10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dessert Recipes

10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dessert Recipes

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Chocolate addicts unite with this post filled with great ideas for easy Valentine’s Day chocolate desserts!

chocolate desserts for Valentine's Day!

Here are 10+ easy chocolate dessert recipes guaranteed to be a hit for any Valentine’s Day event!

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

Chocolate Ganache Filled Cookie Cups

Now if you know me, cooking is not my favorite.  At least not gourmet Julia Child cooking.  Baking is a little better – but anything I make has to be easy – and I’m always a huge fan of short cuts (in this case, Pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough is to thank for my shortcut.)

If you are a better baker than I, then you may prefer to use your own sugar cookie cookie recipe. As for me, I have no problem heading to Wegmans and picking up my 30 oz package of Pillsbury sugar cookie dough for this recipe.

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels 

I’m sure some brilliant person somewhere has already put two and two together (or three in this case), but alas… it took me a little bit longer.  Not that I haven’t combined chocolate and peanut butter together before.  Because I have.

Case in point my Hot n Gooey Cinnamon Toast Sandwich, Peanut Butter and Chocolate French Toast and my Chocolate Clusters. Simple ingredients.  Just three… that is all you need.

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

Cookies from Cake Mix Recipe: Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Want to know a secret to making super simple, yet fluffy and tasty cookie – pretty much a flawless solution?  Well, the trick is using a cake mix! You can make any cookies or cookie combinations using a cake mix.

The cookies are fluffier, tasty and cake mix is often much cheaper than cookie mix (and pre-made cookies). You can make all kinds of flavors and mix-ins too! Well, today we want to share Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies made from a cake mix!

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Pretzel Bites 

Valentine’s Day chocolate pretzel bites are delicious and simple to make. This recipe only uses three ingredients and takes less than five minutes to make. If you’re looking for a simple, yet elegant treat, than this recipe will be a crowd pleaser.

French chocolate tarte with dark chocolate ganache 

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate.  This tarte is so terrifically indulgent.  I make it for every occasion I can justify, and can’t stop eating it when I do!

It is a smooth, almost chewy chocolaty base covered with a deep chocolate ganache glaze.  A-maz-ing.

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

Easy Valentine Themed Pops Using Marshmallows (Dipped in Chocolate and Decorated) 

Want a fun, easy, breathtaking Valentine’s treat or dessert to make and share? Well, what about a Valentine party idea? This next idea is one that is frugal, fun, tasty and really makes for some beautiful treats.

You can make them ahead and pass out or take to a party – or make this a party feature and let everyone make and decorate their own Valentine Pops!

Heart Shaped Chocolate Covered Strawberries 

I personally love this little spin on traditional chocolate covered strawberries. Your kids will love them, too, and they’ll have a blast helping you make them! This is a fun way to spend time with the kiddos while making a delicious treat for Valentine’s Day!

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Covered Pretzels 

Alright, so I’m a little obsessed with chocolate covered pretzels.  They’re one of those things that are easy to make but you can make them all fancy-dancy so it looks like you slaved in the kitchen all day.

Here’s my chocolate covered pretzels recipe.  Did I mention you can make them for any holiday or function?  Here’s how I decorated some for Valentine’s day.

Nutella Buckeyes

Buckeyes. Simple peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. So simple, yet so amazing.

How can we make something so simple improved? You guessed it. Add Nutella and make Nutella Buckeyes.

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

5 Ingredient Shortbread Cookie Recipe 

Looking for a sweet treat that is easy, and that you probably have all of the ingredients for it right now?  Try this easy Shortbread Cookie Recipe!

Shortbread cookies are probably the most basic cookie you can make, so that even when cupboards are not flourishing with goodies, moms can still usually manage to put together flour, sugar, and butter and make up a batch of shortbread cookies as an “emergency” sweet treat.

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache

Looking for an easy, no bake, very rich and flat out delicious dessert?  Here is your solution:  No Bake Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache!

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert

No Bake Strawberries & Cream Icebox Cake Recipe 

Icebox cakes have been around for awhile, but I just finished making my first one!

I decided instead to make a strawberry icebox cake – which in my opinion is strawberry shortcake on steroids!  This is a scrumptious strawberry dessert that is creamy and delicious!  Drizzle it with some chocolate syrup on top before serving!

90 Second Brownie In A Mug 

My mother is a gourmet cook, and she would love to spend her days in the kitchen when I was growing up.  I on the other hand – I like my recipes to be fast and easy and would dread being in the kitchen all day. It’s so hard to me to justify the time cooking/baking when it will be consumed in minutes.

So whenever my mom finds an easy and quick recipe that I can handle, she passes it along to me.  Then, if it is easy enough, and tastes good, I’ll share it with you.  Here is the latest she found for me to try:  90 Second Easy Microwave Brownie in a Mug!

Don’t forget your coffee with your dessert!

When I have a rich chocolate dessert, I love having a cup of good coffee to go with it.  I recently tried the King Cake Community Coffee – and the slight vanilla & cinnamon flavor goes great with any chocolate treat!

This coffee was created to celebrate coming of the wise men bearing gifts to the Christ Child is celebrated twelve days after Christmas.

This is referred to as the Feast of the Epiphany, or Little Christmas on the Twelfth Night. King Cake continues the celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany with a special cake to honor the Three Kings.

Read more about it over here!

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