The 21 Best Chocolate Recipes: SparkRecipes SlideShow

The 21 Best Chocolate Recipes

Written by Melinda Hershey, Staff Writer

Got a major sweet tooth? Look no further! This decadent recipe collection for chocolate lovers will have you drooling before you can say "hot fudge."

Chocolate Emergency Cookies

No matter how big your sweet tooth is, these chocolaty cookies are sure to conquer it. Best served with a big glass of milk.

Chocolate Brownie for One

Craving just one brownie, but don't want to make a whole pan? This single-serving brownie recipe is a life-saver when you're in a chocolate crisis!

Best Ever Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These classic muffins make the perfect breakfast, snack or dessert. Not too sugary, they're the perfect balance between rich chocolate and sweet banana.

Creamy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

Get some protein with your chocolate fix! This rich chocolate mousse gets some staying power from Greek yogurt.

Chocolate Oatmeal

Some days just call for chocolate with your breakfast. This cocoa oatmeal may taste indulgent, but it's low in sugar and high in filling fiber!

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cake

Moist, chewy and outrageously chocolaty, it's hard to turn down this turtle cake. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a pretty presentation.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Make these sweet and spicy cupcakes for a break from the norm! Nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin are the secret ingredients that really make this treat shine. Top with chocolate shavings and small caramel pieces, if desired.

Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread

You'll never be able to tell this buttery shortbread has less than half the calories and fat of more traditional versions. Great for parties when you want to put out some fancy (yet no-fuss) finger food.

10-Minute Chocolate Pudding

Our go-to recipe to satisfy a fast and furious chocolate craving! Creamy, smooth and delicious with crumbled cookies on top.

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Get your vegetables… while eating chocolate bread! Best served warm. Add walnuts to the batter for extra crunch.

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

This naughty and nice breakfast is quick enough to make on a weekday, but also freezes well to thaw out for a leisurely weekend brunch.

Rich Chocolate Cheesecake

This creamy chocolate cheesecake will taste like it took hours to make—but only involves less than 10 minutes of prep work!

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A little sour cream goes a long way to give this chocolate chip banana bread a rich flavor and moist texture. If you want to get extra indulgent, serve it warm with some peanut butter spread on top.

Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Brownies

Smooth chocolate ganache and tart raspberry jam are a perfect match in these fudgy brownies. As always, it's even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

These bite-size chocolate peanut butter balls are always a hit at parties. Roll them in sprinkles or powdered sugar for an extra decorative touch.

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

These sweet and salty pretzels make a great gift--for yourself or someone else! Try sprinkling them with chopped nuts, mini chocolate chips or sprinkles for pizzazz.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

We love these convenient cereal bars for easy on-the-go breakfasts and snacks. This recipe is really versatile, too; try it with different types of cereals and dried fruits for variety.

Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake

Can you think of anything better than a warm and gooey molten chocolate cake? Neither can we. This is one for the recipe arsenal for sure!

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Melted chocolate over soft, custard-soaked bread--what's not to like about this decadent bread pudding recipe? Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Chocolate Eclair Cake

Pudding, graham crackers and chocolate icing come together to make one amazingly fluffy and creamy dessert that tastes just like a chocolate éclair from the bakery. A super easy no-bake treat!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Three ingredients and a freezer are all that stands between you and a batch of luscious, homemade peanut butter cups. These are rich, so just one should do the trick to satisfy your sweet cravings!