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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Hot Chocolate Cookies

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

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...


Brownie Batter Oatmeal

We all grew up eating bowls of lumpy oatmeal for breakfast, and everyone has favorite toppings to make porridge more...


Mocha Waffles with Syrup

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


Kahlua Hot Chocolate

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

Orange Cocoa Sandies

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


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...

Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies

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


Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

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


Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

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


Mexican Pork Chops

“We enjoy Mexican Pork Chops over rice to catch the spicy sauce,” says Nancy Negvesky of Somerville, New Jersey. “You...

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...


Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

I wanted something that both coffee and non-coffee drinkers would enjoy, so I added cherry flavoring to a cappuccino mix....


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...


Rich Chocolate Frosting

My husband, Doug, loved his chocolate groom's cake that was topped with this smooth, rich chocolate frosting and accented with...


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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...

Microwave Chocolate Cake

Microwave Chocolate Cake cooks into a light, moist chocolaty dessert. "A farm wife with four children, I've made this cake...


Black Forest Oatmeal

I'm always looking for healthier ways to incorporate my chocolate addiction into every meal. I've made this with peanut butter...


Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins

So easy to make, these treats are healthy but still satisfy my chocolate-loving family. Stir in raisin bran instead of...


Chocolate Cappuccino Cookies

These chocolaty cookies have a mild coffee flavor that makes them a hit with whoever tries them.—Eleanor Senske, Rock Island,...


Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

Kids are thrilled to find a marshmallow hidden under this cookie's cocoa frosting. I enjoyed these cookies as a child,...


Black Forest Fudge Sauce

I've used this velvety fudge sauce studded with cherries for years, and everyone raves about it's addicting taste. This fudge...


Chocolate-Hazelnut Butter

Store varieties of chocolate-hazelnut butter just can’t compete with the homemade kind. Slather it on everything from toast and pretzels...


Flavored Mocha Drink Mix

I rely on vanilla and almond extracts to get two great flavors from one hot beverage mix. At Christmastime, you...

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Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with...


Fluffy Hot Chocolate

This is our daughter's favorite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets...


Red Velvet Waffles with Coconut Syrup

This recipe is special to me because my daughter just loves red velvet cake, and I'm always looking for ways...


Mexican Hot Chocolate

This delicious, not-too-sweet Mexican hot chocolate is richly flavored with cocoa and delicately seasoned with spices. The whole-stick cinnamon stirrers...


Creamy Caramel Mocha

Indulge in a coffeehouse-quality drink with this caramel mocha recipe. With whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle, this treat will...


Mocha Pecan Balls

Dusted in either confectioners’ sugar or cocoa, this six-ingredient dough rolls up into truffle-like treats—no baking required. —Lorraine Darocha, Mountain...