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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      Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

      When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated with shaved dark chocolate and chopped hazelnuts. —Elizabeth Cziszler, Calgary, Alberta

      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...


      Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

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


      Stacked Snowman Cookies

      Though they hold their cute snowman shape well, these cookies are still nice and soft. Kids love the design and...


      Mocha Waffles with Syrup

      Great recipe for coffee lovers! And, a perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch gathering!

      Dipped Chocolate Logs

      When my sister and I were little, we used to beg my mother and grandmother to make these buttery chocolate...


      Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

      1 review

      I was running out of ideas on what to make for a friend for her upcoming 50th so I made...


      Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

      3 reviews

      This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...


      Cream-Filled Chocolate Supreme Muffins

      11 reviews

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


      Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

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


      Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

      3 reviews

      Homemade Oreo-style cookies are pretty great on their own, but they're even better when you add graham cracker crumbs to...


      Must-Have Tiramisu

      5 reviews

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


      Nana’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

      2 reviews

      Even though she is no longer with us, Nana’s treats bring me so much joy every time
      I bake...

      Kahlua Hot Chocolate

      1 review

      When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...


      Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

      2 reviews

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


      Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

      9 reviews

      This dazzling cookie showcases one of my family's favorite flavors, peppermint. It's always one of the first to disappear from...


      Chocolate Caramel Kiss Cookies

      6 reviews

      I make this cookie every Christmas with my family. It’s a fun twist on a classic peanut butter blossom because...


      Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

      1 review

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


      Orange Cocoa Sandies

      1 review

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


      Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

      1 review

      When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


      Godiva Liqueur Brownies

      1 review

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

      Cincinnati Chili Dogs

      7 reviews

      My in-laws are from Ohio, so we have Cincinnati chili at many of our family gatherings. I spiced up this...


      Reindeer Track Cookies

      1 review

      I loved finding deer tracks in snow when I was a kid. One day I was looking at coffee beans,...


      Fudgy Layered Irish Mocha Brownies

      5 reviews

      My husband and I are big fans of Irish cream, so I wanted to incorporate it into a brownie. I...


      Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

      Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


      Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

      2 reviews

      My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


      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...