Treat your sweetie: 10 Valentine’s Day chocolate desserts

Valentine's Day Desserts: 10 Chocolate Dessert Recipes

At Valentine’s Day, all other desserts must make way for the goddess Chocolate. People who are otherwise indifferent on the topic of food become fanatical when it comes to chocolate’s sweet superiority. From the fussiest soufflé to the humblest brownie, chocolate rarely disappoints. That’s why it’s the perfect Valentine treat—and why we’ve created these 10 dessert recipes, one for every kind of chocolate-loving Valentine.

Nothing here requires a candy thermometer or a pastry bag, so don’t worry that you’ll spend Valentine’s Day stressing over the stove feeling anything but festive. No matter what type of sweetheart you’re celebrating this year, we have something he or she will love receiving and sharing.

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Salted Caramel Brownie Recipe

Salted caramel brownies

For the adventurous: a caramel brownie topped with ganache and a sprinkle of sea salt to add depth and surprise.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookie Recipe

Chocolate crinkle cookies

For the kid at heart: a rich cookie with a light dusting of powdered sugar over its dark crinkles.

Peanut Clusters Recipe

Peanut cluster cups

For the nutty: a delightfully fun peanut cup.

Dark chocolate almond bark recipe

Dark chocolate almond bark

For the healthy: an easy almond bark filled with good antioxidants for your sweetie’s sweet tooth.

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Chocolate lava cakes

For the bold: a molten lava cake that can be prepared ahead and put into the oven for 10 minutes before being demolished in a blaze of chocolate glory.

Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Dark chocolate fudge

For the mysterious: a deep, dark, grown-up-tasting fudge that is actually sophisticated.

Hot Cocoa for Two Recipe

Hot cocoa for two

For the cuddly: a genuine, creamy cocoa to warm the warmhearted.

Chocolate Truffle Recipe

Chocolate truffles

For the elegant: a simple chocolate truffle, perfect alongside coffee.

Black Russian bundt cake recipe

Black Russian cake

For the spontaneous: a seemingly innocent Bundt cake with a surprise black Russian flavor.

Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Spicy brownies for two

For the homebody: homemade brownies for two. (The perfect base for ice cream.)

Jennifer Fujita

Jennifer is a Hallmark writer and culinary student who is always on the hunt for new, easy recipes for celebrating the holidays and seasons.