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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      Double-Nut Stuffed Figs

      We have a family member that has diabetes, so dessert can get tricky. These sweet, nutritious stuffed figs keep us...


      Truffle-Filled Cookie Tarts

      I made chocolate truffles as a Christmas tradition for many years. I created this recipe to incorporate my truffles into...


      Hot Chocolate Tiramisu

      Instead of using coffee and rum, I let cinnamon shine in this tiramisu. It's best if eaten within two days—if...


      Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

      My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


      Fudgy Layered Irish Mocha Brownies

      My husband and I are big fans of Irish cream, so I wanted to incorporate it into a brownie. I...


      Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

      Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


      Mocha Meringue Sandwich Cookies

      These crisp, chewy cookies can be made any size you choose. They're also great with a variety of fillings—try making...


      Stacked Snowman Cookies

      Though they hold their cute snowman shape well, these cookies are still nice and soft. Kids love the design and...

      Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

      I was running out of ideas on what to make for a friend for her upcoming 50th so I made...


      Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

      Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...


      Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

      These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


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      Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

      Who can resist soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting? Mom has made these for...


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      Homemade Chocolate Pudding

      This delightful pudding is always a treat and easy to whip up using common pantry ingredients. I usually top the...


      Peanut Butter Brownies

      "I came up with these fudgy peanut butter brownies when I ran out of ingredients I needed for my usual...


      Chocolate-Glazed Brownies

      These moist and fudgy squares are bursting with such rich chocolate flavor, you'd never know they're low in fat. They're...


      Envelopes of Fudge

      Sealed inside a golden crust is a delicious special delivery—a fudgy walnut filling that's almost like a brownie. These cookies...

      Chocolate Macaroon Cake

      "This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I...


      Buttermilk Chocolate Bread

      I serve this rich cake-like bread and its creamy chocolate honey butter often at Christmastime. It makes a great brunch...


      No-Bake Fudgy Oat Cookies

      These fuss-free cookies have stood the test of time. I got the recipe from my mother-in-law back in 1949...and my...


      Chocolate Alfajores

      Chocolate alfajores, also known as alfajores de chocolate, are a popular South American dessert made of slightly sweetened shortbread cookies...


      Chocolate-Mint Cookie Cups

      When chocolate and mint get together with a hint of peppermint, mmm…magic happens. If you don't have mini muffin pans...

      Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

      I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....


      Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

      I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favorite. Sometimes I serve it...


      Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

      We could tell you this is the best chocolate cupcake you will ever try, or you could serve it at...


      Holiday Rum Balls

      I use this recipe for special occasions with my wonderful family and friends. The treats are so easy to make...


      Double-Chocolate Linzer Tart Cookies

      I am asked to make these for baby showers, bridal showers, church socials, tea parties—you name it. You can use...


      Heavenly Chocolate Cake

      The cake's name says it all. Plus, it's tall, dark and delicious.—Billie B. Isaacs, Miamisburg, Ohio