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

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    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...


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    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

    Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti....


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    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...


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    Frosted Chocolate Cake

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

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    Brownie Bourbon Bites

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


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    Mint Chocolate Torte

    This recipe is a combination of two different ones—the chocolate cake from my childhood and the filling from a pie...

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    Chocolate Raspberry Tunnel Cake

    Slice into this moist cake and get ready for a wonderful surprise. The fluffy raspberry filling in the “tunnel” gives...


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    Godiva Liqueur Brownies

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


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    Fudgy Layered Irish Mocha Brownies

    My husband and I are big fans of Irish cream, so I wanted to incorporate it into a brownie. I...


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    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...

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    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...


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    Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

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


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    Triple Layer Brownie Cake

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


    Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

    Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...


    Black Forest Fudge Sauce

    I've used this velvety fudge sauce studded with cherries for years, and everyone raves about it's addicting taste. This fudge...

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    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...


    Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprints

    Red velvet cookies and cakes are so pretty, but I always wish they had a bigger flavor. I infused these...


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    Raspberry Chocolate Cake

    Whenever I make this chocolate raspberry cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene...


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    Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

    This is a variation of the cookies my mother made when I was growing up. Now my 13-year-old daughter and...


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    Chocolate-Apricot Coffee Cake

    My big sister shared this sensational coffee cake recipe with me. The unique combination of flavors in the center swirl...


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    Brownie Batter Dip

    I’m all about the sweeter side of dips, and this brownie-batter variety fits in with my life’s philosophy: Chocolate makes...


    Chocolate-Glazed Cupcakes

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


    Banana Split Brownie Pizza

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

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    Red Velvet Marble Cake

    I watched my grandma prepare her red velvet showstopper many times for family get-togethers. The fluffy butter frosting perfectly complements...


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    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,...


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    Frosted Turtle Brownies

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


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    Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

    I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...


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    Cherry Chocolate Layer Cake

    Heads will turn when you bring this unforgettable cake to the table. And the attention will only increase when you...


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    Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

    Although these cookies require a little extra effort, they’re worth it. I make them for every family gathering—and they never...