Chocolate Desserts

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.

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Red Velvet Mini Trifles

These individual red velvet trifles are as delicious as they look. Put a few of these together and give as a super sweet gift to a loved one.

Gooey Marshmallow Treat Packages

Upgrade classic rice cereal treats by turning them into gifts! The best part is these easy, edible gifts only take 25 minutes to make.

Snow Folk Dipped Pretzel Rods

Too cold to build a snow people outside? Make them inside instead! These adorable candy-coated pretzel snow people are a fun way to keep the festivities tasty all winter.

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

With a ruffle of chocolate whipped cream, these mini pies are ready for their close-up.

Lime Sugar Bars

These fabulous cookie bars are perfectly sweet and tangy in every bite.

Fruit Pinwheels

You get to choose your filling in these delicious (and pretty) pinwheel cookies. We suggest berry, cherry, or orange marmalade.

More Chocolate Desserts

Buttermilk Caramel Cake

"Now, that is a Southern cake right there," says Belinda Smith-Sullivan, chef, author, and creator of this cake. It's true to the Southern classic--a moist yellow cake with a cooked, fudgelike caramel frosting--but we added some edible blooms for flair on this layer cake recipe.

Tropical "Lofthouse" Cookies

You know those soft, pink-iced store-bought cookies you know and love? That's the idea here, though we gave them a tropical spin with coconut and lime flavors.

Skillet Gingerbread Cookie

If you're craving gingerbread, make a giant one in a skillet! The warm spices pair perfectly with a zesty lemon icing.