The Best Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Desserts

The Best Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Desserts
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The Best Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Desserts

There's no easier way to say "I love you" this Valentine's Day than with a heart-shaped dessert. Our sumptuous shortbread cookies, delectable chocolate pies and fabulous fruit tarts are guaranteed to tug on your loved ones' heartstrings with each bite. Whether you're preparing a romantic meal for two or entertaining an intimate group of guests, you're sure to find a sweet for your sweet tooth in our appetizing assortment here.

Chocolate Almond Brownie Heart Recipe

A hidden layer of cherry makes this fudgey heart unexpected and indulgent.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Almond Brownie Heart

Valentine Cookie Bouquets

These scrumptious sugar cookies are lovely on their own, but you can make them really stand out by arranging them in this unique bouquet design.

Get the recipe: Valentine Cookie Bouquets

Easy Linzer Heart Tarts

Linzer Tarts may seem intimidating, but refrigerated cookie dough makes these impressive cookies a cinch.

Get the recipe: Easy Linzer Heart Tarts

White Chocolate Sweetheart Cake

The white chocolate icing on this cake provides a blank canvas for you to draw, design, and express your love.

Get the recipe: White Chocolate Sweetheart Cake

Light-My-Fire Brownie Sundaes

What's even better than an ooey-gooey brownie? An ooey-gooey brownie a la mode with brandied cherries, of course!

Get the recipe: Light-My-Fire Brownie Sundaes

Raspberry Meringue Hearts

Homemade meringues can be tricky, but once you've mastered the art of these airy treats, everyone will be impressed with your baking chops.

Get the recipe: Raspberry Meringue Hearts

White Chocolate Raspberry Heart Cheesecake

This cheesecake gets the Valentine's Day treatment with raspberries and decadent white chocolate.

Get the recipe: White Chocolate Raspberry Heart Cheesecake

Hazelnut Linzer Hearts

Give the typical Linzer tart an unexpected twist with a sprinkling of toasted, chopped hazelnuts.

Get the recipe: Hazelnut Linzer Hearts

Big Hearted Cookies

Store-bought cookie dough and icing let you spend less time baking and more time decorating.

Get the recipe: Big Hearted Cookies

Valentine Dessert for Two

These heart-shaped sponge cakes may appear complicated, but look closer: They're Twinkies! Cut the snack cakes on a bias and decorate with berries for an unbelievably easy, nostalgic dessert.

Get the recipe: Valentine Dessert For Two


Heart-shaped treats on Valentine's Day are seemingly one of those extra-special ways to say "I love you." We not only recommend going the extra mile, we encourage it!

Entertaining guests, cooking for loved ones or that very special someone? Check out our slideshow above for a few sweet and delectable dessert recipe ideas!

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