25 Best Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate Ladybugs

Chocolate Ladybugs

There is nothing better than freshly picked strawberries, so when they’re in season, bring some home. They are not only sweet and delicious, but also loaded ...


By Stacey Antine

Chocolate Madeleines

Chocolate Madeleines
2.4

These chocolate madeleines are a delicious take on the traditional vanilla or lemon ones. They might not trigger an involuntary memory, but they'll surely ...


By Viviane Bauquet Farre

Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies
3.1

An ode to my favorite baked good of all time, the fudgy brownie, this cookie has a healthy salt content and, to me, is perfection. I freeze a few of these ...


By Christina Tosi

Chocolate Budino

Chocolate Budino

A budino is the Italian's way of saying custard or pudding, and this recipe features a rich, chocolaty one topped with a sweet whipped cream.


By betsy@dessertsrequired.com

Chocolate Scotcheroos

Chocolate Scotcheroos
3

It's fun to say. They're fun to make. And, thanks to the chocolate, butterscotch, and peanut butter, they're even more fun to eat.Click here to see 10 ...


By Emily Jacobs

Chocolate Decadence

Chocolate Decadence

This Dia de los Muertos dessert looks great and is big on flavors like chocolate and coffee with touches of brandy and cinnamon.


By Kristen Castillo

Chocolate Abuelita (Mexican Hot Chocolate)

Chocolate Abuelita (Mexican Hot Chocolate)

Warm up to a cup of this Mexican hot chocolate on a cold fall day. It's also perfect to serve as a festive drink in honor of Dia de los Muertos. 


By Kristen Castillo

Chocolate Soldier

The name comes from an operetta based on a George Bernard Shaw play and it’s infamous quote, “who need cartridges when you can carry chocolate.”


By Treats and Drinks

Chocolate "Crumb-Cake" Cookies

Chocolate "Crumb-Cake" Cookies
3.65

The title of these cookies is inspired by the slightly crumbly cake-like texture. This recipe requires 3 steps, only 6 ingredients, and 12 minutes. Enjoy ...


By TheDivasDish

Chocolate Crema Catalana

Chocolate Crema Catalana
1

Crema catalana is a classic Spanish dessert similar to the French crème brûlée. Here, the basic recipe gets a twist with the addition of chocolate and fresh ...


By Jose Garces

Chocolate Pignon Cookies

Chocolate Pignon Cookies
2.9

These cookies were a favorite of mine, made by the locals, from the year I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., as a child. Studded with chocolate chips and ...


By Caroline Wright

Chocolate Cherry Russian Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Russian Recipe
3.4

This cocktail takes the traditional White Russian in a new direction by freezing the mixer and garnish — in this recipe, chocolate milk with cherries — into ...


By Maryse Chevriere

Chocolate-Hazelnut Pudding Recipe

Chocolate-Hazelnut Pudding Recipe
3

The addition of Nutella to this creamy, homemade chocolate pudding adds a rich flavor boost to a beloved classic.  Best of all, it doesn’t come from a box ...


By Jess Kapadia

Hawaiian Chocolate Soup Recipe

Hawaiian Chocolate Soup Recipe
4.5

Ice cream, pudding, frosting. Many of the chocolate greats can be eaten with just a spoon, and it’s time to put this soup on the list. The rum-soaked ...


By Geri Salmon

Chocolate Pastry Cream Recipe

Chocolate Pastry Cream Recipe
4

Used as the filling for the Bûche de Noël.Adapted from Jacques Torres’ “A Year in Chocolate."


By Jacques Torres

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe
3

For the holidays, I always make chocolate mint cookies, which are one of my family’s favorite. We also serve these cookies at the restaurant as part of our ...


By Cindy Bearman

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches
3.6

In my house, baking cookies was a cutthroat competition among siblings, with my mother presiding, Iron Chef style, with one baby perched on her hip and the ...


By Babycakes Cookbook

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
3.25

Have you been eating twice as much chocolate now that studies have shown conclusively that this miraculous bean is actually good for you? It’s certainly ...


By Babycakes Cookbook

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe
4.4

This Mexican version is a rich and delicious brew that is reminiscent of the one written about in Like Water for Chocolate. To be completely authentic, the ...


By Judith Choate

Chocolate Chiffon Pie Recipe

Chocolate Chiffon Pie Recipe
3.4

My favorite party dress is cocoa-powder brown. It has a crinoline slip underneath and I feel all dolled up when I wear it. I kind of look like Chocolate ...


By Martha Hall Foose

Finale Chocolate Lush

Finale Chocolate Lush
3.1

No one knows indulgences like Finale. This Boston-based desserterie and bakery embraces the full experience of hot chocolate by experimenting with the best, ...


By Hannah Allaman

Finale Dark Hot Chocolate

Finale Dark Hot Chocolate
2

No one knows indulgences like Finale. This Boston-based desserterie and bakery embraces the full experience of hot chocolate by experimenting with the best, ...


By Hannah Allaman

Finale White Hot Chocolate

Finale White Hot Chocolate
2

No one knows indulgences like Finale. This Boston-based desserterie and bakery embraces the full experience of hot chocolate by experimenting with the best, ...


By Hannah Allaman

Finale Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Finale Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

No one knows indulgences like Finale. This Boston-based desserterie and bakery embraces the full experience of hot chocolate by experimenting with the best, ...


By Hannah Allaman

Sucré White Chocolate Lavender

Sucré White Chocolate Lavender

Their pastries are featured in magazines from Southern Living to Us Weekly, the shop's executive pastry chef, Tariq Hanna, was named one of the top 10 in ...


By Hannah Allaman

Chocolate

What is Chocolate?

There are many brands of baking chocolates out there, but most grocery stores only carry one or two options. While most of us admittedly use whichever brand is most convenient or readily available, it begs the question: Does the brand of baking chocolate really make a difference in recipes? Click here for the Best Baking Chocolate (Slideshow) To find out, a ...

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.