Valentine’s Day is a holiday that reminds us to show the people we love just how much we care about them, and one of the best ways to show affection is with food. Heart-shaped boxes of chocolates have become the customary way to say “I love you” for Valentine’s Day, but if you want to switch things up, here are a few other heart-shaped treats.
Aldi Valentine’s Day Cheese
Aldi's Valentine's Day Cheese box comes with three kinds of heart-shaped cheeses — Photo courtesy of Aldi
There’s nothing cheesy about the Aldi’s Valentine’s Day Cheese box. In an adorable package that says "you make me melt," the Emporium Selection Valentine’s Day Cheese Box contains three cheeses. The assortment includes a classic mature cheddar, a raspberries and white chocolate cheese and a gin and rhubarb cheese.
It’s a gift that’s sure to delight and make for a fun evening of cheese pairings.
Pizza Hut Heart-Shaped Pizzas
Pizza is a love language — Photo courtesy of Pizza Hut
For those who want to share a "pizza" your heart, Pizza Hut has an option to order heart-shaped pizzas. From February 8 through February 14, you can upgrade your heart-shaped pizza with a Cheesy Crust Pizza.
To sweeten the deal, Pizza Hut also bundles their heart-shaped pies with either a Hershey’s Triple Chocolate Brownie or an Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie.
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Le Chocolatier Chocolate Heart Smash Box
Don't go breaking my heart – but do go breaking this heart! — Photo courtesy of Le Chocolatier
This is the only heart you should break on Valentine’s Day. Le Chocolatier has a heart-shaped box made entirely of chocolate with delight treats inside including heart-shaped truffles, chocolate-dipped Oreos and chocolate-dipped pretzels.
The chocolate heart smash box comes in a variety of flavors with sweet little messages like "Love" and "Bae" made with, of course, chocolate.
Junior’s Heart-Shaped Cheesecake
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Cheesecake in New York is so good that they’ve got their own style. New York-style cheesecake is a bit denser, creamier, and smoother than other styles of cheesecake, and Junior’s Cheesecake makes sure these quality desserts can be shipped nationwide through Goldbelly.
For Valentine’s Day, they’ve created a heart-shaped cheesecake that’s as beautiful as it is delicious. The white chocolate-flavored cheesecake is adorned with strawberry puree swirls, and a whipped white chocolate mousse. For chocolate lovers, Junior's also has a chocolate-covered cheesecake. It’s a beautiful way to say “I love you” for Valentine’s Day.
Dale’s Heart-Shaped Fried Pies
A heart-shaped pie you can hold in the palm of your hand — Photo courtesy of Dale's Fried Pies
Is there anything better than pie? How about hand pies – portable, crispy crust in every bite, and coming in a wide range of flavors from savory to sweet. Dale’s Fried Pies from Knoxville, Tennessee sends their delicious pies nationwide. For Valentine’s Day, they’re offering heart-shaped fried hand pies.
The sweet treat comes in apple, strawberry or banana and Nutella.
The Bagel Nook Heart-Shaped Bagel
No smear campaigns – only schmear campaigns — Photo courtesy of The Bagel Nook
The Bagel Nook has pushed the boundaries of bagels, reimagining them with unique small batch cream cheese flavors like Maple Bacon and Birthday Cake, and loaded them up with sugary sweets like Oreos and Fruity Pebbles. For Valentine’s Day, they’ve created a cute way to start the day with their pink swirled heart-shaped bagels.
Share a heart with your one true love, or spread the joy with these bagels by the dozen.
Chuao Chocolatier Heart-Shaped Hot Cocoa Bombs
When immersed in hot milk, this geometric chocolate heart bursts open with spicy hot cocoa and sweet marshmallows — Photo courtesy of Chuao Chocolatier
There’s still time to hop on the hot cocoa bomb craze that hit Instagram this winter. Chuao Chocolatier is offering heart-shaped hot cocoa bombs made with their Spicy Maya chocolate. Infused with cayenne and pasilla chile, this silky hot cocoa is sure to spice things up for your Valentine’s Day.
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Angelina’s of Maryland Crab Stuffed Heart-Shaped Shrimp
Show your favorite seafood lover how much you care for them with this clever crab stuffed heart-shaped shrimp dish from Angelina’s of Maryland. Using two jumbo shrimp, they’ve arranged them into the shape of a heart and stuffed it with their famous Maryland blue crab cakes.
Harry & David Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies
These shortbread cookies and chocolate truffles are an upscale take on a classic Valentine's Day treat — Photo courtesy of Harry & David
Cookies and chocolates are a classic Valentine’s Day gift, so if you’re going to pick a heart-shaped treat that’s tried and true, go with these gorgeous shortbread cookies and heart-shaped truffles from Harry & David.
The sandwiched shortbread cookies are filled with a tart, raspberry filling, and fashioned with small heart-shaped cutouts on top. The cookies are accompanied by gorgeous heart-shaped chocolate truffles that are rich and creamy.
Blue Owl Bakery Heart-Shaped Gooey Butter Cake
This heart-shaped gooey butter cake may look simple, but it's a regional favorite with a lot of flavor — Photo courtesy of The Blue Owl Bakery
Gooey butter cake is a popular treat in St. Louis and thanks to Blue Owl Bakery, everyone from coast to coast can enjoy this Midwestern dessert. For Valentine’s Day, you can get this golden, buttery cake with cream cheese filling in a cute heart-shape. Whether you’re from Missouri or not, anyone will feel special when given a heart-shaped version of this regional delight!