15 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Actually Worth Celebrating, Even If You're Totally Over This Holiday

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15 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Actually Worth Celebrating, Even If You're Totally Over This Holiday

Valentine's Day is perfect for spending with your significant other but even more so, it's the perfect reason to get together and make something sweet. Forget the box of chocolate — Valentine’s Day desserts are where it’s at this time of year, from decadent chocolate-covered strawberries to perfectly pink cupcakes to red velvet everything. Make an amazing dessert to enjoy together, by yourself, or give out as gifts to the ones you love. Here are 15 delicious recipes that are sure to taste just as amazing as they look, and will make this Valentine's Day just a little bit sweeter.

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Red Velvet Roll Cake

Red velvet cake is good at any time of the year, but it’s never more perfect than around Valentine’s Day. This red velvet roll cake with white chocolate cream cheese filling from Brown Eyed Baker will make your Valentine’s Day so much sweeter.

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Strawberry Brown Sugar Buttermilk Ice Cream

We’ll all scream for this homemade, strawberry and brown sugar buttermilk ice cream from Cookie Monster Cooking. Pink and perfect for an after dinner treat, or eaten wrapped up on the couch for a night in.

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Brownie Trifles With Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry sauce, raspberry whipped cream, and brownies. Could there be a better combination? And the raspberries on top look like hearts. It’s the perfect Valentine’s date night dessert from My Baking Addiction.

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Valentine's Day Krispie Treats

Relive your childhood with these easy-to-make treats this Valentine’s Day. These Rice Krispie treats from Cookies and Cups are the perfect dessert for a significant other, your friends, or your coworkers, and everyone will love you for it. 

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Strawberry Pink Champagne Sorbet

Perfect for whoever you’re spending V-Day with, this sorbet has just the right amount of champagne, and what goes better with that than strawberries? Nothing! Plus, this recipe from The Messy Baker only uses three ingredients, so not even the worst cook could mess it up.

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White Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Valentine’s Day was made for chocolate. They go hand in hand. These brownies from The Messy Baker are the perfect chocolate fix this year!

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Red Velvet Cupcakes in a Jar

There is just something that makes desserts even more irresistible when they come in a cute jar — and these red velvet cupcakes from My Baking Addiction are no exception. A fun spin on the usual cupcakes, these are easy and fun Valentine’s treats.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without this tried and true favorite. Simple to make as a Valentine’s surprise, not to mention a fun DIY to do as a couple, this recipe from Confections of a Foodie Bride won’t let you down!

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Fresh Cherry Coke Float

We’ve all had rootbeer floats, but have you tried a cherry coke float? Made with fresh cherries, no less? If you haven’t, Confections of a Foodie Bride has a recipe for you and your loved ones to try this Valentine’s Day. Pro tip: You can get those cute paper straws at Target!

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Super Soft Strawberry Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are not just a Christmas treat — these bad boys made by Domestic Fits are the perfect cookie to help get your Valentine’s Day celebration underway.

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Chocolate Mousse Tarts With Raspberries

I don’t know about you, but chocolate mousse might be my favorite dessert in the world. Add some raspberries for good measure, and we’re onto something beautiful. Try them yourself with this recipe from Cooking for Keeps.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles

Cheesecake? Good. Cheesecake in popsicle form? Even better. Try this fun take on a classic dessert from Domestic Fits.

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Spicy Chocolate Bark with Chipotle and Almonds

Really spice things up this Valentine’s Day with this creative take on chocolate: Chipotle and almond bark! Festive and pink, this recipe from Foodie Crush will help you heat up in a delicious way.

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Banana Split Cupcakes

The best ice cream treat made into a cupcake… what could be better? This recipe from Your Cup of Cake will help you win over anyone your heart desires this Valentine’s Day.

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Red Velvet Cheesecake-Stuffed Cake Balls

These delicious looking cake balls from Willow Bird Baking make not just an amazing dessert, but a great homemade present to give to friends as well. Packed into a cute Chinese takeout container, they look just as amazing as they’re sure to taste.

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