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32 Best Delish Chocolate Dessert Recipes (All Types)

Chocolates are best for desserts. It offers a wide range from no-bake desserts to quick and easy-baked treats. Here's a list of chocolate recipes you can try.

6 Chocolate recipes in a collage.
If you ask me what the best dessert would be, I would quickly answer chocolate. Even if it’s a piece of a chocolate bar, I would gladly have it to finish a hearty meal–let alone scrumptious chocolate dessert recipes.

Basically, you can find anything you want on this list, as long as it’s chocolate. It ranges from no-bake desserts to quick and easy baked treats. Regardless of your expertise level, you’ll find the recipe you can do for your next family meal or special gathering.

Without further ado, here are well-loved recipes to unique ones you can try:

1. From the Land Down Under, Here’s a Delicious Chocolate Slice Dessert!

Chocolate Slice With Nuts.
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This dessert is exactly what you need if you’re looking for something fudgy and chocolatey. It’s often partnered with coffee in Australia, so it’s not just an after-meal dessert, it can also be an afternoon snack. It’s rather easy to bake, and fast, too! Plus, it’s topped with nuts–the perfect combo in flavor and texture!

2. Easy Homemade Mint Chocolate Truffles, the Perfect Gift To Anyone

Mint Chocolate Chip Truffles With Fresh Mint.
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Chocolate desserts aren’t just for the dinner table. Nowadays, they have become the perfect gift to people. Whether you’re saying thank you to someone or it’s a special person’s birthday, this mint chocolate truffle will surely be the best part of their day!

3. How To Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies With a Cast-Iron Skillet

Pieces of chocolate chip cookies.
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Personally (and I know for many others), the perfect chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. If you think you can’t make that with anything else than an oven, you’re wrong, as this recipe will teach you how to make them with your trusty cast-iron skillet.

4. Peanut Butter And Chocolate, the Best Combo For This No-Bake Cheesecake!

Sliced vegan cheesecake with nuts and truffles
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Are you a fan of the peanut butter and chocolate combo? If you love those Reese’s peanut butter cups, I’m sure this no-bake peanut butter and chocolate cheesecake would be a sure winner. It’s rich and decadent that is not overpowering. And best of all, you don’t need an oven to whip this up.

5. The Classic Chocolate Dessert: Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies With Shavings
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We’ve introduced the cast-iron skillet way to do the perfect chocolate chip cookies, but if you want to make the classic in a classic way, here’s how to make the same crispy-on-the-outside-gooey-on-the-inside chocolate chip cookies that you and your family will keep craving.

6. Rich And Decadent Chilled Chocolate Poke Cake For Hot Days

Chocolate poke cake slice decorated with yellow flowers
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While you can have this chocolate dessert recipe any time of the year, it’s best enjoyed during hot days and nights since it needs to be refrigerated and is best served chilled. Enjoying a cold rich and decadent dessert is just what you need for those times. But you also have to plan well as it does need some time in the fridge.

7. Gluten-Free And Dairy-Free Way To Enjoy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut flour chocolate chip cookies.
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Many are unable to truly enjoy chocolate chip cookies because of the ingredients included in them. Since some have gluten and dairy sensitivity (or just chooses not to have them), they aren’t able to have chocolate chip cookies, which aren’t just common, but one of the most delicious. So, here’s a way to make it gluten-free and dairy-free so everyone can enjoy it.

8. Another Peanut Butter And Chocolate Pairing For the Fans (In the Form Of Dessert Bars!)

Peanut butter and chocolate-dessert bars recipe
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Here’s another peanut butter and chocolate combo (otherwise known as the divine combo!). You’ll love these dessert bars with a layer of rich, sweetened peanut butter and decadent, creamy chocolate ganache. Best of all, this is another no-bake recipe, so all you need is a microwave for melting (or hot water and bowls).

9. Want Something Light And Fluffy, But Still Has the Richness Of Chocolates? Here’s a Chocolate Mousse Recipe For You

Chocolate mousse and a dark chocolate.
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Chocolate mousse is a common restaurant dessert, but it is so easy to make that you can have it at home instead of constantly having take-out when you crave it. Sure, the whipping can be a little intimidating, but just follow the steps and you can definitely whip up something amazing like in your favorite resto!

10. Flourless Peanut Butter And Chocolate Chip Cookies Doesn’t Mean Tasteless

Crunchy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
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This gluten-free peanut butter and chocolate chip cookie recipe is anything but tasteless. It has the right sweetness to it, and even if it doesn’t include any flour, it’s still easy to bite into and chew. Plus, this is another classic divine combo, so peanut butter and chocolate lovers are definitely in for a treat!

11. Chocolate Lush: Another Warm-Weather Dessert Combining Sweet Chocolate And Tangy Cream Cheese

Chocolate lush recipe with nuts and pecans
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Sweet chocolate and tangy cream cheese may not seem like the perfect combination, but they sure are, especially when you combine them in this Chocolate Lush recipe. It also has nuts, which provide some nutty flavor and texture to the dessert. Plus, it’s such an easy recipe to do, even kids can make it!

12. Feel Like a Million Dollars With This Millionaire Bars

Soft Millionaire bars, chocolate caramel and milk.
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With varying layers of crisp shortbread, sweet caramel, and decadent chocolate, you’ll definitely be feeling like a million bucks after each bite. It’s so rich, it’s been called the Millionaire Bars. It’s delicious and the name is so witty that it’s definitely one of my favorites!

13. Need Something That Looks Good As It Tastes? This Chocolate And Strawberry Fudge Trifle Is the Answer!

Chocolate and strawberry fudge trifle in a glass.
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In this day and age, we just want something that tastes good and also looks Instagram-worthy. We share everything online, so if you’re in need of something that looks pretty and tastes just as good, this Chocolate and Strawberry Fudge Trifle is the answer, what with its layers of fudgy pudding, sweet chocolate cake, whipped cream, and fruity strawberries. The medley of flavors makes every spoonful so memorable!

14. What’s a Chocolate Dessert List Without Some Fudgy Brownies?

3 Slices of chocolate fudgy brownies.
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Besides chocolate chip cookies, fudgy brownies are among the most classic chocolate desserts, and this list won’t be complete without this. So, here’s a fudgy browny recipe that is thick, chewy, and with just the right chocolatey flavor. This recipe is perfect for any temperature, whether straight out of the oven, room temperature, or topped with some cold vanilla ice cream!

15. After Some Warm-Weather Dessert, Here’s a Cold-Weather Hot Chocolate Pudding Recipe!

Hot chocolate pudding with cream in a cup.
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This is a quick and easy dessert for cold weather. It’s like hot chocolate, but much creamier and lighter in flavor. Still, it has enough chocolate flavor, and you can even top it with anything you want, from a dollop of whipped cream to a mixture of berries.

16. The Infamous Molten Chocolate Cake: Why It’s a Must-Try

Chocolate cake with soft chocolate filling.
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The molten chocolate cake is one of the most famous chocolate desserts of all time. Made by master chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, it’s best-known for the soft, fluffy chocolate cake on the outside and the warm dark chocolate flowing from the inside when you cut it open. It’s so rich and decadent that it’s a must-try, so here’s a recipe for everyone who wants to have a taste.

17. A Chocolate Dessert For Beginners: 3-Ingredient Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake with raspberries on the rotating plate.
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If you’re a beginner and you’re looking for something easy to do without many ingredients, this chocolate cake is the perfect recipe. It’s flourless and it only needs three basic ingredients. But you won’t be embarrassed to serve it to guests as it’s as heavenly as five-star chocolate cakes!

18. Death By Chocolate Is the Best Way To Go

Chocolate cake with chocolate crumbs in a plate.
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Death by Chocolate may sound like a daunting name, but as soon as you get a slice, you’ll understand why it has that name. Once you get a spoonful, you’ll immediately be in heaven. It’s just so good that you’ll want to try making it just to feel its rich decadence again. And good thing, this recipe makes it easy to follow.

19. Quick And Easy Oat Milk Chocolate Pudding For Comfort And Satisfaction

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Chocolate desserts aren’t just for when you’re craving chocolate or after a hearty meal. It’s also for when you just want to relax, especially during cold nights in front of the fireplace. This oat milk chocolate pudding is the perfect recipe for this moment, and it’s very simple to do.

20. Extra Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake Is the Perfect Dessert

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Dark chocolate is rather bitter than its milk chocolate counterpart but for experienced chocoholics, dark chocolate just means something far richer, and if that’s something you like, then this dark chocolate mousse cake is the perfect dessert with its fluffy mousse combined with moist chocolate cake.

21. A Quick Fix For One: How To Use Your Mug To Make A Chocolate Cake

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For sure, you have heard of one-mug cakes. Basically, you use your mug and put every ingredient you need to bake some cake using a microwave. If you’re rather curious as to how to make a quick chocolate cake in a mug, here’s a recipe. In under 10 minutes, you have a cake good for one!

22. Need More Challenge? This Dark Chocolate Cylinder With Salted Milk Ice Cream Will Definitely Give You One

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Created by chef Lisa Allen, this dark chocolate cylinder with salted hazelnut praline and salted milk ice cream (the name alone sounds so professional), this recipe will definitely give home cooks a challenge. It’s not for the faint of heart, but when you do get it right, it offers an array of textures and flavors you won’t always get (except when you’re at fancy restaurants).

23. Easy Four-Layer Chocolate Cake For Casual Dinners Or For Special Occasions

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It doesn’t matter if you simply just want a four-layer chocolate cake for dessert or if there’s a special occasion, you can make this any time you wish, and it’s made easier. The nutty and chocolatey layers give the cake enough depth when it comes to flavor and texture, you’ll want to keep having piece after piece.

24. For Lovers Of Mint Chocolates, Here’s the Dessert Of Your Dreams: Chocolate Mint Dream Bars

Chocolate candy bars with mint fillings.
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Mint chocolate is not for everyone. But for those who love it, these mint chocolate dream bars may be the dessert of your dreams, with layers upon layer of pure goodness, from Mint Oreo to Andes mint to chocolate fudge pudding. It’s just too good that even those who aren’t fans of the mint chocolate ice cream flavor might find this scrumptious.

25. Another Easy No-Bake, Overnight Treat: Chocolate Eclair Cake

Chocolate éclair cake with chocolate frostings.
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There are three things that make this recipe a must-try: one) it’s a chocolate eclair cake, meaning it combines the chocolatey goodness of a chocolate ganache with the creamy vanilla pastry cream filling; two) it’s a no-bake recipe so even if you don’t have an oven, as long as you have a fridge, you would be able to make this; and three) since it’s chilled overnight, it’s another best-for-warm-weather dessert!

26. Chocolate Cups: On Its Own Or As a Base

4 tasty Chocolate cups on top of each other.
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These chocolate cups could already be desserts on their own. But more often, they are just used as a base for other decadent desserts where you can fill them with your favorites; maybe some scoop of ice cream with toppings of your choice or may fill it with salted caramel. You can also make the cups as small as you like or as big as you need them to be.

27. Perfectly Decadent Chocolate Parfait Mousse Dessert For a Guaranteed Crowd-Pleaser

Decadent chocolate parfait mousse in a glass.
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These layers of rich creamy chocolate mousse, chocolatey Oreo crumbs, and whipped cream make for a perfectly decadent chocolate dessert that will surely win the hearts of your guests, regardless of their age. This recipe is also another no-bake, so you can make as many as you like even without an oven.

28. A Party-Ready Chocolate Board For Special Gatherings

A bunch of chocolate and candies in a board.
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This doesn’t exactly need a recipe. Instead, you can pick out some candies and chocolates that you know your crowd will love. You may include fruits (especially berries!), some cheeses to balance out the sweets, and even some crackers and cookies. This “recipe” gives you examples of what you can add to your board.

29. Vegan Chocolate Mousse Dessert? You Can With Avocado!

Vegan Chocolate Mousse Dessert With Avocado.
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If you’re trying to make yourself feel a little less guilty with all the chocolate dessert recipes on this list, then you might want to try this vegan dessert. It’s made with avocado, non-dairy milk, and doesn’t require eggs. Plus best of all, you just need a handy blender to blend ingredients away and you’re practically done!

30. Easy (And Nutty) Dessert Idea: Chocolate Dessert Salami

Chocolate dessert salami with walnuts and basil.
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Salami and dessert don’t really go together, so I’m quite surprised with this recipe (probably just me, though). If you’re like me who hasn’t seen this dessert yet, don’t worry, there’s no pork in this. However, the chocolate and the nuts do end up looking like salami, so it’s rather interesting.

31. Entertainment And Decadent Dessert In One With This Melting Chocolate Ball Surprise!

Pouring hot chocolate on a chocolate ball.
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You can now make your own melting chocolate ball surprise! It’s a trend that started some years back and is still one of the most entertaining things I have seen. You can hide various surprises within the chocolate ball, but usually, it’s hiding layers of chocolatey fudge brownies topped with vanilla ice cream. 

32. Whatever Your Take On Pineapple On Pizza, This Chocolate Pizza Definitely Belongs!

Chocolate pizza with cream frosting and strawberry.
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There’s not much debate on whether chocolate pizza belongs or not, because it definitely does. Maybe you and your family can debate on what you could put as toppings. Fruits seem to be a popular choice, from strawberries to sliced bananas. Or, you can go for nuts, or just add white chocolate and call it a day. No matter how you make it, chocolate pizza is here to stay.