Skip the store-bought chocolates and candies this year and get your bake on with these romantic homemade concoctions that will wow your Valentine. From chocolate message cookies and mini linzers to jam-filled macarons and red velvet crinkles, love truly is in the air.
These pink-frosted, cake-like cookies are reminiscent of spring and they’re guaranteed to melt the heart of your Valentine. For more inspiration, check out our most popular cookie recipes of all time.
Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cookies with White Chocolate Ganache and Strawberry Preserves
Get playful this Valentine’s Day with a sweet, cheeky brownie lollipop that will please both the young and young at heart.
These bright and bold beauties can be made ahead and frozen, so there’s no need to break a sweat when the big day rolls around. Get more inspiration from Anna Olson’s best new dessert recipes.
Your Valentine will plant a big, wet smooch right on your kisser after you’ve surprised them with these delicious, chocolate-y treats. Find more sinful chocolate desserts that are worth the indulgence.
Pink Velvet Sandwich Cookies
Pink is the new red this Valentine’s Day. These soft chocolate cake beauties feature whipped cream cheese frosting, but the real magic is the beet-infused colouring. Find more of Anna Olson’s lighter dessert recipes.
Chocolate Message Cookies
Spell out your love this Valentine’s Day with these romantic heart-shaped cookies that send a clear message.
Jam-Filled Almond Macarons
These beautiful pastel macarons are totally our jam. From the bright food colouring to the blanched almonds, they’re guaranteed to live up to their crispy, chewy reputation.
Rose Petal Cookies
Mix the sugar, flour and butter together in a food processor until it resembles fine bread crumbs. The addition of rose petals and lemon zest will elevate this gorgeous treat to the next level. Box it up and top it with a bow for a sweet Valentine’s gift.