Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.
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Peanut Butter Pie Fudge
A treat that would dazzle Willy Wonka himself, this nostalgia-inducing fudge –– invented by San Francisco candy shop Z. Cioccolato –– packs cookies, peanut butter, caramel, marshmallow, toffee and, of course, chocolate into one rich and satisfying finale.
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Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding
This gooey dessert gets an extra boost of decadence from flaky croissants and a creamy bourbon-infused sauce.
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Chocolate Truffle Cake
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Creamy cheesecake meets rich chocolate brownies in your new favorite dessert hybrid.
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Dark Chocolate Mousse
With a base made from silken tofu and high-quality chocolate, Ellie’s lightened-up mousse is low in calories, but rich in classic cocoa flavor.
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Craggy Chocolate Cake
Cocoa connoisseurs will go crazy for this four-ingredient cake and its fudgy interior that's made extra rich with 70 percent-cocoa dark chocolate. For serving, add whipped cream flavored with vanilla, rum or orange-flower water.
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Beatty's Chocolate Cake
Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter. But our favorite part of this recipe is the thick chocolate buttercream icing on top of the cake and between its layers.
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Amaretto-Chocolate Brownies with Walnuts
Tyler gives fudgy, moist walnut brownies an adult twist by infusing them with almond liqueur.
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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pie
There's no denying that peanut butter and chocolate are a match made in dessert heaven. In an ode to the classic combo, this pie layers cocoa-infused whipped cream and a velvety peanut butter filling on top of a crunchy nut crust.
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Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
Sheet cakes are one of the easiest and fastest ways to bake for a group. The party-perfect confection requires little prep and you can fashion it into petit fours or tiered cakes if you have extra time.
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Warm Chocolate Cakes with Berries
Giada's restaurant-style dessert never fails to impress and is deceptively easy to prepare. For an extra punch of flavor, a dash of espresso powder and hazelnut liqueur are used.
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Double Chocolate Pudding Pie
The combination of a crunchy, buttery graham cracker crust with velvety-smooth cocoa and bittersweet chocolate pudding is so satisfying that you won't even notice the filling is made with 1% milk.
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Mix and match your favorite dippers –– including berries, biscotti, cake, cookies and dried fruit –– to perfect this creamy, thick chocolate fondue.
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Black Bean Chocolate Cake
Ditch the flour without drying out the cake by combining cocoa powder with protein-packed black beans. Add an extra boost of flavor by finishing this fudgy creation with layers of buttermilk frosting.
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Chocolate-Banana Bread Pudding
Update classic bread pudding with these clever swaps, including fresh-baked banana bread and dark chocolate ganache. Top the lot with creme fraiche or a scoop of chocolate ice cream for a combination that is simply (chocolate) bananas.
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Hazelnut and Chocolate Pie
Using the traditional Italian combination of chocolate and hazelnuts, Giada’s pie has the crisp, crackly crust of a brownie and the dense, gooey center of a tart.
Get the Recipe: Hazelnut and Chocolate Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream
Dark Chocolate-Peppermint Pattie Cake
Peppermint Pattie fans will clamor over this super-rich cake, which actually has chunks of the candy in the batter. The refreshing mint flavor offers a nice balance to the intense ganache topping and fudge sauce.
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Dad's Death by Chocolate
A chocolate lover's dream trifle, this dessert scatters cookies and toffee throughout layers of whipped cream and bittersweet chocolate pudding.
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Double-Chocolate Malted Tart
Aida's tart has a crisp crust of crushed chocolate wafer cookies and a smooth chocolate malted-milk filling for a double dose of cocoa.
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Salted Caramel Brownies
Once you make homemade salted caramel, there's no turning back. You'll drizzle it on everything — especially these warm brownies.
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The chocolate lover's triumvirate, this airy concoction has a triple dose of the sweet stuff: bittersweet and white chocolate as well as Dutch-processed cocoa powder.
Get the Recipe: Triple Chocolate Pudding
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Chocolate Cream Puffs
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Moelleux au Chocolat
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Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries
What does this chocolate mousse have in common with your favorite breakfast food? They both are packed with avocado. Don't worry — the cacao powder, agave nectar, molasses and almond extract make sure your dessert doesn't taste like a toast topping.
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Chocolate and Caramel Shortbread Sandwich Cookies
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Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake
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Dipped Chocolate Anything
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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes
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Cookies and Cream Fudge Brownies
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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies With Maldon Sea Salt
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Sweet and Salty Cake
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Double Chocolate-Walnut Meringue Cookies
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Chocolate Cherry Trifle
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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Almond flour and a generous glug of olive oil give this Italian cake its dense, fudgy texture. It tastes ideal with a cup of strong coffee.
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New York Style Chocolate Cheesecake
Candy Bar Chocolate Brownies
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Chocolate Espresso Cookies
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Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Pie
Red Velvet Cupcakes
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Chocolate Amaretti Cake
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars
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Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes
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Espresso Chocolate Mousse
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Chocolate Cherry Cookies
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Red Velvet Cake
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Chocolate Cloud Cookies
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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Hot Fudge Sauce
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Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies
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Emeril's Chocolate Soufflé
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Hostess with the Most-ess Cupcakes
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My Big, Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Mexican Hot Chocolate
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Spiked Date and Fudge Balls
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Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
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Snickerdoodle Cookie Pizza
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Bobby's Lighter Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie
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Chocolate Mousse in Chocolate Cups
Almond Butter Brownies
You'll never guess the secret ingredient in these decadent, fudgy brownies: pureed prunes. The fruit gives an unexpected depth of flavor, and a sprinkling of coarse sea salt on top balances out the sweetness.
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Chocolate Hazelnut Zeppole
Whether you use homemade or store-bought pizza dough, the star here is chocolate-hazelnut spread. Pipe it inside the zeppole (aka Italian doughnuts) or just dunk plain zeppole in a vat of the spread.
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German Chocolate Cake
Gussy up boxed cake mix with sweetened condensed milk, chopped pecans and shredded coconut — no one will know it's not 100 percent homemade.
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Crispy Rice Bars
Your favorite childhood lunchbox snack gets a serious upgrade with chocolate-hazelnut spread and marshmallow creme sandwiched between two sheets of crispy rice bars.
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Chocolate Sformato With Amaretto Whipped Cream
Giada's gorgeous, light and airy cake is delicately flavored with bittersweet chocolate and almond liqueur, and it's decorated with toasted sliced almonds.
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Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake
When both a cake and its chocolate frosting are loaded with heavy cream and sugar, you know it's going to be good. This recipe will earn you a first-place ribbon but may put you in a sugar coma.
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Double Chocolate Cake
Add some nutritional value to chocolate cake with coconut oil. Then make things decadent again with Rev Run's chocolate cream cheese frosting.
Get the Recipe: Double Chocolate Cake