Do you plan on making this Valentine’s Day memorable for the special someone in your life? Whether you’re looking to put a smile on the face of your special someone or the faces of your adorable children, there’s one thing everyone (and I mean everyone) enjoys: Dessert!

To help you find the perfect recipe this Valentine’s Day, we’ve searched Half Hour Meals and found the 10 best dessert recipes for the special day. From classic desserts like chocolate cheesecake to innovative and unique recipes like chocolate s’mores pie and lemon/raspberry bars, there’s plenty of great recipes to go around.

We hope our dessert recipes help make this Valentine’s Day special for you and your family!

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1. Chocolate Lava Cake

The perfect, romantic dessert that shows you care. This chocolate lava cake tastes as good as it looks and your special someone will be impressed with the effort you made to make a memorable treat.

2. Chocolate S’mores Pie

This dessert recipe is perfect for the special someone in your life or your kids – or both! S’mores have always been a favorite dessert and there’s no reason why they can’t make an appearance at Valentine’s Day as well!

3. Best-Loved Chocolate Cheesecake

You can’t go wrong with cheesecake for any dessert but it’s especially welcomed with open arms on V-day. Cheesecake is a romantic dessert that everyone loves and this chocolate version is no exception.

4. Chocolate Brownies

Looking for a traditional treat that you can’t mess up? These brownies are perfect! They’re delicious and thoughtful but they’re also quick and easy for those of you who are too busy to spend hours baking before the big night.

5. Raspberry Heart

This raspberry heart recipe is the epitome of a traditional Valentine’s Day dessert. It’s heart-shaped, it has raspberries on top and looks like you put a ton of time into  it. Trust us, you can’t go wrong with this dessert idea.

6. Strawberry Cheesecake

As we said before, you can’t go wrong with cheesecake on Valentine’s Day. Any type of cheesecake will do but the festive colors of this strawberry cheesecake make it ideal for the holiday.

7. Sugar Cookies

These heart-shaped sugar cookies are easy and delicious and perfect for everyone in your life. You can send them to school with your kids or make them for a Valentine’s Day date you might have lined up. Regardless of your  plans, these sugar cookies will work wonderfully.

8. The Best Key Lime Pie

The colors of this dessert idea might be more well-suited for a holiday like St. Patrick’s Day but if your family or friends love key lime pie then this is the perfect dessert for them! Try adding some strawberries or raspberries on top to make it a little more festive.

9. Lemon and Raspberry Bars

The colors of this delicious dessert make it an ideal contender for your Valentine’s Day dessert but it’s really the taste that will impress your special someone. The light taste of the fruits makes it seem healthier (which it is) and will definitely leave you wanting more.

10. Chocolate and Banana Crepes

Crepes are a traditional French dessert and what better way to say I love you than with a delicious treat from France. Crepes are easy to make and the flavor options are endless. You can make fruit crepes (strawberries and raspberries work well for V-Day) or chocolate and banana like this recipe. Regardless of the flavor, you know you they’ll be mouth-watering and delicious.

Angela Nightingale

If you want to know the best cupcake shop in any major city in America, just ask Angela. This girl knows her sweets, and she isn't shy about letting you know that your german chocolate cake needs more chocolate. If you want to find Angela on any given day, she's probably looking up reviews to decide where to grab lunch, or in her downtime, binge-watching the latest 'it-series' on Netflix.

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