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Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti. The spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar is a nice addition to most recipes that feature Mexican chocolate flavors. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Tangerine Chocolate Semifreddo

When I wanted a new frozen treat for my family, I came up with this citrusy, chocolaty version of classic...


Chocolate Swirl Panini

Pretty chocolate swirls throughout the interior of these tender Italian-style rolls make them a must-try. The tempting treats really stand...


Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Pizzelle

I've experimented with different varieties of pizzelle recipes, but this is definitely a favorite. My dad likes to help make...


Chocolate Dunk-Shot Biscotti

“These are great with a hot drink!” These crunchy bites are perfect with after-dinner coffee or as a morning treat....

Ricotta Nut Torte

This pretty layered Italian cake is called cassata. It takes some time to prepare this eye-catching dessert but it conveniently...


White Chocolate Creme Brulee

When you want a dessert for a special occasion, try this one. Serving two, it's perfect for Valentine's Day or...

Cherry-Chocolate Chip Biscotti

A delicious “dunker,” our Test Kitchen’s biscotti is chock-full of dried cherries and chocolate chips. Wrapped in colored cellophane and...


Double Shot Espresso Ganache Cake

The Place is "Harry's Bar" in Venice, Italy, and my recipe is a near-perfect re-creation of their double shot Espresso...


Chocolate Chip Biscotti

With a hint of apricots, these chocolate chip biscotti taste great alongside a cup of coffee or tea.Friends and family...


Makeover Ricotta Nut Torte

Looking for a special, lightened-up treat? Lots of thin layers and a luscious frosting make this cake a winner that's...

Black Forest Panettone Pudding

My chocolate-cherry bread pudding uses Panettone, the holiday bread people often receive but aren't sure how to use. I make...


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...


Toasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Ice Cream

The flavors in this ice cream take me back to European vacations I've enjoyed in the past. I am a...


Double Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Biscotti

Biscotti are easier to make than you might think, and they’re delicious with breakfast or as a snack. They store...


Cranberry-White Chocolate Biscotti

White chocolate, macadamia nuts and dried cranberries flavor every bite of these crisp cookies.

Butter Brickle Biscotti

These twice-baked toffee cookies are a must with coffee at Christmastime. They also make great gifts from the kitchen.—Darlene Brenden,...


Chocolate Fruit N Nut Cookies

Filled with fruit, nuts, chocolate and loads of flavor, these traditional Italian treats hit the spot. We enjoy them at...


Almond Chocolate Biscotti

My neighbors look forward to getting my gifts of these chocolate-covered cookies. I love that this chocolate biscotti recipe is...


Italian Chocolate-Hazelnut Cheesecake Pie

I first prepared an Italian-style cheese pie years ago. When I added a chocolate-hazelnut topping, it proved so popular that...


Coconut-Macadamia Biscotti

I came up with this recipe after my husband and I returned from our first trip to Hawaii. Dipping these...


Chocolate Cannoli Cake

Hints of orange and coffee lend standout flavor to this elegant cannoli-inspired cake. A variation of this cake was a...


Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Macaroons

These pretty cookies are perfect for the special holiday season and pretty easy to make! —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri


White Chocolate-Strawberry Tiramisu

Here's a twist on a classic dessert that highlights another flavor combo my husband and I love: strawberries and white...

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Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

Chocolate, pistachios and cranberries make a dramatic, delicious trio. Introducing the cranberries to this recipe added tartness, texture and color,...


Chocolate Almond Biscotti

“During college, I came across a chocolate biscotti recipe and played around with it until I came up with this...


Double-Drizzled Biscotti

Semisweet and white chocolate drizzles give these biscotti a pretty look. The baking time is shorter than for some biscotti,...


Delightful Devil’s Food Cake

There's more than chocolate in this luscious layer cake. The creamy ricotta cheese frosting is flavored with orange juice, mini...


Chai-Chocolate Chip Biscotti

This crunchy cookie was made to be dunked! Enjoy one or two with a hot cup of coffee or a...


Ricotta Pie (Pizza Dolce) with Chocolate and Raspberry

My grandmother recalls ricotta pie always making an appearance on Easter when she was little. Now I've taken here recipe...