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Regardless of your feelings about Valentine’s Day (“It’s the best!” or “It was invented by the devil!”), you have to admit it’s a great excuse to satisfy your sweet tooth. This year, try baking one of these 58 Valentine’s Day dessert recipes to complete your romantic dinner menu—with love, of course. We've got recipes for everything from chocolate cake to heart-shaped brownies to no-bake cheesecake jars that are perfect for celebrating February 14 with your other half.

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1. Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

That’s a cream cheese and marshmallow filling, in case you needed another reason to make these.

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2. No-Bake, Gluten-Free Rose Petal Brownies

Psst: They’re also vegan and sugar-free.

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3. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

You know how we feel about dessert mash-ups.

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4. Red Velvet Lava Cakes

The gooey chocolate center really seals the deal.

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5. Pink Party Doughnuts

Official proclamation: Dessert for breakfast is totally fine on V-Day.

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6. Cupid’s Cupcakes

Between the strawberry-Nutella buttercream and freeze-dried strawberry dust, you’re officially Cupid in an apron.

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7. Red Velvet Brownies

Savor everything you love about red velvet cake without fussing with all those layers.

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8. Mini Chocolate Tarts

These dainty little tartlets are bound to impress, but they’re actually super easy to make. (You don’t even need a rolling pin.)

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9. Valentine’s Day Cupcakes for Two

A pair of chocolate spice cakes topped with whipped cream and sprinkles, ready in just ten minutes. Thanks, Coterie member Stefani Pollack.

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10. Salted Caramel Brownies

Be still our salty-sweet loving heart. A heart-shaped cookie cutter makes them holiday appropriate in a flash.

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11. Lemon Rose Shortbread Cookies

Want a break from chocolate? We love these delicate, buttery shortbread cookies. Add some rose petals if you’re feeling fancy.

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12. Mini Berry Nutella Heart Pies

We love the way the berry filling peeks out the tops of these adorable hand pies. Serve them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a pile of extra napkins.

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13. Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting

The raspberry-cream cheese frosting works overtime, adding much-needed tang to the cookie-brownie base.

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14. Easy Nutella Mousse

Mousse seems like the kind of dessert reserved for fancy restaurants, but it’s actually so simple to make at home.

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15. Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

Two V-Day icons in one decadent dessert. It only takes four additional pantry staples to pull them together.

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16. Bite-Size Almond Raspberry Spoon Cakes

Indulge a little or a lot (like, a dozen).

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17. Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

Might we suggest dropping these off in cute goodie bags to the kids' classmates?

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18. Chrissy Teigen’s 3-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

You only need dairy and chocolate chips for the mousse, but the salty crackle of Rice Krispies and hazelnuts is well worth the extra work.

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19. Valentine's Day White Chocolate Popcorn

Three ingredients, plus the optional (read: essential) addition of sprinkles and conversation hearts.

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20. 3-Ingredient Strawberry Ice-Cream Shell

It's never too cold out for sundaes in our book.

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21. Mini Tiramisu

Feel free to pour the brandy or rum with a heavy hand.

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22. M&M Cheesecake Cookie Bars

Chewy, tangy, creamy and flat-out festive.

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23. Ruby Red Grapefruit Panna Cotta

This Italian treat is timelessly elegant and only calls for six ingredients.

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24. Chocolate Shortbread Heart Cookies

Use Dutch processed cocoa powder for a richer chocolate flavor.

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25. Gluten-Free Apple Rose Tart

The press-in pecan crust is a breeze to assemble, meaning you'll have plenty of time and energy left to craft the apple-rose toppers.

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26. Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Tiny meringues stuffed with chocolate hazelnut spread? Excuse us while we inhale the whole plate.

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27. Raspberry Rose Chocolate Cupcakes for Two

The key to the frosting is raspberry preserves and a dash of rose water.

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28. 3-Ingredient Blood Orange Granita

This grown-up take on shaved ice isn't limited to summertime. Especially during citrus season.

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29. Easy Frosted Valentine Sugar Cookies

Your kids will be chomping at the bit to help decorate them.

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30. Rosé Poached Pears with Ginger and Vanilla

The only way we're eating fruit for dessert from now on is if it's soaked in wine.

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31. Blueberry, Blackberry and Raspberry Soufflés

The secret to foolproof soufflé? Don't over-mix the batter.

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32. Easy Valentine’s Day Nougat Candy

We didn't know mini marshmallows had this in them.

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33. Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cups

Your date is sure to ask what fancy candy store you bought them at.

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34. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Boxed cake mix never looked this good.

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35. Pink Chocolate Dipped Palmiers

How classy are these? No one would guess you started with store-bought palmiers.

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36. No-Bake Dessert Lasagna

This frees your oven up to cook Valentine's Day dinner.

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37. Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Pair it with a batch of chocolate-covered strawberries.

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38. Vegan & Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Ginger Tart

No butter, eggs or milk to be found here.

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39. Frozen Chocolate Soufflé

Scared of your soufflé deflating before it hits the table? This foolproof recipe calls for freezing the soufflés for a few hours instead of baking them.

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40. Raspberry Hugs Chocolate Cookies

They're stuffed with creamy raspberry-chocolate candies.

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41. Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

Ending dinner with coffee and dessert has a whole new meaning.

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42. The Easiest 3-Ingredient Brigadeiro

Our pink strawberry version has V-Day written all over it.

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43. Red Velvet Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate-cream cheese ice cream + chocolate cookies = a one-way ticket to our happy place.

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44. Chocolate Raspberry Fool

As simple to make as a microwave mug cake, but so much more satisfying and impressive.

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45. Valentine's Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

These just never get old, do they?

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46. Blackberry Jam Pie-Crust Straws

Thanks to store-bought puff pastry, these come together in just 35 minutes.

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47. Heart Pancakes

Serve them to the kids for breakfast or stack them with homemade whipped cream and fresh berries for dessert.

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48. Neapolitan Pie

Complete with layers of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry custard. The nostalgia is real.

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49. Gluten-Free Lemon-Raspberry Pavlova

One perk of having pavlova instead of cake? You can have two (or, ahem, three) slices without feeling too bogged down.

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50. Strawberry, Cardamom and Pistachio Pavlova Bites

Wow. We can hear your date's oohs and aahs already.

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51. Chocolate-Stuffed Brownie Bites

Chewy at the edges, fudgy in the middle and stuffed with your favorite milk chocolate.

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52. Angel Food Cake

It's light as air, leaving you with plenty of room for another glass of vino.

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53. Puff-Pastry Plum and Thyme Galette

Just lay the puff pastry in a skillet, pile on the fruit and bake to golden-brown perfection.

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54. Churro Bites with Chocolate Sauce

Fried dough rolled in cinnamon sugar is our love language.

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55. Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Alternative charcuterie boards are trending for a reason. Pair chocolate with cookies for crunch, popcorn for salt and fresh raspberries for tartness.

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56. Caramel-Stuffed Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

We have nothing against old-school gingerbread, but we’re swooning over the gooey, molten center in these sweets.

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57. No-Bake Mini Mason Jar Spiced Cheesecakes

On the list of things we love: eating cake. On the list of things we hate: baking cake. Problem solved with these adorable no-bake mini mason jar spiced cheesecakes. Thanks to store-bought red currant jelly, these little guys take ten minutes to whip up and then magically come together in the fridge.

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58. CRANBERRY CHAI SPICE THUMBPRINT COOKIES

Bursting with blood oranges, cranberries and cinnamon.

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