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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    Chocolate Ganache Pumpkin Tart

    I love the flavor combination of spiced pumpkin and chocolate, which inspired me to create this chocolate pumpkin tart. Sometimes I like to sprinkle chopped crystallized ginger over the chocolate ganache for extra flavor and texture. —Bernice Janowski, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

    Must-Have Tiramisu

    This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe...


    Snowcapped Brownies

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


    Chocolate-Topped Chocolate Cheesecake

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


    Chocolate Mint Delights

    I tuck a chocolate-covered peppermint patty into every one of these rich cookies. The drizzle on top adds a nice...

    Coconut Chocolate Pie

    Field editor Cheryl Maczko of Reedville, West Virginia says, “Everyone loves my fudgy Almond Joy pie. It’s pretty, cuts easily...


    Brownie Bourbon Bites

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

    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

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


    Chocolate Raspberry Tunnel Cake

    Slice into this moist cake and get ready for a wonderful surprise. The fluffy raspberry filling in the “tunnel” gives...


    Chocolate Peppermint Log

    What a great make-ahead treat! This cake log is perfect for the holidays because you can make it when you...

    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...


    Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

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


    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...


    Triple Layer Brownie Cake

    A little of this tall, rich brownie cake goes a long way, so you'll have plenty of pieces left to...


    Mocha Yule Log

    This eye-catching dessert is guaranteed to delight holiday dinner guests. Chocolate lovers will lick their lips over the yummy cocoa...

    Easy Chocolate Pudding

    HERE'S a recipe that satisfies a sweet tooth without any fuss. This wonderful pudding can be served plain or topped...


    Peppermint Fudge

    Three of the season's best flavors-nuts, chocolate and peppermint-combine in a delightful manner in this scrumptious fudge. The two distinct...


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    Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

    Who can resist soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting? Mom has made these for...


    Chocolate Cream Pie

    Our teenage son, John, has done lots of 4-H baking. His favorite is this old-fashioned chocolate cream pie recipe with...


    Basic Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

    This recipe evolved from several different recipes that I combined into one. I've never received so many compliments on my...


    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...


    Easy Cocoa Mousse

    "This airy, melt-in-your-mouth mousse has a light cocoa flavor that's so good," comments Donna Brooks of Jefferson, Maine. "It's simple...


    Chocolate Snowball Cookies

    These dainty cookies just melt in your mouth. I enjoy making them for get-togethers when there are lots of people...

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter

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


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    Homemade Chocolate Pudding

    This delightful pudding is always a treat and easy to whip up using common pantry ingredients. I usually top the...


    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,...


    Brooklyn Blackout Cake

    If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...


    Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes

    I first made these cakes for a friend when I lived in the dorms at college and had no access...


    Chocolate-Almond Dessert Crepes

    These fancy-looking delights are a sweet ending to a special-occasion meal. A tender crepe envelopes a rich chocolate filling. It's...