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

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    S’mores Brownies

    2 reviews

    My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...


    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...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    5 reviews

    It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...


    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

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

    Copycat Berger Cookies

    2 reviews

    After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


    Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

    3 reviews

    This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...

    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...


    Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

    I love the combination of chocolate and peppermint, especially at Christmastime. It's just not Christmas at our house without these...


    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

    Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...


    Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

    9 reviews

    This dazzling cookie showcases one of my family's favorite flavors, peppermint. It's always one of the first to disappear from...

    Snowcapped Brownies

    7 reviews

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


    Chocolate Mallow Drops

    4 reviews

    These fudgy treats feature a marshmallow layer topped with a squiggle of chocolate frosting. —Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada


    Chocolate-Topped Chocolate Cheesecake

    7 reviews

    Lori Coulthard of Laramie, Wyoming sent in the recipe for this luscious cheesecake with a hint of almond in the...


    Coconut Chocolate Muffins

    3 reviews

    With a rich dark chocolate flavor and luscious cream cheese-coconut topping, these irresistible muffins taste more like a decadent dessert...


    Frozen Peanut Butter and Chocolate Terrine

    3 reviews

    This terrine can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer. When served, it cuts easily, revealing the...

    Deep & Dark Ganache Cake

    46 reviews

    My ode to all things chocolate, this is a phenomenally rich and satisfying chocolate ganache cake recipe. — Tarra Knight,...


    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...


    Brownie Bourbon Bites

    6 reviews

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


    Mocha Cake

    23 reviews

    Without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made. I share this decadent dessert with everyone I...


    Mint Chocolate Torte

    10 reviews

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


    Chocolate Walnut Crescents

    I use a round cookie cutter to form the crescent shapes for these nutty favorites. They're so pretty sprinkled with...


    Chocolate Ganache Cake

    5 reviews

    Here's to that chocolate fix we all need! I use cream in both the filling and glaze of this beautiful...


    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,...

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    Fudgy Layered Irish Mocha Brownies

    5 reviews

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


    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...


    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...


    Orange Chocolate Torte

    1 review

    This impressive torte is doubly delicious with chocolate in both the batter and frosting. Orange marmalade adds a bit of...


    Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

    My sister shared this recipe with me, and it has become a favorite for family birthdays. The coconut center is...


    Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    This sweet and chocolaty cupcake will make you feel like a kid again, while the decadent ganache frosting will appeal...