Imagine the richest, darkest, most decadent chocolate desserts you’ve ever eaten. Then try a taste of our Brownie Tiramisù or a molten spoonful of Chocolate Bread Pudding. You won’t be disappointed.
Mississippi Mud Cake is a classic Southern sheet cake filled with marshmallows and chopped pecans and covered in a rich chocolate
frosting. This particular recipe offers a cupcake variation as well as a shortcut version.
We replicated the flavor profile of Mexican chocolate using semisweet chocolate and cinnamon. If you prefer to use Mexican
chocolate, look for it with the hot drink mixes or on the Hispanic food aisle. This moist pound cake is equally delicious
without the Mexican Chocolate Sauce.
As if the combination of milk chocolate morsels and peppermint candies wasn't perfect enough, we added rich cream-and-mint-filled
chocolate sandwich cookies and salty pretzel sticks to our peppermint bark.
How can you go wrong with this much chocolate packed into one recipe? And chances are you already have most of the ingredients
A close cousin of Mississippi Mud Cake, this super-moist marvel is so easy to make you won’t believe you started from scratch
– until you taste it. Ever popular at family reunions, it’s simply one of the best sheet cakes on earth. The magical brew
of carbonated cola is the secret to the tender texture.
This decadent dessert is an easy, one-pan twist on the traditional layered cake. Prepare the cake and cherry sauce in advance.
Make the whipped cream topping and shaved chocolate the day you serve it.
Buttery shortbread and sweet toffee and chocolate are a delicious combination in this treat. Package some up in a festive
container for a yummy holiday gift.
Take the gift of chocolate to a whole new level with this tasty Valentine offering.
These luscious strawberries are super easy. If your microwave has an “on” button, you can make them. Melt chocolate in your
microwave, give strawberries a quick dip, and then add a Southern touch by rolling them in chopped pecans. Tell your sweetie
you made them especially for him―with just a little help from Cupid.
These coffee-flavored cookies have relatively small amounts of granulated and light brown sugar because the coffee liqueur
and the dark chocolate kisses add a good bit of sweetness. Also, you might want to note that this is an egg-free recipe.
With a rich, creamy filling and melt-in-your-mouth crust, this is quite possibly the best chocolate pie ever.
Chocolate and peanut butter have never tasted so good. And the marshmallow topping makes these brownies just as dense and
sweet as the famous cake.
Chocolate Marble Sheet Cake is a treat for chocoholics. The rich, creamy frosting blends coffee with cocoa for a delightful
Choppped crème de menthe mints make for a pretty presentation and add a perfect bit of mint to moist chocolate cupcakes.
Even the cook will have a hard time believing these take less than 45 minutes to assemble and bake.
Recipe: Mocha Java Cake
Chocoholics are sure to love this ultra-rich cheesecake, which features traditional cheesecake sandwiched between a chocolate-pecan
brownie base and a thick, homemade chocolate glaze.
This chocolate pudding is everything you dream of—chocolaty rich, silky smooth, and light on calories!
Chocolate and coffee flavors mingle perfectly in this sinfully delicious cheesecake. The only thing missing is the guilt.
Dark Chocolate-Bourbon Torte is soufflé-like in texture and abundant in heart-healthy antioxidants. Best of all, it cures
any chocolate craving.
Chocolate milk and chocolate syrup create the chocolaty taste you’ve loved since you were a kid. Almonds add a nutty crunch
to this super-simple recipe.
Topped with chopped chocolate and roasted glazed pecans, these decadent cupcakes make for a much-appreciated hostess gift.
German chocolate cake is finished with a cheesecake topping in this dessert that is begging to be packed as a snack.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Caramels. They're not as intimidating to make as they might
This crowd-pleasing cake is topped with whipped cream, crème de menthe chocolates, and, yes, chocolate ganache. If there was
ever a time to eat dessert first, it's with this refreshing cake.
Chocoholics are sure to love this ultra-rich cheesecake, which features traditional cheesecake filling sandwiched between
a chocolate-pecan brownie base and a thick, homemade chocolate glaze.
Nothing beats a warm brownie fresh from the pan. Top this ooey-gooey dessert with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream
for an indulgent treat the whole family will enjoy.
Fluffy marshmallows, chopped pecans and chocolate frosting—who knew mud could be so delicious?
A crisp, over-the-rim graham cracker crust spiked with ground cinnamon and red pepper adds a spicy cowboy kick to this showstopping
pie. Make and freeze it up to one month ahead.
Chocolate chunks make these brownies fudgy; use the 23-minute baking time to make them extra gooey.
These indulgent bars are filled with toasted chopped pecans and semisweet chocolate morsels and topped with a warm caramel
frosting. What more can you ask out of a brownie?
If chocolate chip cookies are your favorite, whip up a batch of these all-time favorite cookies. They're the best of the best.
We tried using both sugar-free instant and regular pudding mixes. To our surprise, we preferred the flavor of the sugar-free.
Recipe: Chocolate Parfaits
Chocolate-covered shortbread is the yummy end to a wonderful meal. You're likely to have all of the ingredients for this recipe
stocked in the pantry.
Recipe: Mocha-Chocolate Shortbread
You'll love these brownie creations because twice the chocolate equals twice the fun.
Recipe: Double Chocolate Brownies
Store-bought cookies make preparing this new recipe spin on the beloved trifle a snap. Cover with a delicious, fresh raspberry
glaze and you’ll have a splurge-worthy cookie trifle in half the time.
This yummy cookie pairs two of our favorites--peanut butter and chocolate--in a dessert that's sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Recipe: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pan Cookie
Rocky Road Chocolate Cake starts with the convenience of cake and pudding mixes. Pour the batter into a slow cooker, and walk
A dab of whipped cream and and chocolate shavings polish the presentation of this chocolate lovers' dessert. Refrigerated
pie crusts make easy tart shells when baked in a muffin tin, and the rich filling is a decadent mixture of semisweet chocolate
and whipped cream.
Chocolate Truffle Bites
These ultrachocolate cookies are, hands down, some of the best ever to come through our Test Kitchens.
“When portioning dough for Flourless Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies, spray your tablespoon measure with cooking spray
for easy release onto baking sheets.”
-Angela Sellers, test kitchen professional
Chocolate chip cookies are twice as nice when you use both milk chocolate bars and semisweet chocolate chunks.
You’ll have to move pretty fast to get the last piece of this luscious pie. Like the classic version of lemon icebox pie,
our rich chocolate filling is made with sweetened condensed milk.
Whether you’re serving a large crowd or a small family, ice cream pies make it easy to dish up everyone’s favorite frozen
treat. To quickly soften ice cream let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes, then scoop it into the bowl of a heavy-duty
electric stand mixer. Beat at low speed, using the paddle attachment, 5 to 10 seconds or until just smooth enough to spread.
(To prevent crystallization when refrozen, ice cream should be softened just enough to spread easily into the crust – not
so warm that it begins to melt.)
Nobody can resist a dessert as luscious as this―even if it is lightened. Just sprinkle this guilt-free dessert with powdered
sugar and cocoa for an easy, elegant look.
Get your chocolate fix with chocolate-covered coffee beans as the finishing touch on this cool cake.
Velvety chocolate cake is topped with a to-die-for Browned Butter-Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Frosting and pretty chocolate curls
for an irresistible bite.
Pure Southern perfection! Layers of moist German chocolate cake and sweet-and-nutty Coconut-Pecan Frosting will make this
dessert an instant favorite.
This cake is the perfect ending to a meal—from the deep red cranberry topping to the velvety smooth comforting bites.
These cookies feature the irresistible flavor combination of cherry and chocolate.
A good Southerner doesn't let guests leave empty-handed. Give them a sweet sendoff with these addicting salty-sweet nibbles.
A real treat to eat, this rich chocolate bundt cake will be a favorite at any gathering.
Test Kitchen Tip: Marshmallows cut easily if you coat scissors with cooking spray before you snip.
You won't believe this rich chocolate pie is lightened. Better yet, it only requires four ingredients. Garnish the pie with
Dark, rich, and intensely chocolaty, this is one of our favorite new twists on pecan pie. Serve with a dollop of sweetened
These chocolate chip cookies are decadent enough, but sandwich them between a Bourbon Ganache and this treat has been elevated to new heights.
How do you sneak gooey melted goodness into every oat-filled bite without the extra fat? Replace half the butter with an extra
bar of chocolate. For an even chewier texture, substitute 1/2 cup hazelnut or almond flour for 1/2 cup all-purpose flour.