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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    Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

    11 reviews

    These festive sugar-coated red velvet cookies are perfect for Christmas. They're just as delicious as they are beautiful. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

    Chocolate Ganache Pumpkin Tart

    2 reviews

    I love the flavor combination of spiced pumpkin and chocolate, which inspired me to create this chocolate pumpkin tart. Sometimes...


    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    3 reviews

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


    Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

    2 reviews

    This gluten-free chocolate cake is a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy. Sometimes I stir in gluten-free chocolate chips or...


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    S’mores Brownies

    2 reviews

    My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...

    Hot Chocolate Cookies

    8 reviews

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


    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...

    Game Night Domino Brownies

    Brownies are the perfect handheld treat, and they’re even more fun when decorated like dominoes. Chocolate lovers, rejoice!
    —Barbara...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    5 reviews

    It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...


    Copycat Berger Cookies

    2 reviews

    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...

    Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

    3 reviews

    This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...


    Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

    When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated...


    Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

    1 review

    I was running out of ideas on what to make for a friend for her upcoming 50th so I made...


    Must-Have Tiramisu

    5 reviews

    This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe...


    Nana’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

    2 reviews

    Even though she is no longer with us, Nana’s treats bring me so much joy every time
    I bake...

    Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

    2 reviews

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


    Chocolate Caramel Kiss Cookies

    6 reviews

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


    Coffee-Chocolate Cake

    24 reviews

    Say happy birthday with this dark, moist cake. The basic buttery frosting has an unmistakable homemade taste. With a few...


    Chocolate Mallow Cookies

    4 reviews

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


    Homemade Coconut Brownies

    5 reviews

    My children and grandchildren are the light of my life. I always try to have homemade cookies or brownies on...


    Frosted Chocolate Cake

    3 reviews

    This recipe is my mother's oldest and most popular chocolate cake recipe. I always thought it should have a fancier...


    Applesauce Brownies

    8 reviews

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


    Brownie Bourbon Bites

    6 reviews

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

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    Godiva Liqueur Brownies

    1 review

    Santa’s eyes twinkle when he finds this very adult brownie on the cookie tray. With chocolaty liqueur and other spirits,...


    Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

    3 reviews

    I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


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    Chocolate Carrot Cake

    27 reviews

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


    Triple Layer Brownie Cake

    40 reviews

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


    Texas Sheet Cake

    40 reviews

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


    Mocha Yule Log

    15 reviews

    This eye-catching dessert is guaranteed to delight holiday dinner guests. Chocolate lovers will lick their lips over the yummy cocoa...