Chocolate & Cocoa Recipes

Who doesn’t love chocolate? As avid bakers and cooks, we reach for these recipes with chocolate to indulge the most decadant cravings.

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      5 Easy Ways to Melt Chocolate Every Home Baker Should Know

      Sue Stetzel teaches us how to melt chocolate the right way.

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      How to Make Homemade Chocolate Ganache

      We'll show you how to make chocolate ganache step by step so you can make fancy, decadent desserts at home.


      Semisweet Chocolate Mousse

      A friend shared this rich velvety chocolate mousse recipe with me. I love to cook and have tons of recipes,...


      Chocolate Truffles

      You may be tempted to save these chocolate truffles for a special occasion since these smooth, creamy chocolates are divine....


      Chocolate Cream Pie

      Our teenage son, John, has done lots of 4-H baking. His favorite is this old-fashioned chocolate cream pie recipe with...

      Classic Chocolate Cake

      If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a...


      28 Chocolate Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Diabetic-Friendly

      From diabetic-friendly chocolate cake to brownies, cookies and more, you'll be sure to find a dessert that will satisfy your...

      Andes Mint Cookies

      Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


      How to Make a Cookie Cake—the Dessert That’s the Best of Both Worlds

      Learn how to make a cookie cake that's just as pretty (and even tastier) as ones from Mrs. Fields. The...


      6 Clever Ways to Use a Packet of Hot Cocoa Mix

      Take those packets to a whole new level with our favorite recipes using hot chocolate mix. We have ideas for...


      Chili-Chocolate Caramel Corn

      Warning: It's really hard to walk away from this sweet, salty, spicy, crunchy snack. If you're taking it to a...

      Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

      This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...


      Our Chocolatiest Christmas Recipes

      Are you dreaming of a cocoa-dusted Christmas? Then we have the chocolaty holiday recipes for you: cookies, candies, cakes, hot...


      Homemade Gelt

      Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...


      Chocolate Date Energy Balls

      Eating just one of these healthy chocolate date energy balls satisfies my sweet tooth without added refined sugar. My recipe...


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      Our Baking Pros Found the Best Chocolate Chips for Cookies and More

      We were on a mission to find the absolute best chocolate chips—perfect for cookies, bars and tasty quick breads. Here's...

      Gluten-Free Brownie Bars

      I can't eat dairy or gluten, but these gluten-free brownie bars are a satisfying substitute. The brownies will still seem...


      Red Velvet Jar Cake

      I love to make these red velvet jar cakes for friends, family and teachers. Red velvet is my favorite during...


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      30 Cranberry and Chocolate Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

      Unite two of the season's favorite flavors in one delicious recipe. We have ideas for cranberry and chocolate breads, cookies,...


      French Hot Chocolate

      One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


      Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

      This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...


      How to Make Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

      It's possible to make easy chocolate cupcakes—from scratch. These cupcakes are moist, rich and made with simple ingredients.


      Cookie Cake

      This oversized cookie cake recipe is so easy and quick that I just might make it instead of traditional cookies...


      Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

      This double chocolate pumpkin bread is a favorite. It's nice and moist, and it actually gets better as it sits!...

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      What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Dutch-Processed Cocoa?

      If you're a chocolate lover who also enjoys baking, it's important to know the differences between natural and Dutch-processed cocoa...


      Mocha-Walnut Macarons

      These mocha macarons perfectly capture the chocolate, nutty flavor of my favorite gourmet coffee. Store in an airtight...


      Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate

      Warm up with this spice-filled snickerdoodle drinking chocolate. Tastes just like the cookie! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor,...


      Creamy White Hot Chocolate

      Craving white chocolate? If so, this silky white chocolate drink is for you. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor,...


      Pumpkin Spice Drinking Chocolate

      Cozy up with this pumpkin spice drinking chocolate in hand. Feel free to add an extra sprinkle of pumpkin spice...


      Biscoff Hot Chocolate

      Crumble Biscoff cookie pieces on top for a sweet touch. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary