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 Ganache Pumpkin Tart

I love the flavor combination of spiced pumpkin and chocolate, which inspired me to create this chocolate pumpkin tart. Sometimes I like to sprinkle chopped crystallized ginger over the chocolate ganache for extra flavor and texture. —Bernice Janowski, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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...


Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated...


Snowcapped Brownies

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


Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Refreshing mint filling sandwiched between two chocolate cookies makes for some tasty Noel nibbling.

Double-Nut Stuffed Figs

We have a family member that has diabetes, so dessert can get tricky. These sweet, nutritious stuffed figs keep us...


Hot Chocolate Tiramisu

Instead of using coffee and rum, I let cinnamon shine in this tiramisu. It's best if eaten within two days—if...

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Red Velvet Cheesecake

Festive and oh, so good, this cheesecake will become a fixture on your Christmas dessert menu. The red velvet filling...


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...


Chocolate Ginger Cake

Indulge in a dark, decadent cake that showcases the flavors of the holiday season. I stir fresh ginger into the...


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Grandma’s Chocolate Meringue Pie

My grandmother served this old fashioned chocolate pie recipe after Sunday dinner each week, usually with an apology it was...

Chocolate Mocha Torte

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


Chocolate Maple Bars

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


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...


Chocolate-Apricot Coffee Cake

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


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...

Gingerbread Hot Cocoa

Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? If not, this special cocoa will do the trick. It’s like drinking a...


Chocolate Pear Hazelnut Tart

As a teenage foreign exchange student in the south of France, I was horribly homesick. Then my host family's Grandmother...


Caramel-Pecan Mocha Layer Cake

My version of a prize-winning chocolate cake is irresistible, especially when the rich caramel sauce oozes down the sides. —Judy...


Guilt-Free Chicken Chili

This chili is a keeper. Make it on Sunday and you get lunch for the rest of the week, too....


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....


Chocolate-Caramel Pumpkin Torte

I'm pretty proud to say this is one of my first experiments in the kitchen that turned out "to-die-for" delicious....