Mouthwatering and decadent, these chocolate desserts make for the perfect low-cal Valentine's Day treat
15 Low-Calorie Chocolate Dessert Recipes
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For the ultimate sweet Valentine's Day treat, whip up one of these mouthwatering chocolate dessert recipes at home. After all, a homemade meal can be just as romantic (or even more so!) than dining out on V-Day. These low-cal Weight Watchers recipes are the perfect way to indulge without feeling super-bloated on what's supposed to be the most romantic day of the year. And, hey, if you're single, you can celebrate the friends and family you adore with an individual mini-treat like Chocolate Cherry Cupcake Bites or Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Tartlets. From Crunchy Chocolate Marshmallow Bark to Creamy Devil's Food Cookies, we've got 15 mind-blowingly good chocolate dessert ideas for Valentine's Day. (Plus, check out how to Eat Your Way to an Amazing Orgasm.)
Easy and Delicious Chocolate Sheet Cake
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This moist and tasty chocolate cake is perfect to serve straight out of the oven or ready for decorating. It's so much better than a boxed mix, and you won't believe how such a rich dessert can be so shockingly low-cal. If you're hosting a large dinner party, this easy recipe is your perfect go-to.
Low-Calorie Sweet and Spicy Chocolate Chile Cookies
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This low-calorie recipe has a Texan kick, thanks to spike of heat in an otherwise intensely chocolate cookie. Low in fat and sodium, you really can't go wrong with these 60 calorie bites of sweet and spicy goodness.
Gooey and Guiltless Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge
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Rich, delicious, and so easy to prepare. One square is all you need to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Sweet and Tart Chocolate Cherry Cupcake Bites
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Win rave reviews from kids and adults alike with these chocolate-y bite-sized treats. Plus, you'll avoid the extra fat and calories that come with a larger cupcake.
Creamy and Crunchy Chocolate-Espresso Mousse Shots
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Espresso-spiked chocolate pudding is layered with crushed chocolate wafers to create this super simple dessert recipe. Creamy, crunchy, sweet, or savory - there's something in this delicious after-dinner recipe for any kind of dessert craving.
Frozen Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana-Cookie Bites
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Peanut butter-infused chocolate pudding and sliced bananas are layered between vanilla wafers and frozen for to-die-for bite-size treats. Party guests will be craving them long after dessert is served.
Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Tartlets
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A touch of sea salt brings out the best in dark chocolate desserts. These mini tarts won't disappoint - they're perfect for chocoholics!
Chocolate-Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting
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Greek yogurt and bananas make these chocolate cupcakes super moist, while an easy two-ingredient frosting adds amazing richness. Bake these delicious sweet treats and you're sure to be a hit at any party!
Gooey Rocky Road Bars
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Gooey and delicious, these bars bake up quickly with very little fuss. Feel free to swap in almonds or pecans for the walnuts to suit your taste. Party guests won't be able to resist these s'more-like confections.
Crunchy Chocolate Marshmallow Bark
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A sweet, couldn't-be-easier-to-make treat for any occasion. Inspired by everyone's favorite campfire dessert, these ridiculously good chocolate bars will please adults and kids alike.
Cool Mint Cookies and Cream Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches
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Ice cream sandwiches go mini for these sweet little treats. They'll be a hit at your next warm-weather gathering.
50 Calorie Cream-Filled Devil's Food Cookies
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These cake-like cookies are great dunked into coffee, milk, or tea on your next afternoon snack break. Or, make them into a sandwich with some aerosol whipped cream for an even sweeter creation.
Refreshing Chocolate Root Beer Floats
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These make for a quintessential summer drink, but feel free to change the soda and ice cream flavors to your liking. Chocolate-cherry and banana-fudge would also be delicious, or take your cue from us and go for a classic combo that's sure to please. All you need are (bun-less) burgers and oven fries for a tasty and healthy diner-inspired meal.
Creamy Chocolate Lava Dip
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This addicting chocolate dip is wonderful with fresh fruit, but also tasty with a thin layer of peanut butter on reduced-calorie whole wheat toast. Or, grab a spoon and dig right in. We won't blame you.