Valentine’s Day is often celebrated with an abundance of sweets. Growing up in school, it was lollipops and chocolate, and now as an adult, things aren’t much different. However, now the people you celebrate aren’t just limited to those other kids in your class. Now there are significant others, family members, work colleagues, and college pals to consider. Want to find a way to celebrate them while not resorting to Jolly Ranchers? These baked goods are a great step up from the sweets you were familiar with as a child that will still help you celebrate the season of love. 

Valentine’s Baked Donuts

If you want to share the love at work on Wednesday morning or want to surprise your family or friends after they wake up, try your hand at making these donuts. They’re a sweet start to anyone’s day. Here’s the recipe

Red Velvet Holiday Trifle

This dessert is a surefire way to make a great impression at your Valentine’s party. Here’s how to wow the crowd.

Chocolate Marshmallow Pops

If you’re looking for something that’s easy to share at school or work, these are the perfect things. They’re portable and cute enough to impress almost anyone. Here’s the recipe

Valentine’s Day Bark

This impressive blend of salty and sweet is a fun treat for all to share. There’s no way anyone will be able to say no to you when you have this in hand. Here’s how to get this treat.

Meringue Love Letters

If you’re looking to send a special message to a certain someone, jazz things up by using meringue letters to really spell things out. Here’s the recipe for the meringue. You can shape it however you want. 

Fancy Fortunes

If you want to send a special message to your loved ones in the form of a fortune cookie, there are ways to make that happen. Add your favorite festive toppings and a sweet message inside to warm the hearts of everyone around you. Here’s the recipe

  1. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

These bite-sized treats are a decadent way to express your appreciation for those around you. Here's the recipe.

Pear Raspberry Heart Pie

This pie is a tart way to share your love for those around you. Share a slice with anyone you care about. Here’s the recipe

Rose Strawberry Panna Cotta

If you want something that looks sophisticated but is relatively simple to make, here’s a recipe for a dessert that will end your meal in a perfectly classy way. 

Chocolate Sweetheart Cupcakes

This cupcake with a creamy ganache topping expresses your love in a way that really can’t be beat. Here’s how to make them

Red Velvet Swirl Fudge

Obviously, a lot of Valentine’s desserts incorporate red or pink in some way. Here’s a way to dye your favorite fudge to make sure it’s appropriately festive. Get the recipe here.

Ice Cream Hearts

You might want to share a sweet, refreshing treat with any of your loved ones on this special day. An ice cream heart is a unique way to celebrate your love. Here’s how to make them.