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12 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Desserts You'll Love

chocolate covered trifles
When it’s down to the wire, make sure you’ve got something sweet for your sweetie with these easy, last minute desserts.

It’s not that you didn't plan ahead. It’s just that you were so busy picking up chocolates and roses and brushing up on your shoulder-rub skills that dessert kinda slipped down on the to-do list. Fear not, lovers and fighters, we sought out super easy recipes that are guaranteed to deliver love at first bite.

1. Oreo™-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baked chocolate chip cookies with an Oreo™ cookie in the middle!

2. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Trifles

We fell head-over-heels the first time we tasted a trifle, mostly because we're completely committed to the proper proportions of cake/whipped cream/fudge sauce/berries, all equally distributed in each bite. Mmmmmm-uah!

3. Red Velvet Brownie Hearts

Seriously, doesn’t your heart melt just looking at them? Cute scalloped-edged cake hearts, piped full of creamy frosting. If that’s not love, we don’t know what is.

4. Apple Pie Crescent Bites

This super-easy take on apple pie is downright irresistible. Serve with vanilla ice cream for dessert perfection.

5. Microwave Caramels

Forget the candy thermometer; all you need is a microwave to make these incredibly smooth and buttery caramels.

6. Nutella Brownie Pie

Would you believe there are only THREE INGREDIENTS in this whole pie? MAGIC. Whip up a deliciously rich brownie pie in minutes with this easy little idea.

7. Andes™ Mint Cookies

Easy chocolate cookies using a cake mix with melted Andes™ mints on top.

8. Black and White Strawberries

Literally signed with “xoxo” and ready in half an hour. These chocolate-dipped strawberries are DIY gourmet!

9. Dulce de Leche Crepe Cake

Wow a crowd with this easy crepe cake, featuring layers of indulgent dulce de leche buttercream between paper-thin French crepes.

10. 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


Only five ingredients in these super chewy peanut butter cookies. Add some milk chocolate chips to put them over the top delicious.

11. Saltine Cracker Toffee

An actual grandma’s beloved recipe for a unique toffee made with saltine crackers and topped with chocolate. 

12. 3-Ingredient S’mores Bark

We just can’t get enough of s’mores-flavored everything, and this fast three-ingredient bark is no exception. It’s a guaranteed hit!