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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    Mocha-Walnut Macarons

    These mocha macarons perfectly capture the chocolate, nutty flavor of my favorite gourmet coffee. Store in an airtight container. —Christine Venzon, Peoria, Illinois

    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...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

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


    Raisin & Walnut Dark Rye Bread

    Cocoa and molasses give this rye loaf a deep dark brown color and rich flavor. The recipe can be made...

    Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

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


    Cocoa Butter Sticks

    My mom has been making these delectable, melt-in-your mouth cookies at Christmastime for as long as I can remember. Their...

    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

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


    Orange Cocoa Sandies

    When I was growing up, I loved to help my mom cut out the appealing dessert recipes from newspapers and...


    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...


    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...

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    Though these fluffy cupcakes have only 7 g of fat, their rich flavor will keep anyone from guessing they’re light!...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

    Chocolate and peanut butter are such an enjoyable combination. This delicious chocolate peanut butter frosting makes a satisfying topping to...


    Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

    These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


    Snowcapped Brownies

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


    Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Cakes

    Scrumptious chocolate mounds topped with syrup and a dollop come from Cory Tower of Columbus, Nebraska. He writes, "I'm in...

    Chocolate Walnut Crescents

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


    Hazelnut Chocolate Cookies

    "Chocolate and nuts are enjoyed very much in our household, and these cookies were no exception," says Elisa Lochridge of...


    Mocha Nut Balls

    "These tender, flavorfufl cookies are so addictive, I always know I have to make a double batch. The family demands...


    Chocolate Braids

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


    Coconut Chocolate Muffins

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


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    Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake

    Made in a single loaf pan, this doubly good chocolate cake has a nutty praline layer and two layers 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...


    Peanut Butter Brownies

    "I came up with these fudgy peanut butter brownies when I ran out of ingredients I needed for my usual...

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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...


    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...


    Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

    A friend gave me the recipe for these layered brownies, but I added my own touch--chunky peanut butter. Every time...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter

    While growing up, I looked forward to this special sandwich treat in my lunches. I still make this recipe today...


    Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

    Covered in chopped nuts and drizzled with chocolate, these cookies are delicious and pretty, too. Everybody looks forward to munching...


    Kahlua Fudge Sheet Cake

    I make this cake for my grandsons. It's a quick and easy recipe that's perfect for chocolate and marshmallow cream...