Sure, we’d all love to spend time making homemade treats for our sweeties on Valentine’s Day, but in reality, most of us just don’t have the time to do that. But doesn’t mean that you have to resign yourself to simple store-bought desserts. Jazz up those desserts with some easy touched to make them look fancier (and taste yummier) for Valentine’s Day.

  1. Cookie Sundae

    cookie_sundaeA Beautiful Mess

    Just grab chocolate chip cookies, ice cream and hot fudge sauce from the store. Microwave your cookie until it’s warm, then heat the hot fudge sauce. Place the cookie in a bowl and top it with a scoop of ice cream. Drizzle with hot fudge and voila; you’re done!

  2. Honey Pound Cake

    cookie_poundCompletely Delicious

    Grab a store-bought pound cake and slice it. Top each slice with whipped crea,. fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey.

  3. Valentine’s Day Pretzel Buttons


    Grab some pretzels, Hershey’s kisses and M&Ms and try this easy recipe.

  4. Milk and Cookie Martini

    cookie_martiniBoastful Baker

    Here’s a fancier way to enjoy traditional milk and cookies. Just cut a small slit of your cookie out with a knife and place on the glass full of milk.

  5. Ultimate Brownie Sundae

    cookie_bronwieKevin and Amanda

    Heat up 3 store-bought brownies in the microwave and stack them on a plate. Top brownies with ice cream and hot fudge and serve immediately.

  6. Brownie Parfait

    cookie_parfaitBetter Homes and Gardens

    Layer brownies, chocolate sauce, fresh fruit, and whipped cream in a fancy glass and serve immediately.

  7. Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies

    cookie_nutellaBuns in My Oven

    It couldn’t be easier. Just make an Oreo of sorts by spreading Nutella between to peanut butter cookies and sandwiching them together.

  8. Oreo Truffles

    cookie_truffleCake and Allie

    Just grab some Oreos, cream cheese and Baker’s chocolate and make these super simple truffles.