the top of each cupcake. Write a fortune …

Cupcake Glory Hershey kiss  
Ingredients: 2 cups of sugar 3/4 HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa 1 1/2 cup of baking powder 1 1/2 baking soda 1 teaspoon 2 eggs 1 cup of milk 1/2 cup …

Chocolaty Cupcakes 
Ingredients: 2 Eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 table spoon baking Powder 1 cup Milk 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 1 1/2 cup Flour 1/2 cup Cocoa …

Cupcakes Including the Icing 
INGREDIENTS • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour • 1 1/3 cups sugar • 3 teaspoons baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup shortening • 1 cup milk …

Easy Dipped Strawberries 
1 qt. fresh whole strawberries 1 Cup of vanilla or chocolate ready to spread frosting Dipper Toppings such as: Miniature semisweet chocolate chips …

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