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Easy Valentine’s Day Desserts

You’ll find something for everyone you love on this list of easy Valentine’s Day desserts! From cookies to cakes and chocolate dipped strawberries, there are SO many delicious Valentines desserts to choose from!

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Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas

February 14th is the Day of Love and every year I excitedly find great Valentines dessert recipes to make for the special day! Maybe it’s all the pink, hearts, or just plain old love in the air, but it always makes me eager to get in the kitchen and whip something up.

This list has some of the easiest and most delicious Valentines desserts out there! Whether you’re looking for cookies, cupcakes, bars, candy or even no-bake desserts, you’ll find it all here.

All of these Valentine’s Day dessert ideas are great for gifting and are the perfect way to show your loved ones just how much you care about them. Gifts from the kitchen are always the best kind of gifts in my opinion! ;)

chocolate covered strawberries on white plate
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
The perfect dessert for Valentine's Day! These chocolate covered strawberries are super easy to make and taste absolutely delicious.
Total Time: 30 minutes
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bite out of valentine cake pop
Valentine Cake Pops
Valentine's cake pops are so easy and so much fun. An outer layer of hardened sweet chocolate coating a chewy, brownie-like center on a stick. Then decorated in sprinkles, glitz, and glam!
Total Time: 1 hour
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Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cookies ...made with only 3 ingredients! These make the perfect Valentine's Day treat!
Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies
Chocolate dipped strawberry cookies made with only 3 ingredients! These make the perfect Valentine's Day treat!
Total Time: 20 minutes
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no bake cheesecake
No-Bake Cheesecake
This no-bake cheesecake recipe is perfect for beginners! Only 5 ingredients and absolutely no baking. It's everything a cheesecake should be…silky, smooth, light, creamy and decadent!
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
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stacked sugar cookies with pink frosting and sprinkles
Sugar Cookies
A tried and true recipe that has been made hundreds of times! This super soft sugar cookie recipe works great with cookie cutters and bakes up nice and fluffy. Best served with buttercream frosting!
Total Time: 1 hour 28 minutes
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chocolate truffles
Chocolate Truffles
Easy chocolate truffles made with only 3 simple ingredients! They are smooth, creamy, rich and seriously divine. The perfect festive and decadent treat to make for your Valentine!
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
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sliced strawberry cake
Strawberry Sheet Cake
Strawberry sheet cake is made with vanilla cake batter, a few pantry staples, sour cream, and fresh strawberry purée for a light cake with a beautiful pink hue. Top it with a strawberry version of my cream cheese frosting or strawberry buttercream for the ultimate strawberry-flavored dessert!
Total Time: 35 minutes
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stack of valentine's sugar cookies
Valentine Sugar Cookies
The easiest sugar cookie recipe that's perfect for Valentine's Day! These sprinkle sugar cookies are super soft, tender on the inside and deliciously sweet. Much easier than cut out cookies!
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
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red velvet brownies stacked
Red Velvet Brownies
Moist and chewy red velvet brownies topped with a rich cream cheese frosting. This delicious dessert is easy to make, packed with flavor and has a beautiful vibrant red color. 
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
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heart shaped empire biscuits
Empire Biscuits
Heart shaped empire biscuits (AKA imperial cookies) sandwiched with a raspberry jam filling and topped with a powdered sugar almond icing. The perfect Valentine's Day dessert!
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
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close up of valentine m&m cookie
Valentine M&M Cookies
Soft and chewy Valentine M&M cookies filled with gooey chocolate in every bite. This recipe is easy, festive, delicious and the perfect way to celebrate your Valentine!
Total Time: 25 minutes
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Pink Velvet Cupcakes - These velvety smooth one-bowl cupcakes are delicious and easy, too! Perfect for Valentine's Day or any day!
Pink Velvet Cupcake Recipe
Pink Velvet Cupcakes – These velvety smooth one-bowl cupcakes are delicious and easy, too! Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day!
Total Time: 1 hour
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Bite taken from mini cheesecake with vanilla wafers
Mini Cheesecakes with Vanilla Wafers
These delicious mini cheesecakes with vanilla wafers are the perfect bite-sized sweet treat! So easy and made with only 5 simple ingredients. The best quick and yummy dessert!
Total Time: 1 hour
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bite taken from chocolate covered oreo
Chocolate Covered Oreos
Chocolate covered Oreos make the classic cookie even better! They're a simple way to satisfy any sweet craving and a fun and easy addition to your holiday dessert tray!
Total Time: 30 minutes
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sugar cookie bars
Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe
Amazing sugar cookie bars that are soft, fluffy and absolutely delicious! Half the work of traditional sugar cookies and taste just as good! Topped with a rich buttercream frosting to make the ultimate sweet treat!
Total Time: 25 minutes
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brownie cookies on counter
Brownie Cookies
Fudgy chocolate brownie cookies loaded with extra chocolate chips. Only requires one bowl and no refrigerating. The perfect easy and delicious cookie for any holiday!
Total Time: 20 minutes
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strawberry frosting
Strawberry Buttercream Frosting
Rich and creamy strawberry buttercream frosting packed with amazing strawberry flavor. Perfect for frosting cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more!
Total Time: 10 minutes
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red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips
Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies
Soft and gooey red velvet cake mix cookies covered in powdered sugar. This will become one of your favorite holiday cookie recipes to make each season!
Total Time: 25 minutes
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chocolate bundt cake
Chocolate Bundt Cake
This ultimate chocolate bundt cake is a rich, tender and fudgy cake topped with an irresistible chocolate glaze. This bundt cake is so easy to make and is always the showstopper at any party.
Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes
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Strawberry Shortcake Trifle
Strawberry shortcake trifle that's made with a delicious blend of buttery pound cake, sweet whipped cream and juicy strawberries. The perfect no-bake summer dessert to make for a crowd!
Total Time: 25 minutes
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chocolate strawberry dessert kabobs on a white serving plate
Chocolate Strawberry Dessert Kabobs
Chocolate strawberry dessert kabobs filled with strawberries, marshmallows, brownies and chocolate. So easy and perfect for entertaining! 
Total Time: 10 minutes
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strawberry mousse in glass cup with spoon
Strawberry Mousse Recipe
This strawberry cheesecake mousse is perfectly light, creamy and full of fresh strawberries. Quick to whip up and great for entertaining!
Total Time: 45 minutes
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layers of cream, strawberries, chocolate pudding and brownies in a glass trifle jar
Brownie Strawberry Trifle
Brownie strawberry trifle made with layers of strawberries, chocolate pudding, cream and brownies. This trifle dessert has the perfect combination of flavors and tastes absolutely delicious.
Total Time: 1 hour
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valentine chex mix in red striped bowl
Valentine Chex Mix
This Valentine chex mix is made with just 5 simple ingredients. This is the perfect no-bake dessert recipe to have when you need a last minute dessert!
Total Time: 20 minutes
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swig cookies on table
Swig Cookies
This Swig sugar cookie recipe is the best copycat version of one of their most popular signature cookies. A no chill, no roll, drop cookie resulting in a chewy sugar cookie topped with a beautiful layer of frosting. Bonus points for being able to eat them straight out of the freezer!
Total Time: 40 minutes
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