End your Valentine’s Day dinner on a sweet note with one of our fantastic chocolate recipes or made-from-scratch Valentine’s Day candies. In the videos below, we’ll show you every step for each of the recipes. So whether you (or your sweetie) prefer classic cake or a savory-sweet mix of chocolate and bacon, we’ve got you covered.
Chocolate Cake Recipe
Recipe: Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
If there’s such a thing as culinary soul mates, chocolate and peanut butter fit that description. This classic chocolate sheet cake is a cinch to make and boasts a rich peanut butter icing.
Chocolate Covered Bacon Recipe
Recipe: Chocolate-Covered Bacon
For the adventurer in your life, the unexpected meld of chocolate and bacon will be a captivating treat. Chocolate covered bacon can be covered in crushed peanuts, pistachios or even a marshmallow drizzle.
Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Recipe: Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Red velvet marries Valentine’s Day color and sweet (but not too-sweet) cheesecake flavor. Cut into heart-shaped servings and arrange on a simple tray for maximum festivity.
Homemade Conversation Hearts Recipe
Recipe: Homemade Conversation Hearts
Put a homemade spin on a schoolyard favorite. This plumped up version of conversation hearts leaves lots of room for creativity. Adorn hearts with sweet sayings or monograms.
Ultimate Valentine’s Day Truffle Recipe
Recipe: Ultimate Valentine’s Day Truffle
Valentine’s candy gets a luxurious upgrade in these chocolatey truffles. Almond cakes and berry preserves are the secret to achieving layered flavor.
Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies Recipe
Recipe: Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies
A Valentine’s treat that’s ideal for sharing; these sandwich cookies can be easily wrapped in cheery paper for a Valentine’s gift.
Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe
Recipe: Molten Chocolate Cake
Emulate the feeling of dessert at a fine steakhouses with miniature molten chocolate cakes. Just beware that by using individual ramekins you may encourage the chocoholic in your life not to share.
Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies
Recipe: Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies
Have no fear—the gluten-free love of your life can still enjoy Valentine’s sweets. These flourless chocolate cookies rely on chopped walnuts instead of flour.