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

6 reviews

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....


Cream-Filled Chocolate Supreme Muffins

11 reviews

Because of her reputation for yummy things, Mom used to sell muffins at my dad's workplace. Among my favorites were...


Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

3 reviews

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

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...


Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...

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...


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,...


Cincinnati Chili Dogs

7 reviews

My in-laws are from Ohio, so we have Cincinnati chili at many of our family gatherings. I spiced up this...


Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

6 reviews

"I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....

Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies

13 reviews

“My daughter won 1st prize in the cookie division of a local Chocolate Festival with these — beating out a...


Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

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


Chocolate Nut Cookies

5 reviews

Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and...


Mocha Pecan Balls

1 review

Dusted in either confectioners’ sugar or cocoa, this six-ingredient dough rolls up into truffle-like treats—no baking required. —Lorraine Darocha, Mountain...


Calgary Nanaimo Bars

22 reviews

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

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

37 reviews

I love peanut butter and chocolate, so I combined recipes to blend the two. This chocolate peanut butter cake is...


Spiced Cocoa Cupcakes

2 reviews

To me, a good cup of hot spiced cocoa is heavenly, and that's what these chocolate cupcakes remind me of....


Chocolate Maple Bars

3 reviews

My family runs a maple syrup operation, and I'm always looking for new ways to incorporate maple syrup into my...


Caramel Brownies

53 reviews

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

1 review

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


Frosted Turtle Brownies

3 reviews

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


Chewy Chocolate Cookies

32 reviews

This cookie recipe—a favorite of our four children—has been in my collection for years. Sometimes I'll substitute mint-flavored chips for...


Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

9 reviews

At Christmastime, I make up several batches of this hot chocolate mix to give away. I package it in clean,...

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Fudge Nut Brownies

38 reviews

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...


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Ultimate Double Chocolate Brownies

81 reviews

As someone who grew up in the country, I love getting out into nature whenever I can. I also love...


Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

61 reviews

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


Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

14 reviews

These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on hand for drop-in guests or for when I'm too...


Flavored Mocha Drink Mix

1 review

I rely on vanilla and almond extracts to get two great flavors from one hot beverage mix. At Christmastime, you...


Candy Bar Brownies

11 reviews

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