Need some last-minute help planning a deliciously sweet Valentine’s Day menu? We’ve put together all our favorite easy Valentine’s Day recipes that we’ve been sharing on Cool Mom Picks and Cool Mom Eats — from breakfast to dessert — in one place. This way, you can scan them quickly to save more time for, well, whatever you want. Plus you’ll find some terrific DIY tricks here that turn store-bought treats into something special for the big day. Because, hey, we’re all about easy on Valentine’s Day.

And that’s not a double entendre.

Okay, it is.

Top photos: Heart-Shaped Pretzels by My Name is Snickerdoodle; Valentine’s Day Brownies by Pink Piccadilly Pastries

 Related: Lots of ideas for last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts

Valentine’s Day Snacks and Treats


7 deliciously healthy Valentine’s Day treats made with fruit

7 chocolate-dipped fruit ideas that go beyond strawberries

7 sweet, non-candy Valentine’s Day treats

6 easy homemade Valentine’s Day treats for kids (with allergy-friendly ideas, too)



These fun Candy Arrows at A Subtle Revelry are craft project + snack in one.

Candy Arrows | A Subtle Revelry


5 super cute, easy edible Valentine’s Day projects for kids

7 DIY Valentine’s Day candy recipes that you can make with kids.

8 easy homemade Valentine’s Day food gifts

7 DIY Valentine’s Day candy recipes that you can make with the kids

8 ridiculously easy, last-minute Valentine’s Day treats — because procrastinators need love, too

Valentine’s Day Meals


5 delicious recipes for Valentine’s Day pancakes

6 simple and sweet Valentine’s Day breakfast recipes

8 decadent Nutella breakfast recipes for any indulgent morning

6 ideas for a really fun Valentine’s Day lunch with the kids

6 Valentine’s Day lunchbox ideas made with extra love

How to adapt 3 Valentine’s dinner ideas from kid-friendly to adult-friendly


Valentine’s Day Desserts


5 ways to turn a pan of brownies into an easy Valentine’s Day dessert

A Valentine’s cupcake frosting recipe with no artificial coloring

3 last-minute Valentine’s Day sweets made with one Valentine’s Day cookie cutter

5 easy red velvet desserts for a red hot Valentine’s Day

7 indulgent, easy homemade chocolate treats for your little Valentines


Valentine’s Day Drinks

Nutella martini: Perfect toast for Valentine's Day? | Cocktail recipe at Averie Cooks

Nutella Martini | Averie Cooks

6 crazy delicious Nutella drink recipes

A French 75 cocktail and mocktail recipe

Five 3-ingredient cocktail recipes that will make you feel like a master mixologist

9 creative Sangria recipes

6 delicious champagne cocktails: bring on the bubbly!

5 beer cocktail recipes, because man cannot live on wine alone