Are you looking for something special to make for your Valentine? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I have my best Chocolate and Strawberry Recipes Perfect for Valentine’s Day all ready to share with you.
I don’t know how chocolate candy and strawberries became synonymous with affection, but they’re always the first things that come to mind when I think of Valentine’s Day. I’ve probably been conditioned to think so by some very clever marketing groups, but regardless those certainly seem to be the most traditional gifts of the season.
I do usually try to make a chocolate or strawberry dessert for the two of us on Valentine’s. I haven’t quite decided what to make yet for this year, but I’ve been looking through my recipe archives, and I’ve come up with these to share with you. I’ll bet you can find one or two that you and your sweetie would enjoy.
Chocolate & Strawberry Recipes Perfect for Valentine’s Day
Brownie Bottom Cheesecake is an irresistible, over-the-top combination of two classic desserts, brownies and cheesecake. And if that isn’t enough, I’ve thrown in every chocolate lover’s favorite cookie, Oreos! If you crave chocolate and the rich creaminess of cheesecake, then this recipe is perfect for you.
Strawberry Balsamic Cream Cheese Bites is a quick and easy hors d’oeuvre with the classic combination of sweet ripe strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and cracked black pepper. Combine those flavors with smooth cream cheese for a knockout strawberry appetizer!
Part cake and part confection, this heritage recipe for Chocolate Little Layer Cake is made by home cooks throughout southwest Georgia. The cake consists of tiny yellow layers baked individually then filled and topped with old fashioned boiled chocolate icing.
This Saltine Cracker Toffee, also known as “Redneck Toffee” or “Poor Man’s Toffee,” is a quick and easy pecan toffee made with semi-sweet chocolate morsels and (believe or not!) saltine crackers.
This unbelievably easy, 5-Minute Microwave Fudge will melt in your mouth! Rich, creamy, chocolatey fudge squares without the hassle of making temperamental, old-fashioned stovetop fudge. Your guests will never guess that your fudge was made in the microwave!
This old-fashioned southern Chocolate Meringue Pie is the ultimate chocolate lovers’ dessert for any occasion. This decadent dessert with its flaky, buttery crust, rich chocolate custard filling, and fluffy homemade meringue is a treasured family recipe we’ve enjoyed for years.
Learn to make my vintage recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake, a cross between brownies, cake, and s’mores! It’s a simple, family-friendly dessert that’s delicious, decadent, and suitable for any occasion!
Too hot to cook? No problem! This easy no-bake Strawberry Icebox Cake is a vintage treat that features layers of graham crackers, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream for a delicious dessert with no baking required.
Attention all bacon lovers! My Bacon and Pecan Topped Toffee is made with layers of rich, buttery toffee, semi-sweet chocolate, toasted pecans, and crumbled bacon for the perfect sweet and salty treat.
These easy to make, old fashioned Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars with the texture of brownies are always a hit with grandkids. And grandparents, too!
Chocolate Marshmallow Poke Cake – chocolate cake, chocolate pudding, and toasted marshmallows in a fun, retro recipe that the whole family will enjoy!
Whip up a batch of these homemade Strawberry Lemon Muffins today for breakfast or afternoon snacks. Their strawberry and lemon flavors will win you over while the addition of oatmeal and whole wheat flour makes them a bit healthier.
13. Chocolate Scones
Try my Chocolate Scones recipe for a special treat that is sweeter than a traditional scone with a crunchy sugary topping. Enjoy these with a cup of tea or coffee.
Caramel Mocha Latte – Enjoy it as a delicious afternoon pick-me-up or a serve to your guests for a delicious after dinner dessert coffee.
Betty Crocker 1957 Brownies – a recipe for densely chocolatey chewy brownies from a 1957 Betty Crocker advertising pamphlet.
18. Texas Sheet Cake
Texas Sheet Cake is a rich chocolate sheet cake spread with a delicious chocolate and pecan icing.
You’ll absolutely love this easy recipe for Flourless Chocolate Cake with a decadent chocolate ganache topping! It’s made without flour creating a dense and silky chocolate experience that you’ll be proud to serve for special occasions or to treat yourself any time of the year.
20. Spiced Hot Cocoa
Spiced Hot Cocoa – creamy, rich, and comforting hot chocolate spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.
Chocolate Coconut Cheesecake – a luscious, rich, and decadent cheesecake with a chocolate-cinnamon crust.
This Vintage Hot Fudge Pie is a cross between a brownie and a cookie. A real old-fashioned treat that’s perfect for chocolate lovers of all ages!
This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.
27. Praline Brownies
Praline Brownies – whipping cream, butter, and light brown sugar with pecans make a rich praline topping for quick and easy box mix brownies.
Homemade Mounds Bars Candy – an old-fashioned homemade candy similar to the famous Mounds Bar. Add this one to your holiday cooking list.
These Turtle Cookie Bars are full of pecans, caramel, and milk chocolate over a rich, buttery shortbread base.
A simple and delicious, No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake with an almond and cookie base filled with chocolate, cream cheese, and whipped cream.
32. Marbled Brownies
These Marbled Brownies use a convenient boxed mix and an easy to prepare cheesecake batter to create a cheery holiday dessert.
I hope you found something delicious to make for you and your special someone this Valentine’s Day!
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