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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Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

These festive sugar-coated red velvet cookies are perfect for Christmas. They're just as delicious as they are beautiful. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

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Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices...


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Snowcapped Brownies

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


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Chocolate-Topped Chocolate Cheesecake

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


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Chocolate Fruit Dip

I've been told I'm not allowed to come to neighborhood parties unless I bring this dip! It's always a big...

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Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

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


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Chocolate-Filled Crescents

“I always get compliments on these rich, flaky rolls drizzled with chocolate…and requests for the recipe,” Carol Formholtz of Deltona,...

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Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

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


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Envelopes of Fudge

Sealed inside a golden crust is a delicious special delivery—a fudgy walnut filling that's almost like a brownie. These cookies...


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Chocolate Braids

"This bread is fantastic and gets rave reviews every time. The recipe is a little more complicated than some, but...


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Raspberry Chocolate Cake

Whenever I make this chocolate raspberry cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene...

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Brownie Batter Dip

I’m all about the sweeter side of dips, and this brownie-batter variety fits in with my life’s philosophy: Chocolate makes...


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Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

I'm a chocolate lover, and these cream cheese brownies have satisfied my cravings many times. No one guesses the brownies...


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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Everyone gets a kick out of this fun take on the popular red velvet cake. Take a shortcut and use...


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Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...


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Cherry Chocolate Layer Cake

Heads will turn when you bring this unforgettable cake to the table. And the attention will only increase when you...

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Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

My family enjoys a good meal, but we all save room for dessert when this cheesecake is part of the...


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Red Velvet Spritz Cookies

I had never come across a red velvet spritz recipe, so I decided to create one. The hint of cocoa...


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Red Velvet Cake Roll

Get ready for oohs and aahs when you set this on the table. A creamy white chocolate filling rolls up...


Cookies & Cream Brownies

You won't want to frost these brownies, since the marbled top is too pretty to cover up. Besides, the tasty...


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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...


Chocolate Anise Cannoli

Here’s that something-special treat you’ve been looking to add to your holiday cookie trays! We guarantee these wonton-wrapped bites with...


Red Velvet Waffles with Coconut Syrup

This recipe is special to me because my daughter just loves red velvet cake, and I'm always looking for ways...


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Double Chocolate Scones

Chocolate lovers will adore these moist, decadent scones that won me a blue ribbon in a baking competition. They’re perfect...

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Black Bottom Cupcakes

This recipe's been in our family for years, but these cupcakes still go quick each time I make them. So...


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Black Forest Cheesecake

I have taken this popular cheesecake to every gathering since I created the recipe about 15 years ago. My family...


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Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more baking cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making...


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Chocolate-Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

Bound to impress, this dessert features velvety cream cheese, fresh red strawberries and a drizzle of fudge atop a crunchy...


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Coconut Fudge Cake

“A big piece of this moist cake is a chocolate and coconut devotee's dream," notes Johnnie. "You should see my...