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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    Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly perfect for any occasion. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Stovetop Hot Chocolate

    My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it...


    Devil’s Food Snack Cake

    My husband and his friends request this devil's food cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. To create...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    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....

    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...


    Brownie Batter Oatmeal

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


    Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

    A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a...


    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!


    Kahlua Hot Chocolate

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


    Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

    This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more baking cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making...


    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...


    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...

    Mexican Pork Chops

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


    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,...


    Cincinnati Chili Dogs

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


    Chocolate Molasses Pork Roast

    This new twist on pork roast has a rich molasses flavor with a tantalizing hint of chocolate. It’s easy to...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

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


    Homemade Fudge Ice Pops

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


    Cocoa Meringues with Berries

    Meringues can be challenging on a humid day, but if you're really craving one, meringues can be purchased at your...

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    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...


    Chocolate Dessert Fondue

    This creamy, delectable dip is a chocolate lover's dream. You'll want to sample it with a variety of dippers, including...


    No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies

    This is my son's all-time favorite cookie. He will share just about anything, but these are an exception...he gobbles them...


    Snowball

    I've been making these popular treats for 40 years, much to my family's delight. They look impressive with chocolate and...


    Rich Chocolate Frosting

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


    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...