There’s nothing that understands your feelings more than chocolate; no more comforting presence than cookies; nothing that wants your undivided love and attention more than red velvet. It’s time to just give these desserts the chance they deserve this Valentine’s Day. Don’t be heartless, eat a brownie.
1. Cabernet Chocolate Truffles
Ever wonder how you could have your wine with your chocolate without having to burden yourself with the motions of drinking and eating? Great news, lazy friends: wine-infused chocolate truffles. Get the recipe here.
2. Mint Chocolate Covered Oreos
Just 5 ingredients go into these easy-to-make wonders. The time you save baking means more time for eating! Dip into this recipe.
3. Slutty Brownies
This brownie has been around the block with a few desserts: chocolate chip cookies, Oreos, oh my. Not necessarily to be used as your life role model, but check out how great slutty can be when it’s dessert time. Recipe here.
4. Nutella-Stuffed French Toast
Let’s not forget Valentine’s Day starts with breakfast. Start your day off the right way by making this stuffed French toast. You deserve it.
5. Thick Italian Hot Chocolate
Silky, rich hot chocolate promises to keep you safe and warm this Valentine’s Day. Lucky for you, hot chocolate is notoriously trustworthy so get cozy and drink your dessert with this recipe.
6. Molten Lava Caramel Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
With a name that tells you everything you need to know, these cookies will melt your heart like their molten centers. Recipe here.
7. Death by Chocolate Cookie for One
This cookie is big enough to be your boyfriend, but brings none of the drama. Check out why chocolate makes the best date. Get the recipe here.
8. Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Brownie
When you get tired of spitefully devouring those peanut butter cups you bought yourself at CVS, use them to make this magnificent creation instead. Brownies are much more suited to emotional eating. Check out this recipe.
9. Red Velvet Cream Cheese Brownies
Nothing says V-Day like red velvet. These brownies are the perfect excuse to prove your holiday spirit while baking away all of your feelings. Recipe here.
10. Bourbon Marshmallow S’mores with Bacon
Booze and bacon: The two most comforting things on Earth combine with chocolate and marshmallows, leaving no more room in your heart for a significant other. It’s just you and these s’mores.
11. Samoa Pretzel Sticks
Don’t want the evidence around that you ate that whole box of Samoas? No worries: make these Samoa pretzel sticks instead and bypass that container situation. Check out how to make them here.
12. Butter Toffee Heath Popcorn
You’ll find yourself more attached to this popcorn than to any individual in your life as you eat handful after handful. Give in to temptation and make a batch.
13. Funfetti Whoopie Pies
Maybe chocolate isn’t the way to your heart this Valentine’s Day. These colorful concoctions understand and are here for you. Recipe here.
14. Raspberry Nutella Mug Pie
Portioned for one and served in the cutest way possible, this mug pie redefines the meaning of mug baked goods. Just when you thought the mug cookie was the only individual dessert for you, here comes the mug pie.
15. Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites
Nice and small, these bite-sized desserts will bring just the sweetness you need as you experience all of the feels with a Netflix rom-com. Recipe here.
16. S’mores Dip
Dip graham crackers, marshmallows (s’mores inception?), strawberries, your feelings, everything into this addicting dessert. Get the scoop here.
17. 20-Minute Cinnamon Roll Pull Aparts
These cute, mini-cinnamon rolls promise to treat you well as you pull apart each layer and get right to its cinnamon-y heart of gold. Click here for the recipe.
18. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
Red velvet strikes again in cookie form. Fudgy and chewy, it’s hard not to fall in love with this stud. Recipe here.
19. Boyfriend Brownies
Why are these boyfriend brownies? They’re definitely not for your boyfriend, nor should they be shared with your boyfriend. No, it’s because these caramel-filled brownies are so absolutely delicious, you want them to be your boyfriend. Meet your new BF here.
20. Maple Bacon Rice Krispie Treats
Bacon, marshmallow and chocolate have come to rescue you from your pity party with this upgraded Rice Krispie treat. Let this treat help you.
21. Cookies ‘n Cream Puppy Chow
Two kinds of chocolate plus Oreo cookie crumbs make this already addicting snack even more appealing. Discover crack in food form by following this link.
22. Red Velvet Waffles
Red velvet can be for every meal of the day so why not try it for breakfast with these waffles. Included is a recipe for cream cheese icing to drizzle on top and make breakfast the best meal of the day. Recipe here.
23. Monster Cookie Dough Dip
Instead of sitting on the couch alone with a bowl of raw cookie dough, praying the day won’t end with a case of salmonella, make this eggless cookie dough dip. Recipe here.
24. Triple Layer Cookie Butter S’mores Bars
For when your Valentine’s Day is turning into one of those kinds of days, this is the dessert for you. Comfort food is a click away.
25. Five-Ingredient Microwave Caramel Chocolate Fudge
You don’t need to buy yourself a box of chocolates this year. As long as you’ve got a microwave, you can make this delectable fudge. Get the recipe.
26. Sweet & Salty Dark Chocolate Bark
When you need some balance in your life, this confection shows you how it’s done with its perfect proportion of salty and sweet. Learn something this Valentine’s Day.
27. Oreo Red Velvet Cupcakes
Why have one dessert when you can combine two? Oreos and red velvet cake find holy matrimony in this 2-for-1 dessert. Have your cake and eat it (and an Oreo), too.
28. Mug Brownie
It may seem impossible to have something so sinfully rich and chocolate-y ready to eat in two minutes, but you’ll realize the magic of this single-serving dessert the moment you take a bite. Recipe here.
29. Chocolate Wasted Cake
You only have room for one love in your life and it is chocolate. If this describes you, you should make this masterpiece: dense chocolate layer cake with bittersweet buttercream frosting, topped with chocolate candies and chocolate ganache. Forget tipsy; you’re getting wasted off chocolate.
30. Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
No Valentine’s dessert list would be complete without a molten lava cake. Check out why it’s such a classic with this easy-to-follow recipe, courtesy of your friends here at Spoon U. When you’ve mastered the basic, you can try your hand at the rest of the lava cake family.
31. Peanut Butter Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
Introducing a member of the molten lava cake family just mentioned above. Enjoy this edible volcano of extra-melty peanut butter and chocolate. Recipe here.
And just in case all of these desserts leave you wanting more, there’s always alcohol. . .
Champagne and strawberry Jell-O shots can heal any broken heart; you may just need to have more than one to realize it. Cheers.