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 cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. To create a fun motif on the plates, trace a shape onto paper and cut out. Hold the stencil over a plate and dust with cocoa powder. —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...


    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....


    Game Night Domino Brownies

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


    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...

    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...

    Homemade Coconut Brownies

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


    Snowcapped Brownies

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


    Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

    A cake baked in a slow cooker may seem unusual, but after-dinner smiles prove how tasty it is. Sometimes, for...


    Applesauce Brownies

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

    Peanut Butter Brownies

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


    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...


    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 Fudge Brownies

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


    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...


    Black Bean Brownies

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


    Gooey Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake

    Here in Wisconsin, winter weather is extreme. A hot dessert is just the thing to warm us up. This slow-cooked...


    Caramel Brownies

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


    Sally’s West Coast Chili

    We often have chili cook-offs at our church, so we trade lots of different recipes. I was always mixing and...


    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...


    Fudge Brownie Pie

    Here's a fun and festive way to serve brownies. Family and friends will love topping their pieces with whipped cream...


    Cinnamon Brownies

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

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    Calgary Nanaimo Bars

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


    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...


    Chewy Brownie Cookies

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


    Frosted Turtle Brownies

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


    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...