Our Favorite Chocolate Desserts

Everyone loves chocolate. Make one of these special dessert recipes this holiday season.

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    Special Hot Chocolate Treats
    Dropping a whipped cream-filled chocolate cup into hot chocolate makes for an extra-special beverage.

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    Chocolate-Hazelnut Cheesecake
    Crunchy toasted hazelnuts top this velvety cheesecake.

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    Peppermint Twist Kisses
    Add a touch of mint and red food coloring to classic butter cookies and top with a kiss.

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    Mocha Cookie Pretzels
    These delicious coffee-kissed chocolate cookies are twisted into fun pretzel shapes.

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    Irish Mint Brownies
    Mint mousse and rich chocolate make a winning dessert.

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    Eggless Chocolate Cake
    This rich cake drizzled with semi-sweet chocolate is special enough for company.

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    Viennese Fudge
    Share this rich fudge with your friends, family, and guests this holiday season.

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    Coconut Truffles
    Have these amazing truffles out for your holiday guests, or give them as gifts.

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    Plus: Make the lovely truffle topiary centerpiece above.

    Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Butter Cream Frosting
    All the flavors of a cup of Mexican hot chocolate can be found in this amazing cupcake.

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    Chocolate Cakes With Liquid Centers
    Serve these easy-to-make molten chocolate cakes to impress any guest.

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    Black Forest Mousse Cake
    This heavenly warm chocolate cake is very light, surprisingly low in fat, and much easier to make than you might think.

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    The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie
    This classic cookie recipe was voted the best by our readers.

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    Chocolate Truffles
    It's hard to eat just one of these chocolaty silky candies.

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    Chocolate-Dipped Maple Logs
    These maple-flavored cookies are dipped in rich chocolate and coated in walnuts.

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    Chocolate Crème Brulee with Blackberries Recipe
    This recipe, by Jennifer Flood, was featured at the Austin Chocolate Festival.

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    Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu
    This delectable version of the popular Italian dessert includes the traditional sponge cakes soaked in coffee and liqueur for the base.

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