Vegan chocolate candy can be just as rich, sweet and delicious as the milk chocolate hearts and truffles that line grocery store shelves and Valentine’s candy boxes this time of year. Ditch the Whitman’s and Godiva and try making some of these easy vegan chocolate treats for your beloved(s) this Valentine’s day.
Vegan chocolate-dipped strawberries: A Valentine’s Day classic for a reason, chocolate-covered strawberries — including these vegan ones — are incredibly hard to f**k up. GET THE RECIPE, via Veggieful.com
Vegan dark chocolate pomegranate mousse: This vegan chocolate mousse recipe requires only 5 minutes prep time (and if you’re not a fan of pomegranate, you can use orange juice, raspberry puree or peanut butter). GET THE RECIPE, via Oh My Veggies
Vegan chocolate chip cookie cake: A chocolate chip oatmeal cookie base is topped with a cocoa and soy yogurt frosting. GET THE RECIPE, via Andrea’s Easy Vegan Cooking
Boozy chocolate stout brownies: Tickle your sweetie’s sweet tooth while getting him/her drunk! Young’s Double Chocolate Stout give a kick to this rich vegan brownie recipe. GET THE RECIPE, via The Vegan Cookbook Aficionado
Vegan chocolate truffles: Seriously, three ingredients (chocolate soy milk, vegan chocolate chips and unsweetened cocoa powder). GET THE RECIPE, via Recipe.com
Not feeling the homemade vegan candy route? Buy artisan vegan truffles from Allison’s gourmet (or a million places on Etsy).