Easy chocolate brownies are dolled up with tinted buttercream for Valentine's Day.
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Easy, lightly chewy sugar cookies are rolled in pink sprinkles to make them perfect for your Valentine.
Pretty in pink: chewy strawberry flavored cookies dotted with two kinds of chocolate.
In this toothsome homemade take on a commercial classic, a tender, flaky heart shaped crust is filled with Nutella, then baked to crispy-on-the edges, soft-on-the-inside perfection. A healthy dollop of confectioners' sugar glaze with rainbow sprinkles makes these treats as adorable as they are sweet.
With a heart-shaped cookie cutter it's easy to make a special treat for your favorite doughnut-loving Valentine.
70% cacao chocolate, yolks, and a bit of heavy cream add up to one heck of a deep, dark, sinfully decadent baked chocolate custard.
This retro layer cake is dotted with Maraschino cherries and chopped almonds.
This white chocolate soufflé is swirled with a touch of red, making it a perfect Valentine's Day treat for two (or four!).
This quick, creamy dessert is perfect for two people. It needs to be made the night or morning before serving, but requires less than ten minutes of actual work!
These fruit forward raspberry macaroons get a contrasting drizzle of dark chocolate. They make a great DIY gift on Valentine's Day.
These pretty in pink, berry-luscious, and chocolaty cupcakes will get you in the mood for Valentine's Day.
Based on a traditional sweet from Piedmont, these are two petite chocolate cookies sandwiched around raspberry jam.
Let's get one thing straight. There is nothing necessary about coating your Valentine's Day chocolates with more chocolate. But oh, does it ever taste good.
These fun ice cream sandwiches are great for a special occasion like Valentine's Day.
Old school cheesecake, with a white chocolate twist.
Romantic cupcakes for Valentine's Day.
It's not hard to see why these cookies are a time-honored tradition. They're simple to make, but the pleasure that they provide is tenfold: like a slightly drier and less sweet version of a sugar cookie, they taste delectable when dipped in strong coffee.
Sprite gives the candies a faint acidity that helps them taste like the real thing, and to that same end I've made suggestions for how to flavor each color to match the classic flavor line up. But don't hesitate to experiment! No doubt you'll think of all sorts of fun, alternative flavor pairings limited only by the extracts or freeze dried fruits you can get your hands on.
The bourbon can be omitted for a kid-friendly dessert.
This seasonal variation on the classic Canadian treat is easy to execute, and the cute upgrade is pretty immense, with a Neapolitan-hued (if not flavored) treats that are as adorable to behold as they are rich, decadent, and satisfying to eat. But don't forget to keep a toothbrush nearby, because these treats are extremely sugary.