Valentine’s day is upon us! It’s time to show those of us we care about just how much . . . well, we care about them! And nothing says I love and appreciate you more than a thoughtful, made from scratch dessert. Here is a list of my top 10 desserts that you must try this Valentine’s day. And if you’re single, show yourself some love and indulge on your own!
Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies
Recipe/Photo: Turning The Clock Back
I love that there are no artificial ingredients in this recipe. It is pink and delicious using fresh raspberries!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Cake
Recipe/Photo: Dessert Chica Ramblings
Nothing spells L.O.V.E. like peanut butter and chocolate!
Chocolate Goody Bars
Recipe/Photo: Cute As A Fox
I like the Chocolate Goody bars because it takes a regular brownie mix and elevates it until something special without a lot of extra effort. And it combines the crunch of rice crispy treats!
Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice
Recipe/Photo: Virtually Yours
By far the CUTEST recipe on my list, but also a fun one that you can tackle with your kids.
Valentine Cookie Bark
Recipe/Photo: Around My Family Table
This treat is beautifully colorful and can be modified to accommodate food allergies.
Recipe/Photo: Our Family World
Because Nutella. Enough Said.
Easiest Ever Two Ingredient Chocolate Fudge
Recipe/Photo: Mommy Kat and Kids
The reason why this was chosen is in the title! It’s easy to make and easily customized.
Andes Mint Chocolate Cookies
Recipe/Photo: Gator Mommy Reviews
Who doesn’t like mint and chocolate?
Chocolate and Maca Mousse
Recipe/Photo: Peru Delights
Delicious and Sugar free. My mouth is watering already.
Tiny Heart Pancakes
Recipe/Photo: Divine Miss Mommy
I believe in starting your day by showing some love, and what better way than with tiny heart pancakes!
Vianessa is a professional actress who leads a not-so-secret double life as a freelance writer. An East-coaster by birth, and West-coaster by circumstance, Vianessa believes that lots of sci-fi, kayaking, travel and personal style are the key to a happy life. When not on set or writing, she can be found hanging out with family and friends or at the local arcade. Vianessa on Instagram.