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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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 made a batch when she knew company was coming. —Jacquie McTaggart, Independence, Iowa

Game Night Domino Brownies

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


Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

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


Mocha Waffles with Syrup

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


Coffee-Chocolate Cake

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

Homemade Coconut Brownies

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


Applesauce Brownies

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

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...


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...


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...

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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...


Peanut Butter Brownies

"I came up with these fudgy peanut butter brownies when I ran out of ingredients I needed for my usual...


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...


Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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


Calgary Nanaimo Bars

This version of Nanaimo bars may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in...

Chocolate Mocha Torte

A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.


Caramel Brownies

I love to cook. My family can't possibly eat all the sweets I whip up, so my co-workers are more...


Banana Split Brownie Pizza

I made this extra special dessert for my kids one night and they still say it is their favorite. The...


German Black Forest Cake

As far as I know, this cake recipe can be traced back to my German great-grandma. When I got married,...


Chewy Brownie Cookies

Biting into these chocolaty cookies reveals they're like chewy brownies inside. —Jonie Adams, Albion, Michigan


Fudge Nut Brownies

There's no brownie recipe or mix I've ever tried that's better than this! And it's so easy—you can mix it...


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...


Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Combining two favorite flavors—rich chocolate and ripe bananas—makes these muffins doubly good. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma

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Candy Bar Brownies

The two kinds of candy bars baked into these brownies make them an extra-special treat. —Sharon Evans, Clear Lake, Iowa


Cookies & Cream Brownies

You won't want to frost these brownies, since the marbled top is too pretty to cover up. Besides, the tasty...


Chocolate Ganache Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Divine and heavenly are the words that come to mind when I take a bite of this fudgy, luscious cake....


Double Chocolate Scones

Chocolate lovers will adore these moist, decadent scones that won me a blue ribbon in a baking competition. They’re perfect...


Midnight Moon Pies

I love chocolate and this recipes satisfies my craving for chocolate. A rich, buttery filling is sandwiched between moist chocolate...


Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

We could tell you this is the best chocolate cupcake you will ever try, or you could serve it at...