Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Decadent cakes, cookies, fudge, and cheesecakes. When your sweet tooth screams for chocolate, we’ll help you answer the call.

Staff Picks

Chocolate Ganache

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This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like.

Black Bottom Cupcakes II

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Made-from-scratch chocolate cupcakes with a great cream cheese surprise!

Flourless Chocolate Cake I

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A dense chocolate cake for those of us who can't tolerate wheat or gluten.

Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cookies

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A chocolate version of the Mexican Wedding Cookie.

Coconut Macaroon Brownies

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These decadent brownies have a delicious layer of coconut sandwiched between two chocolate layers. They were requested at a political campaign, at a social party and at my fiftieth anniversary.

Elizabeth's Extreme Chocolate Lover's Cake

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If you are a chocolate lover, you're gonna LOVE this!! The best chocolate cake I've ever concocted! The ganache and cream cheese chocolate buttercream frosting are absolutely decadent! Serve with fresh raspberries, if desired.

Lots of Chocolate Cherry Cookies

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These wonderful chocolate cookies with tart dried cherries are sure to be a favorite!

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

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This makes an excellent cheesecake, similar to one you would get in a restaurant. Great for special occasions! Garnish with white chocolate curls if desired.

One Bowl Chocolate Fudge

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For peanut butter squares, drop peanut butter by spoonfuls into chocolate and cut into fudge with knife before refrigerating.

Quick and Easy Brownies

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Takes about 45 minutes to make.

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

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This is my own version of the chocolate microwave mug cake. This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes! Chocolate chips make this recipe even better.

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

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These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!

Inspiration and Ideas

Mississippi Mud Cheesecake

"All the flavors of Mississippi mud cake (chocolate, pecans, and marshmallows) in a cheesecake instead." – cheesecakemaker

Chunky Cheesecake Brownies

"Amazing and so easy! I didn't change a thing." – map2010

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Fudge

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This fudge is easy to make and very delicious. Enjoy this with your loved ones. For best results be sure to use a candy thermometer.