6 Edible Valentines You Won’t Be Able to Resist

by Alex ThatcherFebruary 10, 2017

Eat Your Heart Out With These Irresistible, Edible Valentines

When January draws to a close, grocery store aisles inevitably fill with punch-out valentines, brightly colored sweets, and an endless supply of commercial chocolate. Maybe you love the sentiment of showing someone you care, or sending a sweet “I love you,” but you aren’t quite sure the standard box of sweethearts will do the trick.

This year, spend a little extra time selecting your edible valentines by searching for something special and unique. Whether you decide to purchase something original or make your own edible valentine from scratch, make this the year you splurge for something meaningful, yet delicious.
edible gifts to make your valentine

1. Chocolate Rose Petal Bark

Dazzle your valentine this February with a homemade edible treat. With four simple ingredients – semisweet dark chocolate, culinary rose petals, almonds, and sea salt – you can concoct a sophisticated chocolate rose petal bark. Follow the simple three step instructions from Darling Magazine, and you’ll deliver a memorable and delicious edible valentine.
edible gifts to make your valentine

2. Beer Snacks

If your valentine doesn’t have the biggest sweet tooth, show you know his or her preferences by opting for a different kind of edible gift. If your Valentine is a whiskey lover, you’re in luck. Mouth is a site that offers unconventional, yet delicious, edible snacks, and the Kings County Whiskey Set is one of the best. The whiskey-lover in your life will thank you for this edible valentine, trust us.
edible gifts to make your valentine

3. Pantry Snacks in a Bag

Mouth.com continues to impress with their wide variety of edible gifts, and if you’re shopping for a serious foodie, go for this V-Day gift set from Mouth. A splendid basket of gourmet pantry foods, this gift has all the elements you’ll need for a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner. The basket includes gourmet mustard, sea salt, champagne ketchup, pasta, sauce, and a delightful assortment of other goodies.
edible gifts to make your valentine

4. A Bottle of Red to Share

While this valentine may not be edible, it is certainly drinkable! Splurge on a special bottle of red wine to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. Search for a bottle with a memorable year, or from a location that is special to your relationship, and savor a bottle of Pinot Noir or Chateauneuf du Pape to toast new memories together.
edible gifts to make your valentine

5. Gourmet Sweets

Maybe you’re not quite ready to give up the traditional sweets tradition associated with Valentine’s Day, but you aren’t fully committed to making edible valentines from scratch. Look no further than these cookies from Fruute! This Classic Cookie Box includes four delectable cookies — salted caramel, lavender noir, raspberry roll and muscovado crunch.
salted caramel, lavender noir, raspberry roll and muscovado crunch

6. A Valentine’s Day Brunch

If food is your love language, commit to the ultimate edible valentine: brunch.

Our favorite recipe is Cook Like a Champion’s Stuffed Nutella French Toast. Surprise your valentine with this decadent, challah bread French toast. Stuff each slice of bread with the hazelnut chocolate spread, and top the French toast with macerated strawberries. With chocolate and strawberries included, this edible valentine is memorable and in line with traditional valentine treats.
edible gifts to make your valentine

Find the Perfect Edible Valentine This Season

This Valentine’s Day, steer clear of the busy grocery store candy aisles, and opt for one of these edible valentines that are too good to resist. Regardless of whether you make your valentine at home or order something online, be sure to remember who the gift is for – this will help you find the perfect treat!

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About The Author
Alex Thatcher
Alex is a home staging guru who moonlights as a writer. She loves everything about interior design and loves working in the industry. Alex is an expert in finding what makes people light up when they walk into a room, and has made a living by creating interiors that are unique, warm and inviting. When she isn't arranging flowers or making sure she's found the right loveseat for prospective buyers, she writes about her passion — home design.