Valentine Candy Hearts with Chocolate Layers Recipe

These Valentine Candy Hearts are a perfect blend of love and chocolate, making them an ideal gift for Valentine’s Day. With layers of pink, white, and dark chocolate, and adorned with colorful Valentine M&Ms and sprinkles, they are as delightful to look at as they are to eat. Whether you’re making these for a loved one or as a fun activity with the kids, these candy hearts are sure to spread joy and sweetness.


  • 12 ounces pink candy melts
  • 12 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces white candy melts
  • Valentine M&Ms and sprinkles for decorating


  1. Melt half the bag of pink candy melts in the microwave for about 1.5 minutes, stirring often. Spoon into 12 baking cups and tap on the counter to flatten. Chill for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Melt half the bag of dark chocolate chips and spoon over the pink layer in each cup. Tap to even out and refrigerate for another 10-15 minutes.
  3. Melt the remaining pink candy melts. Working with 2-3 cups at a time, add a final layer over the dark chocolate, tap to flatten, then immediately add Valentine M&Ms and sprinkles.
  4. Repeat with white candy melts and remaining dark chocolate for more variety.
  5. Refrigerate until set, then remove from cups and serve.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Category: Desserts
Method: No Bake
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian


  • Keep sprinkles and decorations handy as candy melts harden quickly.
  • Use a mix of white and dark chocolate for a delicious contrast.
  • Perfect for Valentine’s Day gifts or as a special treat for friends and loved ones.


  1. Can I use regular chocolate instead of candy melts?
    Yes, you can use regular chocolate, though candy melts tend to set firmer and quicker, which can be more convenient for layering.
  2. How long do these candy hearts keep?
    These chocolate hearts can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week or refrigerated for up to three weeks.
  3. Can I make these in advance?
    Absolutely, these are perfect for making ahead as they need time to set properly. Just keep them in a cool place or refrigerate until ready to gift or serve.

These Valentine Candy Hearts are a charming and delicious way to show your affection. Easy to make and even easier to customize, they offer a wonderful opportunity to create lasting Valentine’s Day memories. So grab your chocolate and let’s make this Valentine’s Day a little sweeter!

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