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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.

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 Dessert Cups

Chocolate Dessert Cups

Chocolate Dessert Cups

Says Ellen Govertsen of Wheaton, Illinois, "This elegant party dessert is tailor-made for Christmas. Making the chocolate cups is a bit time-consuming - but they look so pretty, they're worth the effort."

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Package pudding mix, canned cherries and a frozen crust simplify preparation of this dessert. Friends often request it when they come to our house. Sometimes I'll sprinkle toasted pecans on top for crunch. —Pearl Lenz of Wichita, Kansas
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White Chocolate Cones

White Chocolate Cones

White Chocolate Cones

Hand out these dipped delights, and they'll disappear lickety-split! Crafting Traditions' kitchen staff made the ice cream extra-special by topping it with melted white chocolate. What's more, they sprinkled on chocolate shavings.

Chocolate Caramel Fondue

Chocolate Caramel Fondue

Chocolate Caramel Fondue

It's easy to keep the ingredients for this rich fondue on hand in case company drops by. I serve it in punch cups, so guests can carry it on a dessert plate alongside whatever fruit, pretzels and other dippers they like. —Cheryl Arnold, Lake Zurich, Illinois

Chocolate Marshmallow Squares

Chocolate Marshmallow Squares

Chocolate Marshmallow Squares

You don't need to sit around the campfire to capture the kid-pleasing taste of s'mores. Everyone will have fun covering the crackers with marshmallows, chocolate chips and ice cream topping.

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Make these bite-size treats while the Turkey Rice Soup is simmering and then chill. The recipe is so simple that the kids can help.

Chocolate Pecan Candies

Chocolate Pecan Candies

Chocolate Pecan Candies

When Robert Watness of Greenwood, Indiana gives candy on Valentine's Day, he's sure to include his homemade version of Turtles. "This easy candy has brought many compliments," he says.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

Because so many people seem to love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, I came up with this no-bake cookie recipe.—Geraldine Sliwa, Elgin, Illinois

Sensational Chocolate Sauce

Sensational Chocolate Sauce

Sensational Chocolate Sauce

My sister-in-law, Trudy, prepared this recipe one night as a topping for impromptu banana splits. The smooth yummy sauce is now my family's favorite. —Alene Gordon, Elk, Washington

Chocolate Fish Lollipops

Chocolate Fish Lollipops

Chocolate Fish Lollipops

A netful of compliments will come your way as soon as kids of all ages dive into these crispy, chocolaty fish-shaped lollipops. These simple treats go to show it's not always that tricky to catch a great fish. -Elizabeth LeBlanc, Bourg, Louisiana
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