15 Chocolate Recipes For Valentine's Day That Will Make Anyone Fall In Love

When you think of Valentine's Day, one of the first things that should come to mind is chocolate. For chocolate lovers, V-Day is the best day of the year, because it's the one day where it's totally acceptable to eat chocolate everything. I mean, what is really better than a holiday where you're expected to receive a box of truffles from someone you love? I'm having trouble thinking of anything.

This year, don't focus on the fact that February 14th is also about love and relationships and all that corny stuff — focus on the fact that this is the day where you should put all of your energy into making delicious chocolate desserts. It doesn't matter if you're making them for a significant other, a group of friends, or just yourself — these recipes deserve to be made and eaten and enjoyed. Make everyone's Valentine's Day better with these 15 chocolate recipes you'll want to eat every day of the year.

Chocolate Cherry Cake

There’s just something about the combination of chocolate and cherries that seems so perfect for Valentine’s Day. Maybe because they’re both foods commonly associated with sex? I’m not sure, but it doesn’t really matter, especially when your cake is this delicious.

Recipe and Source: A Pastry Affair

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Spritz Cookie

If you have a cookie press, you have to make these adorable little heart shaped cookies. The only way you can make strawberries and chocolate better is to make the strawberry into a cookie.

Recipe and Source: Bake Love Give

Chocolate Frosted Donuts with Potato Chips

OK, I know a donut and potato chips sounds weird, but… wait, no it doesn’t. It sounds GENIUS. Everything about this looks wonderful.

Recipe and Photo: How Sweet It Is

Nutella Strawberry Hand Pies

Nutella counts as chocolate, right? Of course it does, don’t answer that. These little hand pies remind me of a pastry or toaster strudel, and shaped into hearts makes them really adorable.

Recipe and Photo: Cookie Monster Cooking

Super Fancy Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

You can’t get much more elaborate or decadent than this giant chocolate cake. It’s really ideal for more than two people… although, who am I kidding, why would you want to share this?

Recipe and Photo: Willow Bird Baking

Fudgy Brownie and Raspberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Let’s be real — the only way you can make a brownie better is to add ice cream, and vice versa. The raspberry ice cream makes this look very appropriate for Valentine’s Day.

Recipe and Photo: Averie Cooks

Chocolate Raspberry Spritz Teddy Bears

Why buy a stuffed animal teddy bear when you could make a chocolate cookie shaped like a teddy bear? I mean, it’s a no-brainer.

Recipe and Photo: Bake Love Give

Salted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Instead of buying truffles like everyone else, make them yourself and then bake them into cookies. It’s the only way to make truffles better.

Recipe and Photo: How Sweet It Is

Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Strawberry Frosting

These are perfect for Valentine’s Day. Make them as pink and red and cutesy as you want them to be.

Recipe and Photo: Cookie Monster Cooking

Raspberry Thin Mint Trifle

Chocolate pudding, Thin Mint cookies, raspberries, whipped cream… this is a great recipe to mix up if you’re not really in the mood to bake.

Recipe and Photo: Your Cup Of Cake

Valentine's Day Chocolate Cake Pops

OMG how cute are these? If you’re willing to spend a whole lot of time on your Valentine’s Day dessert, make these teddy bear shaped cake pops. They’re the cutest things you’ll ever eat.

Recipe and Photo: Bakerella

Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars

These look amazing. A creamy red velvet cheesecake filling on top of a chocolate crust. Can I eat these every single day?

Recipe and Photo: Baked By Rachel

Chocolate Caramels

Homemade caramel is actually a lot easier to make than you would think, so instead of buying a box of Russell Stover’s, make your own and impress your date.

Recipe and Photo: Bake Love Give

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Make something different this February 14th with these cupcakes that will remind you of having a root beer float on a hot summer’s day.

Recipe and Photo: How Sweet It Is

Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Hearts

If you’re looking for something simple that works for the holiday, go for this. It’s basically just chocolate cake in the shape of a heart, and you can’t go wrong there.

Recipe and Photo: Hummingbird High