|February 10, 2022

17 No-Bake Treats for a Sweet Valentine’s Day

By Stephen Sheehan
Reviewed by Emily Gonzalez, ND for Scientific Accuracy

17 No-Bake Treats for a Sweet Valentine’s Day

Not a baking aficionado? No problem! You can still celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special person in your life (or solo!) by creating indulgent treats without an oven. In fact, these Bulletproof-backed, no-bake recipes will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, but also deliver quality fats and the nutrients you need to thrive.

Whether you’re looking to make a passionate chocolate lover’s dream come true or you want to impress your Valentine with silky-smooth homemade ice cream, we’ve got the recipes you need. Just don’t be surprised if you grow an attachment to a few (or all!) of these 17 no-bake treats well after this love-laced holiday is over.

1. No-Bake Protein Brownie Bites

An overhead photo of Bulletproof no-bake protein brownie bites

Brownies that don’t need to be baked? That’s one reason to fall in love with this easy-to-make recipe. Looking for another? These fudgy brownie bites contain Bulletproof Dark Chocolate Energy Collagen Protein, which provides a blend of adaptogens and nutrients to support an energized mind and body.† Plus, a sugar-free Bulletproof Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Bar adds rich cacao and MCT oil—a fantastic source of quality fats. And if you really want to blow your Valentine away, dip your brownie bites in any of our melted Chocolate Bars, roll them in roasted and finely chopped nuts and enjoy a collagen-packed treat.

2. Keto Hot Chocolate Bombs

A mug of hot chocolate next to hot chocolate bombs and Bulletproof products

These divine keto-friendly hot chocolate bombs almost seem too good to be true. An ultra-decadent beverage that checks all the boxes for chocolate lovers, we keep things macro-friendly by using a Bulletproof-approved sweetener and two sugar-free Bulletproof Original Milk-Style Chocolate Bars.

3. Keto Cinnamon Roll Protein Balls

Keto cinnamon roll protein balls

You don’t have to go the chocolate route when it comes to no-bake treats. After all, these super-simple cinnamon roll protein balls will surely put a smile on that special someone’s face. Bulletproof Vanilla Collagen Protein supports healthy bones, muscles and joints, and Bulletproof Brain Octane C8 MCT Oil adds quality fats to keep you fueled.†

4. Dark Chocolate Collagen Pudding

Chocolate collagen pudding in white bowl

All you need is four ingredients to create a decadent dessert that’ll make you forget about puddings of the past. In fact, this collagen-packed version is totally leveled up—it has Bulletproof Unflavored Collagen Protein and Bulletproof Collagelatin, both of which support healthy bones, muscles joints and skin.†  If your Valentine is enamored with everything chocolatey, use Chocolate Collagen Protein to show them some well-deserved love.

5. No-Bake Coconut Lemon Bars

No Bake Coconut Lime Collagen Cups_two cups ide by side

Between their gorgeously creamy texture and the slightly lip-puckering zing of fresh lemon zest, these no-bake bars are bound to be a hit with your Valentine. Coconut cream and soaked cashews combine to create a thick base for a trio of toppings that includes raw honey, zested lemon and a crumbled Bulletproof Vanilla Shortbread Collagen Protein Bar.

6. Keto Peppermint Patties

Keto peppermint patties

Dark chocolate and peppermint are a dynamic duo. And the recipe for these keto-friendly peppermint patties allows those two ingredients to shine. With several sources of quality fats, a Bulletproof-friendly sweetener and Unflavored Collagen Protein, indulge with zero worries!

7. Keto Fudge, 3 Ways

Keto fudge is a dessert you need in your life: A creamy vanilla base gets upgraded with cacao and turmeric flavors for a low-carb (and paleo!) snack.

Looking for an easy recipe you can make well in advance? The base for this six-ingredient fudge takes just 5 minutes of prep time. Whether you choose vanilla, chocolate or turmeric, each fudge flavor is a macro-friendly way to enjoy Valentine’s Day.

Related: It’s Always Golden Hour With These 7 Turmeric Benefits

8. Bulletproof Creamy Coconut Ice Cream

A fresh batch of Bulletproof coconut ice cream with a scooper

The recipe for this creamy, low-carb ice cream has ample quality fats and protein to support your body. A combo of Brain Octane C8 MCT Oil, grass-fed butter, coconut oil and eggs makes the mixture deliciously thick and keto-friendly. Meanwhile, Vanilla Collagen Protein adds the right hint of flavor, while also delivering support for healthy bones, muscles and joints.† A bowl (with two spoons!) is the perfect complement to a rom com movie night!

9. Hazelnut Keto Fudgesicles

Hazelnut keto fudgesicles

These easy keto fudgesicles are a pop-lover’s dream! This chilled dessert opts for health-supportive ingredients like Chocolate Collagen Protein, Brain Octane Oil, avocado and coconut yogurt. Plus, Bulletproof Hazelnut Creamer, vanilla extract, cacao powder and cinnamon give this frozen treat an amazing flavor!

10. Easy Keto White Truffles

With a fudgy texture and naturally sweet flavor, these 5-minute keto white truffles are the perfect way to enjoy more fat and protein. Easy to customize!

Whip up these white truffles and watch how fast they disappear. Free from refined sugar and low in carbs, these delicious morsels also make for a romantic activity—get creative with decorating together.

11. No-Bake Keto Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Bars

These protein-packed keto cookie bars combine rich chocolate with a zing of peppermint. Silence cravings and freshen breath with every chewy bite.

Don’t think it’s possible to enjoy cookies without cranking up your oven? Think again. Although these keto chocolate peppermint bars don’t look like your typical “cookies,” they’re vastly superior from a nutritional standpoint.

12. Creamy Keto Affogato

High-fat and high-flavor: This keto affogato combines sweet keto ice cream with rich espresso for a dessert with amazing perks. (Paleo, LCHF, Sugar-Free)

Sometimes, opposites attract. And this creamy affogato is the best example of what can happen when hot meets cold in perfect harmony. This two-step recipe involves pouring one of our freshly brewed Bulletproof The Mentalist Espresso Pods over a scoop of keto ice cream. That combo of a hot shot and cold ice cream creates an intense and enticing coffee-flavored concoction.

13. Keto White Chocolate Fat Bombs

Low carb white chocolate gummies recipe

Are you two lovebirds working hard to keep yourselves in ketosis? These macro-friendly white chocolate fat bombs are the ideal way to satisfy your sweet tooth and give your body the fuel it needs.

14. Keto Rocky Road Bars

Hand grabbing a keto rocky road bars

Chewy, crunchy and nourishing all at the same time? That’s exactly what you get with these no-bake rocky road bars. They may take some time, but it will be well worth it once you bite into these chocolate-meets-marshmallow keto-friendly treats.

15. Keto Thin Mint Truffles

Keto thin mint truffles

With some help from Highkey, you can treat your Valentine to macro-friendly truffles that are well-suited for the chocolate-and-mint lover in your life. In just 15 minutes, a Bulletproof Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Bar, Chocolate Collagen Protein and a few other ingredients transform into rich bites of deliciousness.

Related: Is Chocolate Healthy? 8 Surprising Answers to Questions About Chocolate

16. No-Bake Ginger Shortbread Cookies

ginger shortbread cookies recipe

Treat your Valentine to a no-bake cookie high in quality fats, low in carbs and sugar and beneficial for your digestive system. These ginger shortbread cookies require zero time in the oven and are ready in 20 minutes. Vanilla Shortbread Collagen Protein Bars, Brain Octane Oil and ground ginger form a delicious dough. Garnished with a drizzle of coconut butter and freshly grated ginger, these are next-level treats.

17. Coffee Panna Cotta

Coffee Panna Cotta with cinnamon

For the ultimate coffee-infused dessert, this 15-minute Panna Cotta hits the spot. A can of Bulletproof Dark Chocolate Cold Brew Latte gives this chilled concoction rich depth (plus collagen protein and MCT oil), and ultra-fine shavings of an Original Milk-Style Chocolate Bar make for a gorgeous garnish. Grab a spoon and a comfy spot on the couch alongside your Valentine and savor every bite of this smooth n’ creamy treat.

The Best No-Bake Tools

Heart-shaped baking pan and other baking tools.

Even the best no-bake treats require some kitchen tools and tips. Here are the best no-bake supplies to keep within reach when you’re getting cozy in the kitchen this Valentine’s Day:

  • Glass casserole dishes: Grab a variety pack that contains various sizes so you can set and chill desserts of all sizes.
  • Silicone molds: From homemade truffles to mini no-bake cakes, you can use these to customize different shapes and patterns.
  • Ice cream machine: Learn to create homemade, macro-friendly versions of ice cream so you can always go a la mode.
  • A high-quality mixer: From batters to marshmallows, this will save you mixing time and ensure the smoothest, creamiest outcomes.
  • Lollipop sticks: From no-bake cake pops to candies, have fun creating confections you can hold and enjoy.
  • Silicone baking mats: These help you avoid waste while keeping sticky problems at bay.
  • Mason jars: Large ones will help you store bulk ingredients in a green way, while smaller mason jars are the perfect vessels for concoctions like puddings and panna cottas.

Looking for more chocolate-forward dessert ideas to share with your love? These chocolate-inspired keto desserts will make Valentine’s Day unforgettable.

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