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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    Must-Have Tiramisu

    This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe over other tiramisu.—Ale Gambini, Beverly Hills, California

    Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

    This dazzling cookie showcases one of my family's favorite flavors, peppermint. It's always one of the first to disappear from...


    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...


    Mocha Meringue Sandwich Cookies

    These crisp, chewy cookies can be made any size you choose. They're also great with a variety of fillings—try making...


    Frozen Peanut Butter and Chocolate Terrine

    This terrine can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer. When served, it cuts easily, revealing the...

    Raspberry-Chocolate Mini Muffins

    These delicious little bites from Wendy Nickel of Kiester, Minnesota have a surprise inside: a sweet raspberry jam filling. They're...


    Chocolate Raspberry Tunnel Cake

    Slice into this moist cake and get ready for a wonderful surprise. The fluffy raspberry filling in the “tunnel” gives...

    Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

    My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


    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...


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    Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake

    Made in a single loaf pan, this doubly good chocolate cake has a nutty praline layer and two layers of...


    Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

    I got the recipe for these moist , filled cupcakes from a dear friend about 25 years ago. I have...

    Elegant Chocolate Torte

    When I want to serve a really special dessert, I turn to this recipe. The tender, four-layer chocolate cake has...


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    Chocolate Carrot Cake

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


    Chocolate Cherry Lincoln Log

    The first time I made this festive cake roll was for Lincoln's birthday…but it's a great dessert for any holiday...


    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...


    Moist Cake Brownies

    These brownies have been in my recipe collection since I was 9 years old. I've added to and altered the...

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    Sour Cream Chocolate Cookies

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


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    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...


    Cocoa Macaroon Muffins

    This recipe is an old-time favorite that I've modified over the years depending on whether I served them for breakfast,...


    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...


    Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

    A cake baked in a slow cooker may seem unusual, but after-dinner smiles prove how tasty it is. Sometimes, for...


    Contest-Winning Chocolate Truffle Cookies

    Here's a snack for serious chocolate lovers. These enticing cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside,...


    Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

    Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


    Chocolate-Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

    Bound to impress, this dessert features velvety cream cheese, fresh red strawberries and a drizzle of fudge atop a crunchy...

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    Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    Of all the recipes in my repertoire, I knew my Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies would have the best shot of...


    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...


    Mini-Chip Cocoa Pancakes

    For the chocoholic in you, get your fix early by whipping up a batch of hot cocoa pancakes dotted with...


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    Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

    This is a variation of the cookies my mother made when I was growing up. Now my 13-year-old daughter and...


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    Grandma’s Chocolate Meringue Pie

    My grandmother served this old fashioned chocolate pie recipe after Sunday dinner each week, usually with an apology it was...


    Contest-Winning Chocolate Angel Food Cake

    When I take this different kind of angel food cake to church bake sales, it goes before I can get...