23 Best Valentine’s Day Chocolate Desserts

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day desserts chocolate is almost mandatory! Chocolate and Valentines go together, whether you are looking for a decadent chocolate cake or a simpler, less calorie laden dessert like chocolate pudding.

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Why do we love chocolate desserts? Scientist have discovered that it contains an endorphin, phenylethylamine, levels of which in the brain have been linked to falling in love. 

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Or maybe it is just because chocolate tastes so good!  Here are 20+ delicious Valentines Day chocolate desserts you can make for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Jump to the bottom of the post for my easy 3 ingredient chocolate crescent roll recipe!

Some of these desserts are complicated and time consuming, but some are simple and have only a few ingredients. No matter what your level of cooking experience you can show your love by making a homemade chocolate dessert

A slice of chocolate Oreo pie on a plate.
Chocolate Oreo Pie
Pie is appropriate for many holidays, including Valentine's Day. This pie is delectable combination of chocolate flavors, with an Oreo crust, chocolate mousse filling and a layer of cookies and cream filling. It takes a little effort to make this pie, but your family and friends are sure to love the finished result.
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cheesecake with whipped cream and strawberry sauce
Easy Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake
Use a pressure cooker to make a decadent chocolate cheesecake for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day!
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Chocolate Cherry Cake
This simple chocolate cherry dump cake is simple enough for make and is delicious. Start with a cake mix and cherry pie filling and make this easy Valentines Day chocolate cake.
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chocolate chia pudding with cherries on top
Chocolate Chia Pudding with Cherries
This chocolate chia pudding with cherries is a creamy and easy dessert everyone will enjoy. It has no dairy, no refined sugar and a delicious creamy chocolate flavor that gives it all the flavor of a dessert without any guilt.
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Chocolate Almond Fudge
With this easy fudge recipe you can make delicious chocolate almond fudge in no time at all! This foolproof recipe has only four ingredients and is perfect for kids or adults to make as a Valentine's Day gift.
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Mini Chocolate Cheesecake
These bite sized cheesecakes are a great mini dessert. The cheesecakes are made in mini muffin tins, which are filled with cookie crust and topped off with chocolate cheesecake filling. Each dessert is finished off with chocolate glaze and one raspberry.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cake
This cake has swirls of chocolate and peanut butter combined into a rich and delicious skillet cake. This easy to make cake is the perfect mixture of peanut butter and chocolate.
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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
These cookies are a fun Valentine surprise! They look like chocolate cookies but have a cherry hidden inside! Maraschino cherries are covered with frosting and baked inside the cookie for a tasty treat.
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Hot Chocolate Cookies | Christmas Cookies
These delicious cookies combine hot chocolate mix with mini marshmallows for a delicious and addictive chocolate cookie.
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Double Chocolate Muffins
Chocolate muffins with extra chocolate chips make a delicious dessert for celebrating. These muffins will remind you of your favorite bakery muffins.
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no bake peanut butter balls stacked
No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
Make and gift your own candy with these easy to make chocolate peanut butter balls. A creamy peanut butter filling inside a hard chocolate coating makes an irresistible sweet.
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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Crescent Roll
This simple chocolate dessert is made with just three ingredients for a quick and easy baked treat. Roll up chocolate chips and peanut butter inside a crescent roll for a simple and delicious treat.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Lasagna
No bake desserts are an a traditional family favorite. In this easy dessert layers of Oreo cookies, peanut butter cheesecake and chocolate pudding make a decadent layered dessert.
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Air fryer donuts with chocolate glaze
Air Fryer Chocolate Glazed Donuts
These chocolate glazed donut are fun and easy to make. Make donuts from refrigerator biscuits and decorate them with sprinkles for a simple yet delicious dessert.
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Chocolate Cherry Tart
This chocolate tart is gorgeous, with an amazing combination of colors. I love the way the chocolate crust is topped with cherry curd filling,drizzled with more chocolate and garnished with freeze dried strawberries and mint.
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Vegan Chocolate Pudding
Not every chocolate dessert has to be full of sugar and calorie laden. This vegan dessert is made creamy from avocado, banana and coconut milk for a pudding without any dairy products. With this dessert you can have lots of chocolate flavor with no guilt!
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Cocoa Pomegranate Brownies
These decadent chocolate brownies are another tasty choice made without refined sugar. These brownies are sweetened with maple syrup or honey and Greek yogurt which keeps them moist and fudgy.
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Red Velvet Oreo Brownies
Red velvet is a classic flavor that is especially appropriate for Valentine's Day since it combines chocolate with a seasonal red color. These red velvet brownies are made even tastier by adding lots of Oreos. Lots and lots of Oreos, so that they cover the surface of brownies and make a delicious treat for the Oreo lover in your life.
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No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
For families who are eating low carb or following a keto diet cheesecake is the obvious Valentine dessert. This recipe is not just a no-bake cheesecake it is also keto friendly.
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Mini Chocolate Cake
Sometimes you don't want dessert for a crowd, but just for you and your Valentine. This chocolate cake recipe is perfectly size for two. The rich chocolate layer cake is topped with chocolate frosting and then made even fancier with a two toned white and red frosting on top.
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Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee
Candy is a traditional Valentines treat and this Saltine Toffee is perfect for sharing with friends and family. Salty crackers are topped with caramel, chocolate and candy for an easy to make candy treat. It is a sweet and salty combination, which makes it addictive to eat!
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Chocolate Raspberry Almond Tart
I love mini desserts like these chocolate tarts! These small, round desserts are a pastry shell filled with a dark chocolate filling and topped off with raspberries.
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Chocolate Beet Cupcakes
Beets are an excellent ingredient to add to chocolate cake, because they keep the cake moist without changing the taste. These cupcakes top off the chocolate beet cupcakes with a pink cream cheese frosting.
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Chocolate Heart Cookies
This cookie recipe makes pretty heart shaped chocolate cutout cookies and turns them into a Valentine's sandwich with pink buttercream frosting. The sweet frosting combined with the not too sweet cookies is sure to be a hit with kids and adults.
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