Our 43 Best, Most Decadent Chocolate Recipes for When You’re Ready to Indulge

These deep, dark, chocolatey recipes will trigger every pleasure center

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Something about the winter really puts us in the mood for chocolate recipes. Don’t get us wrong, we love fruit desserts and all that, but sometimes you want to sink into the dark, semi-sweet world where only chocolate can take you. That when you’ll want to turn to the cakes, cookies, puddings, and more that we’ve gathered here.

A note about buying chocolate: If you don’t eat dairy, be sure to check your labels; while chocolate in itself is vegan, many varieties include milk solids. That said, finding vegan chocolate isn’t that difficult if you’re looking for it. Even Hershey’s released a line of oat-milk based bars earlier this year. You may also want to look for Fair Trade verification printed on your chocolate products.

Any Celebration Is Better With a Flourless Chocolate Cake

Chocolate-Cherry Semifreddo

Triple Dark Chocolate Tart

Dark Chocolate-Caramel Sorbet

Chocolate Banana Bread

Semisweet Chocolate and Peanut Bars

Chocolate-Almond Bûche de Noël

Dairy-Free Hazelnut Chocolate Milk

Oat Flour Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Cherry-Chocolate Baked Alaskas

Walk Down Candy Cane Lane for this Plant-Based Peppermint Chocolate Mousse

Glazed Chocolate-Avocado Cupcakes

Chocolate-Orange Maple Snaps

Kenzey’s Chocolate and Hazelnut Pretzels

Chocolate Ganache Truffles

Chocolate-Cherry Bread Pudding

Hazelnut-Apricot Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Oatmeal Stout Cupcakes

Rich and Creamy Hot-Chocolate Mix

Decadent Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate–Orange Brownies

Triple Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Intensely Dark Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate-Maple Bread

Swiss Chocolate-Almond Tart

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Coulis

Double Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate S’mores Pie

Mocha Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate-Nutmeg Pots de Crème

Bryant Terry’s Vegan Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Pie

Chewy Chocolate Squares with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Chocolate Chip Shortbread

The Heart-Healthiest Chocolate Chip Cookies in the World

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pudding

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Everyday Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Stout Cake

Sliced Pears with Orange-Chocolate Dip

Vegan Frozen Chocolate Soufflé

Crunchy Chocolate Truffle Pie

Sweet Lady Jane’s Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake

Chocolate-Dipped Orange Slices


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