Valentine’s Day is less than a week away! Can you believe it? I’m already thinking about baking up some yummy sweets and my kiddos have made a few requests for their favorite Valentine’s Day Desserts. In this roundup of delicious Valentine’s dessert ideas you’ll find everything chocolate, pink and romantic!

all of the best Valentine's Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day sometimes gets a bad wrap, but I love it. It’s a great day to show how grateful you are for the special people in your life. I have fun spoiling my loved ones with a few Valentine’s Day desserts and other mushy little treats.

To get you started with your Valentine’s Day baking, here are my top Valentine’s Day Desserts. You’ll find everything from decorated cookies and cakes to decadent cheesecake, cupcakes, and brownies. There are tons of options to delight your family and friends!

Is your sweet tooth ready? It’s time to indulge in all things sweet!

Now let’s take a peek at these irresistible Valentine’s Day desserts! If you make any of these recipes, be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! Share a photo on Instagram, tag me @kimscravings and use the hashtag #kimscravings – I love seeing what you guys are making. Enjoy!

Valentine’s Day Desserts – All The Cakes!

Chocolate Delight / Kim’s Cravings / A layered pudding dessert that looks impressive and tastes amazing, but is so easy to whip up! It’s made with a pecan cookie crust that’s topped with layers of cheesecake filling, pudding, and Cool Whip. This chocolate layered dessert is perfect for all of the chocolate lovers in your life.

chocolate delight served on a white plate with a bite taken out

The Best Paleo Chocolate Cake with Paleo Chocolate Frosting / Ambitious Kitchen / Absolutely incredible paleo chocolate cake made with almond flour and coconut flour and topped with a whipped paleo chocolate frosting. Once you make this, you’ll never need another chocolate cake recipe again.

chocolate cake on a white plate with a bite on a fork

Cherry Cheesecake Bars / Kim’s Cravings / These cheesecake bars just happen to be one of my VERY favorite desserts! A creamy, luscious cheesecake filling spread over a buttery graham cracker crust and then finished off with a sweet cherry topping – what could be better?! These bars are always a hit and make the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert! 

fork cutting into a cheesecake bar topped with cherries

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake / Running With Spoons / High in protein, low in fat, low in sugar, and roughly 150 calories per slice — this No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake makes a perfect cool and creamy Valentine’s Day treat!

a piece of Strawberry Cheesecake on a white plate topped with fresh strawberries


Gluten Free Hostess Cupcakes / Lexi’s Clean Kitchen / Homemade Gluten Free Hostess Cupcakes are so fun for V-day! It starts with a super moist gluten-free chocolate cupcake, filled with homemade marshmallow fluff (made without any refined sugar) and dipped in a dairy-free chocolate ganache! Pipe on either some of the marshmallow fluff or melted white chocolate to complete the classic hostess-style cupcake look!

homemade hostess cupcakes on a white plate with a hand grabbing one

Easy Coffee Cake / Kim’s Cravings / This easy coffee cake recipe is a simple yet elegant crumb cake that’s topped with the most delicious cinnamon sugar streusel. My classic coffee cake is made moist with sour cream and is perfect for a baby shower, holiday brunches or a coffee date with some girlfriends!

small squares of coffee cake on a plate near a mug of coffee

Vegan White Cake With Frosting / Cotter Crunch / Celebrate any occasion with this classic vegan white cake. Easy to make, soft and moist. A white cake without eggs or dairy! The frosting is made with just coconut cream and cocoa to give a chocolaty decadent taste. {Gluten Free, Paleo Friendly}

cake cut into slices and topped with thick chocolate frosting

Black Forest Mug Cake / Downshiftology / This black forest mug cake is an easy, mini black forest cake with all the cherry, chocolatey goodness of the traditional version. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly.

little chocolate cakes on white plates, topped with whipped cream and cherries

Healthy Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes With Frosting / Paleo Gluten Free Eats / Fluffy paleo chocolate cupcakes made in the blender in 5 minutes! These chocolate cupcakes are made with healthy ingredients, avocado buttercream, and natural sprinkles!

Chocolate Cupcakes With Frosting and sprinkles

Raw Lemon Coconut Cheesecake Bars / Fit Foodie Finds / These raw Lemon Coconut Cheesecake Bars are naturally sweetened, gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and a perfectly refreshing dessert!

cheesecake bars cut into squares and topped with lemon zest

No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Tart / From My Bowl / You’ll hardly believe that this decadent No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Tart is made with only 8 healthy ingredients! Vegan, Sugar-Free, & Grain-Free.

Chocolate Raspberry Tart with one slice cut out

Fudgy No Bake Chocolate Cake Bites / Minimalist Baker / Fudgy chocolate cake bites that are vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and naturally sweetened! Just 7 ingredients required for this healthier dessert or snack!

Chocolate Cake Bites on white plates with a bowl full of colorful sprinkles

1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-free Vanilla Cake / Minimalist Baker / A 1-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that’s perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious frosted or unfrosted and SO easy to make! 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required.

tall slice of vanilla cake on a plate with a fork

Easy Cherry Cheesecake / Kim’s Cravings / What dessert dreams are made of! An easy, delicious pie topped with lightly tart cherries. No baking, only 6 ingredients (if using a prepared pie crust), about 8 minutes (hands-on time) and lots of kisses and hugs from your Valentine!

Slice of cherry cheesecake on a white plate with a gold spoon

Paleo Strawberry Shortcake / Paleo Running Momma / Classic strawberry shortcake is made gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo yet it’s every bit as delicious as the original!  Grain free Paleo biscuits are filled with lightly sweetened strawberries and an easy coconut whipped cream for a fun anytime dessert that everyone will love.

Strawberry shortcake with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Lemon Strawberry No Bake Paleo Cheesecake / Paleo Running Momma / This no-bake Paleo and vegan cheesecake has a chewy, naturally sweet crust, topped with a thick creamy lemon layer and a sweet creamy strawberry layer.  The cheesecake layers have a cashew base, come together quickly in a blender or food processor, and are then chilled to set.  Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free.

strawberry cheesecake on a white plate with sliced lemon

Valentine’s Day Recipes For Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies / Kim’s Cravings / These White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies are the best cookies ever! This easy recipe yields soft, chewy, flavorful cookies that are so pretty; studded with white chocolate chips and sweet dried red cranberries.

white chocolate cranberry cookies on a white counter and one with a bite taken out

Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Velvet Chocolate Frosting/ Ambitious Kitchen / Grain Free Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies — this easy one bowl cookie recipe can be made into cut out shapes or rolled into dough balls! Top with a silky velvet chocolate frosting if you’d like.

Chocolate heart-shaped sugar cookies with white and red sprinkles

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies / Kim’s Cravings / These easy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies made with an instant pudding mix are a family favorite recipe that I bake often. I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t love these soft, chewy cookies and my kids gobble them up.

double chocolate chip cookies on a baking sheet pan

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies / Sally’s Baking Addiction / These 6 ingredient Flourless Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies are so good, you won’t miss the butter and flour!

Chocolate cookies with colorful sprinkles

Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache Sandwich Cookies / Lexi’s Clean Kitchen / These Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache Sandwich Cookies are the cutest sweet treat, made even nicer because they are optionally free of the 14 most common allergens.

pink cookies stacked with chocolate spread inside

Mexican Wedding Cookies / Kim’s Cravings / These cookies are absolutely irresistible and a must make during any special time! They are made with either almonds or pecans and then rolled in powdered sugar for a melt in your mouth treat perfect for Valentine’s Day!

a plate filled with Mexican wedding cookies near Christmas lights

Valentine’s Day Recipes For Brownies and Bars

Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars / Kim’s Cravings / This cake mix brownie recipe is SO easy and SUPER delicious. These brownies are a cross between fudgy and cakey, with just the right amount of richness, to satisfy everyone’s craving.

brownies topped with chocolate chips

Flourless Strawberry Brownies / Running With Spoons / Flourless Strawberry Brownies made in one bowl with super simple ingredients! They’re grain-free, oil-free, and refined-sugar-free, so they make a deliciously healthy gluten-free and paleo treat for when those chocolate cravings hit.

Brownies with icing and strawberries

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Blondies /Sally’s Baking Addiction / My favorite soft & chewy peanut butter blondie recipe, lightened up with less sugar and whole wheat flour – without sacrificing any of the peanut butter taste!

heart-shaped blondies topped with chocolate chips and chocolate drizzle

Healthy Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats/ Kim’s Cravings / Super chewy, slightly crispy and made a little healthier – guys I can’t stop eating these Healthy Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats. Seriously, the BEST rice crispy treat EVAH!

Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats cut into squares and stacked on top of each other

Fudgy Peanut Butter Brownies / From My Bowl / Not only are these Peanut Butter Brownies fudgy, decadent, and delicious, but they’re also Vegan, Gluten-Free, and made from only 9 healthy ingredients!

woman's hand taking one Peanut Butter Brownie from a serving tray

Paleo Mini Skillet Brownies/ Downshiftology / Delicious gluten-free and paleo mini skillet brownies are topped with a dairy-free and vegan fresh mint chocolate chip ice cream.

Mini Skillet Brownie topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Easy Gluten Free Dairy Free BrowniesFood Faith Fitness / These Easy Gluten Free Dairy Free Brownies come together in less than an hour and are SO dense and chewy! Paleo friendly, healthy and SO tasty!

3 brownies stacked up one on top of another

Gluten Free Crackly Top Brownies / Kim’s Cravings / This is a recipe for my fellow chocolate addicts. For the thin, crinkly, crackly top lovers (brownie fans… you know what I’m talking about)… And for those who always grab another slice just to “make sure it’s good”!

three crackly brownies stacked up

Strawberry Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Brownie Bites / Cotter Crunch / These Gluten free brownie bites with a delicious strawberry and intense chocolate flavor combination are the perfect bite sized dessert. Dairy free option.

Strawberry brownie bites with chocolate drizzle stacked on a plate

Chocolate Covered Tart Cherry Rice Crispy Treats / Hummusapien / These easy Chocolate Covered Tart Cherry Rice Crispy Treats are a delicious, wholesome dessert made with almond butter and sweetened with honey!

chocolate cherry rice crispy treats cut into squares

Healthy Low Carb 1-Minute Brownie / Big Man’s World / A moist, gooey and fluffy chocolate brownie ready in less than one minute and completely low carb too! Made with no butter, oil, grains or sugar, this healthy mug brownie is paleo, vegan, gluten free, sugar free, keto friendly,low calorie, dairy free and has a tested oven option! 

healthy 1-minute low carb brownie

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookie Bars / Fit Foodie Finds / These Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookie Bars are about to change your life. They’re gooey on the inside, made with wholesome ingredients, and kid-friendly!

cookie bars stacked up with a bite out of the top one

Breads & Muffins For Valentine’s Day

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread / Kim’s Cravings / This recipe for chocolate chip banana bread is quite possibly the best banana bread in the world. SERIOUSLY! It’s so easy to make in one bowl and is a super moist banana bread. A classic banana bread recipe that’s filled with decadent chocolate chips – yes, please!

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread sliced on a bread board with a glass of milk

Strawberry Banana Muffins with Oat Streusel Topping / Kim’s Cravings / These easy strawberry banana muffins with oat streusel topping make a great breakfast, easy brunch recipe, or on-the-go snack! They are perfectly sweet, supremely moist and a Valentine’s Day favorite.

muffins on a wire cooling rack with a bite taken out of one

Best Healthy Double Chocolate Banana Muffins / Kim’s Cravings / These little gems truly surpassed my expectations. Super tender, fudgy and bursting with chocolate flavor – they’re EVERYTHING!

One Chocolate Muffin stacked on top of another

Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins / Kim’s Cravings / These raspberry oatmeal muffins are simple, wholesome, and satisfying. Made with raspberries, oats, and zero refined sugar, you can feel good eating one or two, or three!

raspberry oatmeal muffins stacked on a wooden cutting board

Other Valentine’s Day Desserts

Double Chocolate Truffles / Paleo Running Momma / These creamy, fudgy double chocolate truffles are a must-try for any chocolate lover! Dip this rich dark chocolate fudge filling in more chocolate and sprinkle with your favorite toppings. Gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and vegan.

chocolate truffles on a white plate with a bite taken out of one of them

Mexican Hot Chocolate / Kim’s Cravings / Mexican Hot Chocolate is so yummy stuff and the perfect Valentine’s Day drink! Topped with a little whipped cream and a sprinkling of spices it is an absolute must for chilly nights. It’s easy as can be to make too! You’ll never buy dry mix again!

hot cocoa in a glass mug and topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon

Raspberry Paleo Coconut Oil Fudge / Food Faith Fitness / A healthy, quick and easy freezer Paleo Coconut Oil Fudge recipe with no thermometer needed! Gluten free, dairy free, vegan and only 5 ingredients!

chocolate raspberry fudge cut up on parchment paper

Healthy Paleo Chocolate Glazed Donuts / Paleo Gluten Free Eats / Healthy paleo chocolate glazed donuts made with sweet potato instead of flour! Easy baked donut recipe perfect for celebrations! 

a chocolate donut with a bite taken out

Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts / Big Man’s World / For all the romantics, it’s like a healthy Reese’s peanut butter cup in a heart-shaped mold! 4 ingredients and with options to keep it nut free and peanut free, everyone will love these!

chocolate peanut butter hearts