Nothing says dessert like chocolate! There are entire stores devoted to just this one indulgent ingredient. It adorns cakes, cookies, and pies, as well as more unusual items, such as bacon. However you like it, chocolate is wonderful to cook or bake with, and it's surprisingly versatile. From simple to stunning, these recipes will satisfy any chocolate craving. Bake your way through dozens of our most delicious chocolate cookie recipes. Chocolate chip, chocolate crinkle, chocolate-dipped, triple-chocolate—more varieties of chocolate cookies than you can shake a rolling pin at. If cake is more your style, sink your teeth into our delicious chocolate cake recipes. While you're in the kitchen, learn how to make your own chocolate frosting, as well as decorate stunningly beautiful cakes with chocolate curls, garnishes, marzipan, and leaves. Our handy chocolate guides for all things chocolate teach you about the different kinds of chocolate, how to select the best chocolate, and how to store chocolate for maximum shelf life.
Cooking with Chocolate: Tips and Tricks
Chocolate Lover's Paradise
We Love Chocolate Brownies!
How to Make Chocolates
These delicious dipped chocolates are the perfect party treat or decadent holiday gift for family and friends.
How to Make Buttercream Frosting
Add chocolate flavoring to this rich buttercream frosting recipe to enhance cookies, cupcakes, and cakes.
How to Make Chocolate Drizzle
Add elegance to your homemade cookie recipes with this easy chocolate drizzle that only takes minutes to prepare.
Follow these easy steps for making chocolate curls in a variety of sizes to spruce up your favorite desserts.
Chocolate Garnish Basics
Learn the basics of creating chocolate lace shards, leaves, and curls to embellish your favorite desserts.
Use this technique to create hearts out of chocolate to turn cakes, cookies, and pies into culinary works of art.
Decorate cakes, pies, or other desserts of your choice with these eye-catching chocolate leaves.
Chocolate: Melt, Dip, or Drizzle
If your recipe calls for melting, dipping, or decorating with chocolate, follow these easy steps for success.
Chocolate: Types, Selection and Storage
The Better Homes and Gardens food experts offer tips on how to select, store, and use different types of chocolate.
Blissful Chocolate and Vanilla Desserts
There’s something for everyone in this collection that highlights chocolate- and vanilla-flavor desserts.
22 Dark Chocolate Desserts
Nothing says chocolate like these 24 dark, decadent desserts that include cheesecake, fudge, cupcakes, and gelato.
Homemade Chocolate Candy Recipes
Whether you are making them for eating or giving, these chocolate candy recipes are definite crowd-pleasers.
Chocolate Cookie Recipes
We’ve paired chocolate with peanut butter, cherries, oatmeal, and even more chocolate to make these yummy cookies.
Chocolate: Our Greatest Hits
You’ll love these cake, cookie, candy, and pie recipes that star our favorite decadent ingredient: chocolate.
Healthy Chocolate Desserts
If you’re looking for a healthy dessert option, these 17 chocolate recipes are both delicious and good for you.
How to Make Brownies
Chocolate brownies are the perfect after-school or anytime snack. We’ll show you how to make them in eight steps.
Mmmm -- Mocha Desserts
These mocha recipes pair chocolate and coffee in 16 sensational desserts like Mocha Twists and Malted Mocha Bars.
Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
We’ve added some of our favorite ingredients to chocolate chip cookies to make them more delicious than ever.