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

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    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

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


    Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

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

    Cream-Filled Chocolate Supreme Muffins

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


    Godiva Liqueur Brownies

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

    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...


    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...


    Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies

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


    Frozen Peanut Butter and Chocolate Terrine

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

    Sand Art Brownies

    A jar of this attractive layered mix produces a yummy batch of fudgy brownies that are dressed up with chocolate...


    Creamy Chocolate Cake Roll

    The beauty of this recipe is that it looks elegant even though it's so simple to make. It earns rave...


    Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

    I got the recipe for these moist , filled cupcakes from a dear friend about 25 years ago. I have...


    Citrus Chocolate Cupcakes

    My mom and I first tried these moist chocolaty cupcakes at her health club's annual taste test. Not only are...


    Snowcapped Brownies

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

    Chocolate Walnut Crescents

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


    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...


    Orange Chocolate Torte

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


    Coconut Chocolate Muffins

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


    Applesauce Brownies

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


    Brownie Bourbon Bites

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


    Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

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


    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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    Swirled Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

    Since chocolate and peanut butter are two of my granddaughters' favorite flavors, I fix this cake often. It's moist and...


    Contest-Winning Chocolate Truffle Cookies

    Here's a snack for serious chocolate lovers. These enticing cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside,...


    Chocolate-Covered Cherry Delights

    Chocolate-covered cherries were my dad’s favorite candy, so I designed these cookies for him. They’re super-cute with a fudgy sauce...


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    Chocolate Carrot Cake

    Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...


    Swirled Chocolate Marshmallow Pie

    I’m such a fan of marshmallows, I’ll eat a handful straight from the bag. Swirling a homemade marshmallow filling with...


    Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

    This recipe is special to me because it is totally original, my very own! The cookies are firm but not...