Cocoa Recipes

Chocolate lovers will want to bookmark our top recipes with cocoa, which include decadent brownies and cakes, plus no bake cocoa recipes.

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      Chocolate Peanut Butter

      While growing up, I looked forward to this special sandwich treat in my lunches. I still make this recipe today and keep some in the refrigerator...but it never lasts too long!

      Banana Split Brownie Pizza

      I made this extra special dessert for my kids one night and they still say it is their favorite. The...


      Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

      Combining two favorite flavors—rich chocolate and ripe bananas—makes these muffins doubly good. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma


      Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

      My family enjoys a good meal, but we all save room for dessert when this cheesecake is part of the...


      Chocolate-Raspberry Whoopie Pies

      I’ve saved this jam-filled whoopie pie recipe for years after cutting it out of a newspaper. It’s one of my...

      Chocolate Mocha Torte

      A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.


      Cherry Mocha Balls

      My mother-in-law gave me this recipe before my wedding (six children ago!). I've made mocha balls nearly every Christmas since...


      Brooklyn Blackout Cake

      If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...


      Black Forest Fudge Sauce

      I've used this velvety fudge sauce studded with cherries for years, and everyone raves about it's addicting taste. This fudge...


      Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

      Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


      Vanilla Almond Hot Cocoa

      Treat your family to this comforting, homemade cocoa as you decorate the tree or open holiday gifts. Vanilla and almond...


      Raspberry Chocolate Cake

      Whenever I make this cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene Sanders, Paradise,...


      Chocolate Guinness Cake

      One bite and everyone will propose a toast to this silky-smooth chocolate Guinness cake. The cream cheese frosting reminds us...

      Zucchini Chocolate Cake with Orange Glaze

      This moist and mouthwatering cake has a rich chocolate flavor, a hint of orange and is chock-full of zucchini and...


      Hot Chocolate Linzer Cookies

      This is like having hot chocolate in a cookie. These adorable cookies are filled with marshmallow creme to make them...


      Chocolate Lover’s Mousse Torte

      With layer after luscious layer of creamy filling and cake, Chocolate Lover’s Mousse Torte proves irresistible every time. —Brenda Fisher,...


      Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

      When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with...


      Speedy Brownies

      Since you dump all the ingredients together for these brownies, they take very little time to prepare. There's no mistaking...


      Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

      These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on hand for drop-in guests or for when I'm too...


      Fudge Brownie Pie

      Here's a fun and festive way to serve brownies. Family and friends will love topping their pieces with whipped cream...


      Cookie Dough Brownies

      When I take these rich brownies to any get-together, I carry the recipe, too, because it always gets requested. Children...

      Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

      I developed this sweet chocolate and banana bread after looking for ways to use extra dried tart cherries. It’s so...


      Chocolate Almond Crescents

      If you like chocolate-covered almonds, you’re in for a treat. These buttery, crumbly cookies make a thoughtful holiday gift. —Vicki...


      Black Forest Cheesecake

      I have brought this popular cheesecake to every gathering since I created the recipe many years ago. My family asks...


      Chocolate Layered Cake

      You can "halve" your cake and eat it, too, when you make Verna Mae Floyd's chocolaty classic for two. "My...


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      CokeCola Cake

      We live in Coca-Cola country, where everyone loves a chocolaty, moist sheet cake made with the iconic soft drink. Our...


      Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

      A friend gave me the recipe for these layered brownies, but I added my own touch--chunky peanut butter. Every time...