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Simple Chocolate Desserts

Looking for recipes for simple chocolate desserts? Taste of Home has the best simple chocolate dessert recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Who needs a fancy fondue restaurant when you can whip up a chocolate sensation like this in just 10 minutes? You'll love the hint of rum flavor. —Angie Samples, Maysville, Georgia
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German Chocolate Fondue

German Chocolate  Fondue

German Chocolate Fondue

German sweet chocolate gives rich flavor to this simple specialty from Helen Phillips. Just a handful of ingredients and a microwave make the sweet fondue a fast favorite at her Horseheads, New York home. "We like it with dippers such as bananas, strawberries and marshmallows," she writes.

Fluffy Chocolate Mousse Frosting

Fluffy Chocolate Mousse Frosting

Fluffy Chocolate Mousse Frosting

This smooth, fluffy frosting is a real treat for cake lovers. You can also use it as a dip for fresh fruit.—Kim Marie Van Rheenen, Mendota, Illinois

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Chances are chocolate's high on your family's list of favorite flavors—so we've included this easy recipe. Combine this ice cream with scoops of Homemade Vanilla, spoonfuls of Delicious Chocolate Sauce (see recipe in Recipe Finder) plus fresh pineapple and ripe bananas to create an old-fashioned split everyone will love!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Toffee & Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds

Toffee & Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds

Toffee & Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds

Shortbread cookies, toffee and roasty-toasty almonds team up for a treat that's both crunchy and chewy. This candy is a huge hit with my family and friends. —Nancy Mock, Colchester, Vermont

Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

You'll need only three ingredients to fix this refreshing make-ahead dessert that features a cool combination of mint and chocolate. "When time is short, it's so handy to pull this no-fuss pie out of the freezer for company," notes Dolores Scofield of West Shokan, New York.

White Chocolate Tarts

White Chocolate Tarts

White Chocolate Tarts

To start, Traci works backward and makes dessert first. "White Chocolate Tarts are scrumptious but really no fuss, because they call for prepared tart shells, instant pudding and whipped topping," she explains.

Chocolate-Covered Chips

Chocolate-Covered Chips

Chocolate-Covered Chips

Whenever I give these candies as gifts or serve them to guests, they're conversation starters! The savory-sweet combination makes a tempting treat. —Marcille Meyer, Battle Creek, Nebraska

Quick & Easy Chocolate Sauce

Quick & Easy Chocolate Sauce

Quick & Easy Chocolate Sauce

Mom made this fudgy sauce to drizzle on cake. It’s also pretty darn good over ice cream. To make it even richer, use half and half. —Mike Miller, Creston, Iowa

Chocolate Candy Clusters

Chocolate Candy Clusters

Chocolate Candy Clusters

I give these as gifts and bring them to parties—they’re always a hit! Try using peanuts in place of walnuts. You’ll love their sweet-salty taste! —Taylor Carroll, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Chocolate-Dipped Candy Canes

Chocolate-Dipped Candy Canes

Chocolate-Dipped Candy Canes

I couldn't resist combining my two loves—peppermint and chocolate—in this recipe. These are so easy, but if one breaks in the process, just pop it in your mouth. —Sandra Baumgarten, Vancouver, Washington

Chocolate Almond Pinecones

Chocolate Almond Pinecones

Chocolate Almond Pinecones

Our Test Kitchen suggests this clever way of dressing up any winter dessert. Make these "pinecones" when you have some time, then use—and reuse—them on a variety of desserts...or even on a pretty plate piled with candies.
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