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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    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 our passion for s'mores to a whole new level! —Jennifer Gilbert, Brighton, Michigan

    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,...


    Copycat Berger Cookies

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


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

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


    Dipped Chocolate Logs

    When my sister and I were little, we used to beg my mother and grandmother to make these buttery chocolate...

    Cream-Filled Chocolate Supreme Muffins

    Because of her reputation for yummy things, Mom used to sell muffins at my dad's workplace. Among my favorites were...


    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 Caramel Kiss Cookies

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


    Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

    Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


    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...


    Sand Art Brownies

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

    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...


    Brownie Bourbon Bites

    Chocolate and chopped pecans flavor these simple, spirited treats. Make a double batch so you can give some as gifts...


    Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

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


    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...


    Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

    A friend gave me the recipe for these layered brownies, but I added my own touch--chunky peanut butter. Every time...

    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,...


    Red Velvet Spritz Cookies

    I had never come across a red velvet spritz recipe, so I decided to create one. The hint of cocoa...


    Chocolate Snowball Cookies

    These dainty cookies just melt in your mouth. I enjoy making them for get-togethers when there are lots of people...


    Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

    Covered in chopped nuts and drizzled with chocolate, these cookies are delicious and pretty, too. Everybody looks forward to munching...


    Easy Microwave Mint Fudge

    I make these creamy, smooth squares not only for Christmas, but also for Valentine's Day. This easy microwave fudge is...


    Mexican Chocolate Walnut-Cherry Biscotti

    I love to combine flavors and spices from different cultures. These cookies have ground cinnamon in them, which is a...


    Red Velvet White Chip Cookies

    These cookies are soft, chewy and taste as good as they sound. The first time I baked them, I took...


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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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    Chocolate Mallow Cookies

    Cocoa, marshmallows and ready-made frosting transform the basic dough into these delightful treats. Sometimes, I’ll top each with a pecan...


    Mocha Shortbread

    For an added touch of sweetness, serve these crispy wedges with ice cream and B.G. Saelhof's strawberry sauce (recipe in...


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    Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

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


    Homemade Chocolate Shortbread

    This recipe has been in my files for a long time...probably from when I first learned to bake. Any chocolate...


    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...


    Truffle-Filled Cookie Tarts

    I made chocolate truffles as a Christmas tradition for many years. I created this recipe to incorporate my truffles into...