Love Is All You Need: 12 Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

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Even though Valentine’s Day is all about showing people in your life that you love them, it’s also very much about the candy and treats. Just saying. This year, instead of showering your special someone with boxed candy and store-bought cookies, why not make a special dessert, straight from the heart? We’ve rounded up 10 adorable Valentine’s Day dessert recipes that are perfect for sharing the love.


1. M&M’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Bars

Is it a cookie, is it a bar? It’s both and it’s delicious! Cookie dough is whipped up and mixed with chocolate chips and red and pink M&M’s, then pressed into a dish. Top with more M&M’s, bake and give to the ones you love!

Get the recipe at


2. Loaded Valentine’s Day Bark

Dark chocolate and lots of crunchy goodies like Oreos, pretzels, M&M’s and white chocolate chips come together to make this tasty Valentine’s Day bark. The sweet treat is perfect for handing out on the big day and enjoying on the post.

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3. XOXO Rice Krispie Treats

Everyone loves a sweet Rice Krispie treat and these festive red and pink X’s and O’s are sure to become your new fav come Valentine’s Day. Made with food coloring and cut with cookie cutters, this dessert is super easy and just takes a little planning. These would be so cute to pack in your little’s lunch (and maybe even hubby’s too!).

See how this dessert is done, along with other party planning tips and crafts at

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood

Editor at Red Tricycle
I'm a born and bred Southern California native and currently the managing editor at Red Tri. I get to share my life with my husband of 13 years and our beautiful, 5-year old daughter. In my free time you'll catch me cheering for the Dodgers, cooking, baking, reading, crafting and probably watching a little HGTV!
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