Cocoa Recipes

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

Add Filter

    Stovetop Hot Chocolate

    My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it to the lounge during a long winter to warm their spirits! This economical recipe could easily be warmed and served in a slow cooker. Flavor extracts could be added to the hot chocolate, too. —Mary Nine, Indianapolis, Indiana

    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...


    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...


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...


    Stacked Snowman Cookies

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

    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...


    Snowcapped Brownies

    Baking is one of my favorite hobbies, and my wife says these brownies topped with a cream cheese layer are...

    Chocolate Mallow Drops

    These fudgy treats feature a marshmallow layer topped with a squiggle of chocolate frosting. —Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada


    Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

    You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...


    Applesauce Brownies

    These moist, cinnamon-flavored brownies are quite easy to make. The recipe can also be doubled and baked in a jelly...


    Chocolate Walnut Crescents

    I use a round cookie cutter to form the crescent shapes for these nutty favorites. They're so pretty sprinkled with...

    Cincinnati Chili Dogs

    My in-laws are from Ohio, so we have Cincinnati chili at many of our family gatherings. I spiced up this...


    Taste of Home Logo

    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...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    Though these fluffy cupcakes have only 7 g of fat, their rich flavor will keep anyone from guessing they’re light!...


    Chocolate Carrot Cake

    Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...


    Homemade Fudge Ice Pops

    On hot summer days, these are my kids' favorite frozen treats. They're healthy and economical, too.

    Brownies a la Mode

    My husband Merrill and I tasted a restaurant’s brownie dessert, and it was hard to beat. I topped it though...


    Triple Layer Brownie Cake

    A little of this tall, rich brownie cake goes a long way, so you'll have plenty of pieces left to...


    Texas Sheet Cake

    This chocolaty delight was one of my favorites growing up. The Texas sheet cake is so moist and the icing...


    Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

    Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


    Sour Cream Chocolate Cookies

    These soft chocolaty sour cream cookies can easily be altered to make several different varieties—I've added everything from mints to...


    Mississippi Mud Cake

    Make this tempting cake and you'll satisfy kids of all ages! A fudgy brownie-like base is topped with marshmallow creme...


    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...


    Tout icon

    Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

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

    Magazine Cover

    Subscribe & SAVE

    Save Up To 80%!

    Basic Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

    This recipe evolved from several different recipes that I combined into one. I've never received so many compliments on my...


    Chocolate Potato Cake with Mocha Frosting

    This recipe for delicious and penny-pinching cake has been handed down for generations in the family. Don't be surprised when...


    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...


    Homemade Chocolate Cake

    A rich chocolate frosting is the flavorful finishing touch to this moist from-scratch cake that's mixed in one bowl. It...


    Chocolate Nut Cookies

    Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and...


    Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

    Both my boys have food allergies and really love these cupcakes! Because it’s easy and budget-friendly, I grind whole oats...