30+ Homemade Valentine's Day Treats Everyone Will Love

Treat your sweetheart with these simple and creative sweets.

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Hand out these made-with-love cookies, brownies, cupcakes, or sweets and watch your whole crew fall head over heels for you.

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John Komar
Valentine's Day Bark

No broken hearts here: The only thing you'll be breakin' this Valentine's Day is this sweet and salty bark. 

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Con Poulos
Sweet Cherry Linzer Cookies

Let your heart do the talking with these jammy treats. 

What you'll need: fluted cookie cutters ($5, )

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Twinkie Hearts

Two ingredients — Twinkies and frosting — help turn a boxed snack into a festive treat for your S.O. 

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Kat Teutsch
Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate is always the answer. 

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Courtesy of Foodie Crush
Rice Krispie Valentine Lollipops

A heart-shaped cookie cutter, bit of food coloring and a whole lot of sprinkles take the gooey treats from blah to festive.

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Kat Teutsch
Chocolate Lovebugs Cupcakes

These oh-so-cute cupcakes are perfect for anyone who's been bitten by the love bug this year. 

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Courtesy of Decadence Baking Co.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

This recipe yields 60+ cheesecake squares (!). Bring the extras in to share with your coworkers and become the office favorite. 

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John Komar
Heart Cookie Pops

Spoiler: No cookie cutters are needed to make this heart-shaped cookie. 

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Charles Schiller
Cookie Bouquet

Sweeten up this holiday tradition by swapping real flowers for frosted cookies.

What you'll need: heart cookie cutter ($5, ), bamboo skewers ($4, )

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Courtesy of i heart naptime
You Make My Heart Popcorn

This sweet 'n' salty popcorn is perfect to watch with a romantic movie. 

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Sally Quinn
Candy Hearts Bark

Struggling to find a way to use your boxes (and boxes) of Conversation heart candies? Throw them into this pink candy bark! 

What you'll need: double boiler ($28, )

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Courtesy of Sugar & Cloth
Heart Shaped Donuts

Go ahead and call these frosted, fried donuts breakfast. It is a holiday, after all.


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WATCH: How to Make DIY Valentine's Day Treats

Tell others how much you love them with these cute homemade goodie bags packed with sweets.

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Courtesy of Fox and Briar
Homemade Strawberry Marshmallows

The whole class will be on cloud nine after eating these fluffy homemade marshmallows. 

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Courtesy of 24 Carrot Life
Perfect Chocolate Cups

Peanut butter and chocolate go together like ... well, you and your Valentine. 

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Courtesy of Wallflower Girl's Plant-Based Kitchen
Raw Strawberry Milkshake Fudge

These adorable fudge bites are completely raw, vegan, and taste like a strawberry milkshake. Even the SoulCycle-obsessed mom will approve of these. 

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Mike Garten
I Dig You Valentines

Here's an idea for someone who is better at crafting than baking: Fill sandwich bags with store-bought candies, write a punny message on heart-shaped tags and attach the note with twine.

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Courtesy of Pure Ella
Rose Petal Dark Chocolate Bar

These gorgeous chocolate bars are made with raw maca powder (which is an aphrodisiac, if you want to "taste test" with your hubbie). 

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Courtesy of Giggles Galore
Conversation Heart Parfaits

Everyone will still be talking about these three-ingredient treats on the 15th.

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Courtesy of Two Peas & Their Pod
Chocolate Shortbread Heart Cookies

Forgo the boxes of conversation hearts and bake up a batch of heart-shaped cookies instead. It's what the people want.

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Courtesy of Petite Allergy Treats
Natural Fruit Gummy Lollipops

Feel safe sending these lollies into school with the little ones. Made with just cranberry juice and gelatin, they're allergen free

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Courtesy of Posh Little Designs
Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

...or use a cookie cutter to transform the truffles into hearts (swoon). 

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Courtesy of One Little Project
Easy Cupid's Arrow Pretzels

Enlist the kids to help you make these edible arrows. Feeling ambitious? Bake up a batch of cupcakes first, then use these as toppers. 

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Courtesy of Hungry Girl por Vida
Brownie Bites with Cream Cheese Frosting

Dress up store-bought brownie bites with homemade frosting and a handful of sprinkles. Easiest. Dessert. Ever.

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Courtesy of Erin Phraner
Giant Rice Krispies Treat Heart

If you're lucky, your Valentine may just share this jumbo marshmallow treat with you ... on second thought, you may want to make two.

To Make: Pour one batch crispy treats out onto a parchment paper-lined surface and shape into a giant heart with greased hands (ours was 15-inches wide at the top!). Decorate as desired. 

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Sherry Rujikarn
Homemade Chocolate Truffles

These DIY truffles are way better than a box of chocolates. Start with the simple, basic recipe; then customize 'em with your sweetheart's favorite flavors.

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Courtesy of Erin Phraner
Customized Candy Bags

No need to invest in any fancy crafting supplies to put these stupid-cute candy bags together. Just cut a carrot into the shape of a heart for an instant, disposable stamp. Genius!

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Courtesy of Erin Phraner
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