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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    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is perfect for potlucks and family gatherings that include guests with food restrictions. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

    This gluten-free chocolate cake is a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy. Sometimes I stir in gluten-free chocolate chips or...


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    S’mores Brownies

    My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...


    Hot Chocolate Cookies

    Using hot chocolate mix and marshmallow bits in the cookie dough really makes these cookies taste like hot cocoa. —Lisa...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...

    Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies

    I recently found this old family recipe in my mom’s kitchen. I made a few adjustments to streamline the process,...


    Beef Taco Chili

    This one of my husband's absolute favorite dishes. It was also voted Best Chili in our county's autumn Harvest Festival....

    Game Night Domino Brownies

    Brownies are the perfect handheld treat, and they’re even more fun when decorated like dominoes. Chocolate lovers, rejoice!
    —Barbara...


    Pressure-Cooker Lava Cake

    Because I love chocolate, this decadent cake has long been a family favorite. It's even great cold the next day—assuming...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...


    Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

    This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...

    Copycat Berger Cookies

    After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


    Raisin & Walnut Dark Rye Bread

    Cocoa and molasses give this rye loaf a deep dark brown color and rich flavor. The recipe can be made...


    Mocha Waffles with Syrup

    Great recipe for coffee lovers! And, a perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch gathering!


    Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

    Homemade Oreo-style cookies are pretty great on their own, but they're even better when you add graham cracker crumbs to...


    Must-Have Tiramisu

    This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe...

    Kahlua Hot Chocolate

    When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...


    Chocolate Caramel Kiss Cookies

    I make this cookie every Christmas with my family. It’s a fun twist on a classic peanut butter blossom because...


    Orange Cocoa Sandies

    When I was growing up, I loved to help my mom cut out the appealing dessert recipes from newspapers and...


    Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

    When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


    Godiva Liqueur Brownies

    Santa’s eyes twinkle when he finds this very adult brownie on the cookie tray. With chocolaty liqueur and other spirits,...


    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...


    Chocolate Fruit Dip

    I've been told I'm not allowed to come to neighborhood parties unless I bring this dip! It's always a big...


    Homemade Coconut Brownies

    My children and grandchildren are the light of my life. I always try to have homemade cookies or brownies on...

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    Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies

    “My daughter won 1st prize in the cookie division of a local Chocolate Festival with these — beating out a...


    Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

    I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


    Sand Art Brownies

    A jar of this attractive layered mix produces a yummy batch of fudgy brownies that are dressed up with chocolate...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

    Chocolate and peanut butter are such an enjoyable combination. This delicious chocolate peanut butter frosting makes a satisfying topping to...


    Coffee-Chocolate Cake

    Say happy birthday with this dark, moist cake. The basic buttery frosting has an unmistakable homemade taste. With a few...


    Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

    "I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....