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28 Tantalizing Chocolate Recipes

Oct 15 2014 - 10:35am

Chocolate: the solution to almost all problems. It makes us happy when we're sad, it tastes good paired with pretty much everything, and there are so many iterations of it that it's nearly impossible not to find at least one version that doesn't appeal to your personal palate. We've rounded up some of our favorite chocolate desserts below to help you get your chocolate fix.

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Salted Fudge Brownies

Salty and ultra-dense, these dark and decadent fudge brownies [1] are our be-all and end-all recipe for the classic treat.

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Dark Chocolate Truffles

Although it's easy to pick up a box of chocolates from a store, impress a loved one by following this recipe to make your own chocolate truffles [2].

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Chocolate Icebox Cake

No-bake cakes are perfect for warmer weather, and this airy chocolate icebox cake [3] is a quick and easy dessert option, good for any gathering.

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Double Chocolate Cupcakes

A creamy peanut butter center gives these double chocolate cupcakes [4] heart.

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Chocolate-Covered Almond Matzo Toffee

Chocolate-covered almond matzo toffee [5] is salty, sweet, nutty, and crunchy. Try one piece and you'll be reaching for another. And another.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Buttercream

There's nothing like a thick slice of old-fashioned chocolate cake [6].

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Triple Chocolate Bread Bites

If you're as addicted to Nutella as we are, then these cookies filled with the hazelnut spread [7] are the ones for you.

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Chocolate-Covered Bacon

Chocolate-covered bacon [8]: sounds weird, tastes great.

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Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate fudge [9] is perfect to nibble on after meals, and can be altered to fit your taste by adding a variety of nuts and other toppings. Just don't forget the flaky sea salt on top!

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

Consider this frozen hot chocolate [10] cocoa's Summer sister.

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Chocolate Ice Cream

You can't go wrong with a scoop of creamy, rich chocolate ice cream [11].

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Brown Butter Blondies

Even if you're ambivalent about white chocolate, don't discount these blondies studded with blonde chocolate [12]. Blonde chocolate (aka caramelized white chocolate) is nuttier, tastes less sweet, and packs a salty punch.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

A chocolate chip cookie cake [13] that melts in your mouth is perfect for any special occasion, or just because. (Treat yo'self!)

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Molten Chocolate Cakes with Caramel Sauce

These oozing molten chocolate cakes [14] are like an excuse to eat cake batter in polite company.

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Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

If you're feeling nostalgic for the good old brown bag lunch dessert days, whip up your very own homemade Hostess cupcakes [15]. They're even tastier than the original.

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Reine de Saba

This chocolate cake [16], named after the Queen of Sheba, is truly fit for royalty.

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pudding

Pudding is a great dessert for entertaining because it must be made in advance. This version that layers classic chocolate pudding with creamy peanut butter pudding [17] is sure to please party guests.

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Pop Rocks Chocolate Bark

A judicious sprinkling of popping candy gives this chocolate bark recipe [18] a fun and fizzy quality.

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White Chocolate Truffles

For a change of pace, cook up these creamy white chocolate truffles [19].

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S'mores Snack Mix

This Golden-Grahams-based spin on a campfire favorite [20] is sweet, salty, and snackable.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bars

These fruit and nut chocolate bars [21] are almost too pretty to eat (but don't let that stop you).

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Nutella Pizza

Pizza plus Nutella? Yes please! You simply can't go wrong with this hazelnut chocolate dessert [22].

Photo: Nicole Perry

Chocolate-Lace Lollipops

Perfect for party favors and gifts, these chocolate-lace lollipops [23] are dainty and delicious.

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

This decadent cheese ball [24] packs in three different types of chocolate for a triple threat.

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Dark Chocolate Fondue

Get a little fancy with dark chocolate fondue [25] and all the fixings (think marshmallows, pretzels, and strawberries).

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Chocolate Matcha Green Tea Mochi Bundt Cake

Love Japanese treats like mochi? Try this sophisticated chocolate matcha bundt cake [26], which boasts a pleasantly chewy texture thanks to a mochi flour base.

Photo: Sara Yoo

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup blondies [27], need we say more?

Photo: Nicole Perry

Momofuku Milk Bar German Chocolate Cake

The name may be a mouthful to say, but you'll be too busy chowing down on this multi-layered cake [28] to even try.

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