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Frozen German Chocolate Pie

In summer I make this pie to take to church suppers, where chocolate desserts are a hit. It's light and refreshing, and can be served either chilled or frozen.

Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cake

10 reviews

I'm a teenager who loves to bake and have won several ribbons at the county fair. When we're asked to...


Black Forest Chocolate Torte

9 reviews

If you're thinking about pulling out all the stops for a dessert that says wow, look no further. This cherry-crowned...


Decadent Fudge Cake

7 reviews

Everyone loves the rich flavor in this decadent cake made with four types of chocolate. —Anna Hogge, Yorktown, Virginia


Mocha-Orange Cheesecake

I get raves every time I serve this cake as dessert. The tartness of the orange, with a little kick...

Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

9 reviews

Instant pudding mix and cake mix cut the preparation time for this delicious cake that is loaded with grated chocolate...


German Chocolate Lazy Daisy Cake

Traditional German chocolate cake gets a whole new spin with this inventive version that's finished off under the high heat...

Frozen Chocolate Crunch

An original recipe of mine, this cool and crunchy concoction has won prizes in a couple of recipe contests. Everyone...


Chocolate Peanut Drops

6 reviews

This is a recipe that I got from a friend, who got it from her sister, and between the three...


Double Delights

3 reviews

You get the best of both worlds with these chocolate and vanilla cookies. They're an appealing addition to any cookie...


German Chocolate Pecan Truffles

My sister-in-law, Jennifer, loves German chocolate. With her in mind, I experimented in the kitchen and came up with nutty...

German Chocolate Brownies

7 reviews

Even as a young girl, I was always going through recipe books in search of something new to make. That's...


German Chocolate Fondue

3 reviews

German sweet chocolate gives rich flavor to this simple specialty from Helen Phillips. Just a handful of ingredients and a...


Mama’s Million-Dollar Fudge

No other fudge I've tasted comes close to the smooth, chocolate taste of this recipe, which my mother-in-law introduced me...


Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

13 reviews

Whenever I take these to a gathering, someone will usually announce. "Lisa brought those brownies"—and everyone knows exactly which ones...