California Avocado season has ended.

From the Heart: Valentine’s Day Recipes to Impress

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Avoid the cliché this Valentine’s Day by ditching the box of chocolates and wooing everyone from your child’s classmates to your significant other the California way. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the return of California Avocados to grocery store shelves than using them in a scrumptious avocado dessert to share with the ones you love. After all, they say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomachs.

Chocolate California Avocado Donuts


Bring these swoon-worthy chocolate donuts to your morning meeting and your secret admirers may multiply. These gluten-free chocolate donuts are dipped in a mocha glaze – the soul mate of your cup-of-Joe.

California Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing says “Be Mine” like a classic chocolate chip cookie. California Avocado replaces some of the butter (and saturated fat) in the recipe while maintaining melt-in-your-mouth goodness. Bring them to your picnic on the beach and your significant other will melt too.

Heart-Shaped California Avocado Brownies


Rich is a quality we often seek … in dessert. Half of the butter is replaced with California Avocado and the end result is the fudge, chocolatey brownie of your dreams. Pro tip: you can also use that heart-shaped cutter on avocado slices for a fun garnish on any dish.

Chocolate California Avocado Fondue


Love don’t cost a thing, and fondue shouldn’t cost as much as your V-day meal. This simple fondue recipe takes just 15 minutes to whip up, leaving you even more time to spend with your sweetie watching the sunset.

Make sure to keep these recipes bookmarked for the quickly approaching California Avocado season.