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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Devil’s Food Snack Cake

My husband and his friends request this devil's food snack cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. That makes it great for taking to potlucks and other events, too, as there's no frosting involved. —Julie Danler, Bel Aire, Kansas

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...


Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

Homemade Oreo-style cookies are pretty great on their own, but they're even better when you add graham cracker crumbs to...


Snowcapped Brownies

Baking is one of my favorite hobbies, and my wife says these brownies topped with a cream cheese layer are...


Homemade Coconut Brownies

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

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...

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...


Frosted Turtle Brownies

Homemade turtle brownies are a sweet addition to the appetizer table on game day. Your guests might forget the score,...


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...

Cinnamon Brownies

For Christmas one year, a friend gave us a pan of these delicious brownies. Before I figured out their secret...


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...


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...


Frosted Triple Peanut Bars

Everyone loves my famous peanut bars crowned with a luscious chocolate frosting. These goodies are rich, moist and dense —perfect...

Applesauce Brownies

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


Five-Star Brownies

There's a bit of my state's history behind these brownies' name and shape. In 1990, when I entered them at...


Frosted Fudge Brownies

A neighbor brought over a pan of these rich fudge brownies along with the recipe when I came home from...


Gluten-Free Chocolate Snack Mix

Being gluten-intolerant, I experiment with a lot of recipes. This sweet snack is fun for kids and adults alike! —Angela...


Godiva Liqueur Brownies

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


Black Bean Brownies

You’d never guess these rich, velvety chocolate treats contain a can of black beans. Who would have thought black bean...


Calgary Nanaimo Bars

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


Chocolate-Glazed Cupcakes

Because I have a dairy allergy, I'm always on the search for treats I can eat. I prepare these cupcakes...

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Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

What fun! These double-chocolaty delights have a surprise inside! Atop the chocolate cookie base, marshmallow peeks out under chocolate icing....


Chocolaty Nanaimo Bars

If a pastry could be a friend, the Nanaimo bar would be my BFF. This version won Cookie of the...