Our Favorite 2-Ingredient Valentine’s Day Desserts

Updated: Feb. 02, 2023

Need a last-minute Valentine's Day gift? These easy desserts can be thrown together in a heartbeat.

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Strawberry Frosting Fudge

Perfectly pink and showered with heart sprinkles, this strawberry frosting fudge recipe is sure to win over your sweetie’s heart. Plus, you don’t even need to turn on the stove to make it! This entire recipe can be made right in your microwave.

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Raspberry Heart Truffles

Finally, a Valentine’s Day chocolate that is completely guilt-free. Made of only raspberries and dark chocolate, you know these raspberry truffles would make the perfect addition to your homemade chocolate box. Make sure to snag a heart-shaped mold before crafting up these truffles. Or you can roll out 2 tablespoons of the chocolate-raspberry mixture into balls for a classic truffle shape.

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Chocolate Mousse

You don’t need a long list of fancy ingredients or extra time to make a rich and elegant chocolate mousse. Get creative and add a dusting of cocoa powder, chocolate shavings or fresh fruits on top.

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Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies

When you’re in a time crunch, turn to these strawberry cookies. Use the time you would be prepping the dough to wrap up that special someone’s V-Day gift. (Psst! Check out our other recipes that start with cake mix.)

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2 Ingredient Cheesecake Fruit Dip valentines desserts

Cheesecake Fruit Dip

Don’t have time to whip up a Valentine’s Day cheesecake? This fluffy, light cheesecake fruit dip is the next best thing. Pair it with strawberries, graham crackers or pretzel sticks. (Or make it part of a Valentine’s Day board with a smattering of other Valentine’s Day desserts!)

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Nutella Mug Cake

Treat that special someone (or yourself!) this Valentine’s Day with this mug cake recipe. All you need is an egg and a little bit of Nutella for a decadent treat for one. It’s even gluten-free!

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Strawberry Heart Brownies

Dress up your favorite brownie recipe for Valentine’s Day! Adding heart-shaped strawberries gives them festive flair. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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White Chocolate Mousse

Don’t fuss over a water bath. Make this dreamy, creamy white chocolate mousse using only your microwave, hand mixer and spatula. It’s a nice change of pace from traditional chocolate mousse recipes.

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Cinnamon Cherry Cobbler

It’s not a misprint—there really are just two ingredients in this spiced cherry dessert. It’s a good brunch for sweet-lovers, too. —Terri Robinson, Muncie, Indiana
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Chocolate Fondue

Fondue and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand. Skip the fancy restaurant and bring the romantic fondue experience home to you. After enjoying a round of cheese fondue, end the night on a sweet note with this easy chocolate fondue recipe. Drizzle, dip and dunk your favorite chocolate fondue pairings (we’re suckers for fresh fruit, Nilla Wafers, and angel food cake).

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Heart-Shaped Cherry Pie Bars

We have heart eyes over this bite-sized, heart-shaped dessert! These mini cherry pies are the perfect homemade gift. Wrap in cellophane bags and tie with a festive red ribbon or try one of our creative wrapping ideas.

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Chocolate-Covered Pomegranate Seeds

I dunk pomegranate seeds in chocolate to get these easy little treats friends and family love. —Jim Javorsky, Havre de Grace, Maryland