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

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...


Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

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


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...


Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

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

Chocolate-Filled Crescents

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


Snowcapped Brownies

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

Chocolate Braids

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


Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

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


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...


Red Velvet Spritz Cookies

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

Black Forest Cheesecake

I have brought this popular cheesecake to every gathering since I created the recipe many years ago. My family asks...


Chocolate-Topped Chocolate Cheesecake

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


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...


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...


Black Bottom Cupcakes

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


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...


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...


Raspberry Chocolate Cake

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


Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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


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...


Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

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


Double Chocolate Scones

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


Red Velvet Cake Roll

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