Mmmm -- Mocha Desserts

Mocha is a cross between two fabulous dessert flavors: chocolate and coffee. See how many ways the sweet duet can shine in these mocha dessert recipes, including chocolate brownies and bars, cappuccino cookies, and espresso-flavor candies.

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  • Coffee and Cookie Brownies

    With only 20 minutes of prep time, these coffee-flavor brownies are a snap to make. The secret? A refrigerated sugar cookie dough crust and a filling made from milk chocolate brownie mix.

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  • Mocha Truffles

    For these sophisticated truffles, slip a spoonful of coffee liqueur into melted dark chocolate before chilling. The bite-size mocha dessert gets a pretty coating of white chocolate. If you like, add a sprinkling of coffee crystals for a finishing touch.

  • Mocha-Cream Shake

    Spike a ho-hum vanilla shake with chocolate syrup and strong brewed coffee for a chilly chocolate dessert. The frosty treat takes just 10 minutes to prepare and gets an extra dose of sweetness from grated chocolate.

  • Almond-Mocha Cake

    Espresso and cocoa powders form the bottom layer of this toothsome chocolate dessert, while amaretto and almond extract flavor the flaky white cake. Homemade cappuccino whipped cream provides a final hint of mocha.

  • Mocha-Orange Bark

    Kick up classic chocolate bark with chopped coffee beans and tart candied orange peel. The mocha dessert recipe makes a pretty holiday food gift or simple party centerpiece.

  • Triple-Chocolate Tiramisu

    Three times the chocolate makes this traditional Italian dessert better than ever. Chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans and espresso powder complete the mocha masterpiece.

  • Mocha Fudge

    Fudge fans will love this subtle coffee twist on the favorite chocolate dessert. Top each treat with an espresso bean using piped chocolate frosting.

  • Cappuccino Cheesecake

    Three layers is better than one when it comes to this chocolate dessert recipe. A dreamy ganache-and-cheesecake filling laced with coffee liqueur, dark rum, and coffee powder tops a crisp chocolate cookie crust. On top of it all sits sweet sour cream icing.

  • Cappuccino Love Bites

    For a super-easy garnish to this chocolate dessert, press a striped chocolate candy into each coffee-flavor cookie while it's still warm. After the chocolate softens, you can swirl it with a knife.

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    Mocha Twists

    These chocolate treats look fancy, but they're simple to make. Just twist two ropes of chilled dough together, then bake to create this cool effect. Dip in a cocoa glaze for double the mocha flavor.

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    Walnut-Mocha Torte

    A sweet mocha frosting made from cocoa and instant coffee crystals is the perfect topper for this walnut-crusted torte. Chocolate curls provide a decadent finish to the easy-to-make cake recipe.

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    Mocha Munchies

    Chocolate-covered espresso beans give these cookies their delicious mocha flavor. Pecans and a swirl of coffee liqueur make the chocolate cookies even more irresistible.

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    Espresso Brownies

    Coffee enhances the flavor of the chocolate in these dense brownies. Serve the chocolate dessert warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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    Cappuccino Crinkles

    Satisfy a craving for rich cocoa and coffee with these 82-calorie cookies. Rolling the mocha treats twice in granulated sugar makes them extra sparkly.

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    Mocha Custards

    These smooth and delicious chocolate custards make a great party dessert. Plus, they can be chilled for up to 24 hours.

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    Mocha Truffle Tartlets

    Melted dark chocolate and creamy coffee-flavor mousse make these mocha tartlets a hit. Save time by making the chocolate desserts with store-bought phyllo pastry.

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    Mocha Brownies

    These fudgy mocha triangles are so rich that they require no frosting. A dusting of powdered sugar makes a pretty topper for the chocolate dessert.

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    Mocha-Meringue Kisses

    For lots of chocolaty goodness without all the fat and calories, try these light-as-air mocha meringues. Each one has only 32 calories and is fat-free.

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    Malted Mocha Bars

    The malted milk powder used for both the chocolate bars and the frosting gives this dessert delicious flavor. Freeze any uniced leftovers for up to 3 months.

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