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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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“My sister and I became addicted to Nutella while traveling in Europe. Now we’re always thinking of ways to incorporate the chocolate hazelnut spread into recipes. This one came about after making puff pastries with apple filling. We thought, ‘Why not try chocolate?’” —Dee Wolf, Syracuse, Utah
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More Simple Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Caramel Sundaes

Chocolate Caramel Sundaes

Chocolate Caramel Sundaes

These sundaes are a delightful way to end a quick-to-fix meal. This recipe is a simple yet irresistable dessert.—Pat Yaeger, Naples, Florida

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

This dessert from Mary Ann Gove of Cottonwood, Arizona is ready to eat in just 10 minutes! But it has the creamy texture of pudding that's cooked on the stove.

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.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Treats

Peanut Butter Chocolate Treats

Peanut Butter Chocolate Treats

Janice Rasmussen of Atlantic, Iowa dresses up refrigerated cookie dough to create these yummy take-along treats. “They could not be quicker or easier,” assures Janice Rasmussen of Atlanta, Iowa. “Everyone loves them—young or old.”

Chocolate Bow

Chocolate Bow

Chocolate Bow

What a beautiful sight this is on top of your favorite cake! It takes some time to prepare but can be made a month in advance, then stored in an airtight container. —Debbie Gauthier, Timmins, Ontario

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.

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

Chocolate Pizza Candy

Chocolate Pizza Candy

Chocolate Pizza Candy

—Norma Oosting, Holland, Michigan Suggest that red and/or green candied cherries could be used. (Original photo had both; current photo only had red).

Crunchy Chocolate Sauce

Crunchy Chocolate Sauce

Crunchy Chocolate Sauce

In Waukesha, Wisconsin, Dolores Kastello dresses up ice cream with an easy three-ingredient topping that's full of nuts. "As this rich chocolate sauce cools over the ice cream, it forms a hard shell that kids (and adults) love," she notes.

Chocolate Peppermint Pie

Chocolate Peppermint Pie

Chocolate Peppermint Pie

"This delightful dessert will satisfy a chocolate lover's craving," assures Kristin Dorazio, from Chepachet, Rhode Island. "It's quite simple as well.

Chocolate Peanut Dream Pie

Chocolate Peanut Dream Pie

Chocolate Peanut Dream Pie

"I love the flavor of peanut butter cups, so I dreamed up this creamy, rich pie to serve to company," shares Rosanne Marshall of Depew, New York. "It's wonderfully simple to make and always get rave reviews."
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