Charming Chocolate Treats: 22 Irresistibly Indulgent Desserts

Chocolate has a long history, dating back to Mayan society or further. Even though chocolate has been around for a long time, new types of amazing desserts are constantly being created with it.

Cookies, cupcakes, candies and more. There are hundreds of chocolate desserts to explore. Although this list doesn’t have hundreds, we have narrowed it down to 22 fantastic varieties of chocolate desserts.

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes With Marshmallow Vanilla Frosting

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
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The only thing better than drinking a cup of hot cocoa is eating it in cupcake form! As an added bonus, there is an optional homemade marshmallow fluff recipe, so you can customize just how much you want to make. A decadent dessert that gives a nod to an iconic drink.

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Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake
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This simple yet elegant cake is moistened and elevated with olive oil and sour cream. Mix, pour, and bake up a delicious chocolate pound cake. It is topped with the best ingredient for a chocolate cake…MORE chocolate!

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Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites
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An easily customizable recipe depending on your favorite flavor of cheesecake! This one uses a delicious cheesecake filling that is baked and cut into small pieces. Perfect for a share platter at any party.

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake
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A completely from-scratch chocolate cake! It is well balanced with just the right amount of sweetness, enhanced by the addition of espresso for a coffee-flavored kick. It is a chocolatey twist to a buttery Southern classic. It is topped with a glossy ganache!

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No Bake Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

No Bake Triple Chocolate Cheesecake
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The layers of chocolate never seem to stop! With three layers of chocolatey goodness, this cheesecake is a perfect dessert for the chocolate lover. An added bonus is that it is a no-bake recipe. Top it with strawberries or anything you desire. Perfect to make for someone special!

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Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts
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A very easy and customizable dessert for anyone who loves eating nuts! A beautiful chocolate ganache surrounding macadamia nuts and sprinkled with sea salt for a perfect snack on the go.

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White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge
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Fudge is a wonderful vehicle for any flavors you want to add. It is a simple, fast, and low-mess option for those who like white chocolate. It is perfect to give as an edible gift and easily customizable for a personal touch!

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Strawberry Matcha Chocolate Bark

Strawberry Matcha Chocolate Bark
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Matcha is an ingredient that is gaining popularity, and for good reason! It adds a beautiful flavor and vibrant green color to any dish. It is swirled into sweet white chocolate and topped with freeze-dried strawberries for a fruity addition. A stunningly sweet treat!

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Chocolate Orange Truffles

Chocolate Orange Truffles
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Creamy chocolate truffles are elevated with a tinge of orange zest. It is a take on a classic flavor pairing shaped and portioned into a wonderful shareable snack. This recipe is easily customizable and sure to be a hit wherever you take them!

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Chocolate Strawberry Tartlets

Chocolate Strawberry Tartlets
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Chocolate-covered strawberries are a classic Valentine’s flavor, but why not enjoy them whenever? This recipe transforms the classic treat into a tart. It includes a tart shell recipe, but you can use premade ones; it depends on how easy you want it to be. It’s absolutely perfect for summer BBQs!

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Chocolate Pavlova

Chocolate Pavlova
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If you are a lover of marshmallows, this recipe is a must-try. It has a velvety soft interior and a crunchy exterior, topped with a luscious chocolate cremeux. The type of chocolate used allows you to choose just how sweet you want it. It also eliminates one of the biggest problems of meringues: extra egg yolks!

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Ultimate Raspberry Truffle Brownie Bars

Raspberry Truffle Brownie Bars
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Chocolate and raspberry are a classic combo, and this recipe is chock full of them. This super fudgy brownie is a perfect vehicle for ice cream. You can also enjoy it on its own with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk. An amazing chocolate confection transformed into brownie goodness!

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Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cheesecake Parfait

Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cheesecake Parfait
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The use of store-bought brownies makes this a quick and easy dessert to put together. Fresh raspberries sandwiched between two different layers of chocolate classics. Perfect for a weekday treat!

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Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats
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A classic is a classic for a reason, and adding chocolate to that classic is just an added bonus! This recipe is super simple to make and easily portioned however you like. It’s great for bake sales or parties!

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
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This recipe is an awesome new take on chocolate cake. It seeks to really focus on the chocolate flavor, using many interesting ingredients such as avocado oil, coconut sugar, maple syrup, and almond flour. It is a fully gluten-free cake that yields a moist and delicious new kind of chocolate cake.

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Biscoff Brownies

Biscoff Brownies
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This brownie harkens to something similar to a Mexican hot chocolate. It is decadent and rich, with a wonderful addition of spices from the cookie butter. The highlight of the brownie is the beautiful top. That makes it impossible not to dig in!

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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
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Olive oil has recently become a trendy addition to cakes, and for good reason. This recipe is elevated and fully customizable depending on the olive oil you use. It is topped with fluffy buttercream and adorned with lovely chocolate curls. This recipe is bound to stun at any gathering you take it to!

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Profiteroles With Chocolate Topping

Profiteroles with Chocolate Topping
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A French classic through and through! Profiteroles look hard to make, but once you learn, they are super easy and so satisfying! They have a crunchy exterior, are filled with vanilla and orange liquor inside, and are topped with a gorgeous ganache. A true recipe for success!

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Chocolate Chip Coffee Cookies

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cookies
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Coffee is well known to be a flavor enhancer for chocolate desserts. However, it is most prevalently used in cakes. This cookie recipe takes that principle and applies it in cookie form. A rich and chewy cookie, a classic flavor with a shot of coffee deliciousness!

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes
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Gluten allergies are becoming more and more prevalent in today’s world. The biggest area of food affected by that allergy is probably dessert. This recipe is a great way to get a classic chocolate cupcake that contains no gluten. It tastes so good that you won’t even notice it’s missing!

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Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies
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This recipe is quick and easy to make and triples the chocolate flavor! It uses three different forms of chocolate: cocoa powder, white chocolate chips, and semisweet chocolate chips. Together, they make a sweet, soft, and indulgent chocolate cookie!

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Chocolate and Pistachio Ice Cream Cake Roll

Chocolate and Pistachio Ice Cream Cake Roll
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Chocolate and pistachio are classic pairings, and this twist on an ice cream cake will make an excellent special occasion dessert. It is topped with chocolate ganache and pistachios for added texture. Cold ice cream makes this dessert perfect for warmer weather.

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