Valentine's Day Recipes

Make Valentine’s Day special. Find romantic dinner and dessert recipes for your sweetie, plus fun cookies for the kids.

Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with Port Wine Sauce
HEBEGEBE

Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with Port Wine Sauce

Worth the effort! Tender and flavorful, great for a dinner party. Make the sauce a day ahead to cut down on the prep time.

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Valentine Night Strawberries
michellej

Valentine Night Strawberries

Strawberries stuffed with lightly-sweetened cream cheese and walnuts are perfect for that romantic evening. They go great with champagne! Pecans also work well in this recipe.

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Chocolate Truffle Cookies
Kevin Barr

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

A very dark, rich chocolate cookie for the true chocoholic. This recipe uses relatively little flour, resulting in dense, fudge-like cookies.

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Creamy Pesto Shrimp
Loretta Buffa

Creamy Pesto Shrimp

Butter, cream, Parmesan cheese and pesto converge into a luxurious sauce to be served with cooked shrimp or crab meat and hot linguine.

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Kitten

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Everyone loves chocolate-covered fruit, right? Make your own chocolate-covered strawberries simply and quickly with this recipe.

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Valentine's Salmon
Chef John

Valentine's Salmon

This really produces a fantastic piece of salmon, and when paired with a simple potato and leek chowder, would make a terrific Valentine's dinner idea.

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Trish

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

A few spears of asparagus, some slices of prosciutto, and a bit of creamy Neufchatel cheese is all you need to assemble this fancy little side dish. Make a few more, and serve them on an appetizer tray.

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Valentine Heart Necklaces
Jessica Benbow

Valentine Heart Necklaces

These are a great substitute for children to take to school in lieu of Valentine's Day cards! Use a drinking straw to cut the holes in the pastry.

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Smothered Filet Mignon
JDVMD

Smothered Filet Mignon

The filet mignon marinates in a mixture of balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard while you are heating the grill and cooking the onions, and can be made in under an hour. Serve with some mashed garlic red potatoes and sweetened green beans for a fabulous special occasion meal.

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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
J. Saunders

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

Perfect for decorating! These classic sugar cookies are great for cookie-cutting and decorating during the holidays or anytime you feel festive.

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Maple Salmon
STARFLOWER

Maple Salmon

Easy baked salmon, thanks to a simple marinade starring maple syrup and soy sauce.

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Baked Dijon Salmon
Esmee Williams

Baked Dijon Salmon

Salmon fillets brushed with honey and Dijon mustard, coated with bread crumbs and baked.

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Cindy Catudal Shank

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry sauce is swirled into the batter of a creamy white chocolate cheesecake. Garnish with white chocolate curls if desired.

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Baked Salmon II
LADYBLADE

Baked Salmon II

Here's a great recipe for baked salmon that is not only delicious, but also quick and easy. Fresh parsley and lemon juice keeps this dinner light.

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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
Tammy Schill

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Serve up a spicy dinner for two with this hot and creamy linguini tossed with an eye-opening blend of chicken strips sauteed with Cajun seasoning, colorful bell peppers, mushrooms and onions. Cream, basil, lemon pepper and garlic powder finish the sauce.

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Easy OREO Truffles
Baker's

Easy OREO Truffles

OREO cookies, baking chocolate, and cream cheese are all you need to make this easy chocolate truffle recipe.

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Strawberry Spinach Salad I
TOZENUF

Strawberry Spinach Salad I

This spinach and strawberry salad is topped with a fabulous homemade poppy seed dressing.

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Cake Balls
Allison

Cake Balls

By using your favorite flavor of cake mix and coatings, you have a people-pleasing treat! The variations are unlimited, and they can be nicely packaged and given as gifts.

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Peppered Shrimp Alfredo
Jenn Zeller

Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

Peppered shrimp is simmered in store-bought Alfredo sauce. Cayenne pepper and Romano cheese give it an extra kick.

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Spaghetti Carbonara II
SABRINATEE

Spaghetti Carbonara II

Pasta, eggs, cheese, and bacon come together in the ultimate Italian favorite: spaghetti carbonara. Ready in less than 45 minutes, this recipe is a sure kid-pleaser.

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Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie
Carol H.

Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

Sweetened toasted coconut is stirred into a homemade custard filling and poured into a pie shell. After the pie is chilled and set, it's covered with whipped topping and more toasted coconut.

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Chicken Parmigiana
Candy

Chicken Parmigiana

Breaded chicken is baked with spaghetti sauce and cheese in this tasty, family-friendly chicken parmigiana dish.

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French Onion Soup Gratinee
Jersey Tomato

French Onion Soup Gratinee

About as good as it gets! This is the version of French Onion Soup that people seek when they go to restaurants. I have been making it for 30 years and it never fails to please. It makes an exquisite presentation, too!

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Baked French Toast
ANTLALA

Baked French Toast

A sweet and sumptuous baked French toast recipe which is prepared the night before and baked in the morning.

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Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction
PGRAYMENDOZA

Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction

This recipe for lamb chops is a favorite in my house. It is an easy and quick recipe for two people (we eat two chops each). Rosemary and thyme give it great flavor. If you double the recipe, remember that the sauce will take longer to reduce.

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Lemon Chicken Piccata
LemonLush

Lemon Chicken Piccata

Pan-fried chicken breast medallions get a light, fresh lemon-butter sauce with capers and parsley.

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Cream Puffs
Shellie Wendel

Cream Puffs

Homemade cream puffs will wow your guests, but they are so easy to make, especially if you fill them with instant vanilla pudding. The baked puff shells are a simple alchemy of milk, butter, water, salt and eggs. Presto!

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Filet Mignon with Rich Balsamic Glaze
LINDA W.

Filet Mignon with Rich Balsamic Glaze

This filet mignon recipe is an elegant and quick romantic dinner for two, seasoned with vinegar, wine, salt and pepper.

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