Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s crunch time for all you foodies – you have to start deciding what meals you’ll be making for your date ASAP! If you’re looking for dinner or dessert inspiration, here are 17 of our favorite romantic meals and sweet treats to make for your Valentine this February 14th.


  1. Chocolate Crazy Cake 

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    Chocolate is, after all, the signature food of Valentine’s Day! This one-pot chocolate cake recipe is made without eggs, milk or butter and is incredibly rich with chocolately flavor.

  2. Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

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    Strawberries are already romantic and delicious on their own. So adding some decadent cheesecake filling? You obviously mean business this Valentine’s Day.

  3. No-Bake Strawberry Chocolate Tart

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    So strawberries are great, chocolate is great…why not combine them? Save yourself some time with this no-bake tart and spend that extra time with your sweetheart instead.

  4. Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie


    Whether you’re entertaining a crowd or a more, uh, intimate party, this deep dish chocolate chip cookie is the perfect crowd pleaser for this Valentine’s Day.

  5. Mini Beef Wellington

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    Looking for more of a main course? These mini beef wellingtons are delicious and fancy enough to seriously impress your date.

  6. Tin Foil Baked Salmon


    Is there anything classier than salmon? Not only is this one high-end dinner you’ll be serving up, but it’ll be full of healthy vitamins and delicious flavor once you’ve cooked it in a tin foil pouch.

  7. Italian Drunken Pasta

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    You may have heard of drunken noodles (a Thai dish), but this is an Italian spin on the meal by using pasta, a little spice and classic Italian seasonings! A fun, unique dinner to make your Valentine.

  8. Earthquake Cake

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    Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. This earthquake cake, for instance, isn’t the prettiest cake you’ll ever see. But it’s chalk full of chocolate chips, cream cheese, coconut, pecans – need I go on?

  9. Gooey Slow Cooker Lava Cake


    If you have a slow cooker and a serious sweet tooth, then do we have the Valentine’s Day dessert for you. Oozing with warm, melted chocolate, this lava cake is easy to make and even easier to devour.

  10. Apple Upside-Down Cake

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    Not a chocolate person? Try a slice of this warm apple upside-down cake to satisfy your sweet this Valentine’s Day.

  11. Peanut Butter Snowballs

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    For the peanut butter lover in your life, these PB snowballs will make them weak in the knees.

  12. Turtle Fudge

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    Caramel, chocolate and pecans, the most perfection combination. This fudge is the perfect homemade gift for your date (or, you know, for you and no one else).

  13. Cookies and Cream Cupcakes


    Can we all agree that putting an Oreo in ANYTHING instantly makes it better?

  14. Steak Dinner (Indoors)


    Steak dinners are the pinnacle of fancy dinners. But, being the winter, it’s almost impossible to grill outside if you live in a chillier area. This is the perfect way to cook the most delicious steak indoors.

  15. Valentine’s Day Truffles


    Oreo ball truffles are hugely popular right now. I think we can all see why. Cream cheese + crushed Oreos = YES. These truffles have all that deliciousness with a sweet Valentine’s Day twist!

  16. Bouquet of Cupcakes


    Flowers are all well and good, but a bouquet covered in frosting…that you can eat? Sign me up.

  17. Caprese Steak Roll Ups


    Update your caprese salad with a layer of delicious of steak rolled around sun dried tomatoes, garlic, basil and mozzarella.

There are a million different options to choose from when it comes to your Valentine’s Day dishes! Which way will you make your Valentine’s Day sweet? Have a different dessert or dinner idea? Share it in the comments section below.