12 Christmas chocolate recipes

12 Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate is one of the few things we could eat for 12 glorious days without a break. From the fussiest soufflé to the humblest brownie, chocolate rarely disappoints. That’s why it’s the perfect Christmas treat—and why we’ve created these 12 chocolate recipes to keep everyone on your nice list happy.

Nothing here requires a candy thermometer or a pastry bag, so don’t worry that you’ll be stressing over the stove feeling anything but festive. No matter how you like your chocolate, there’s a dessert that will make you feel merrier than a Christmas elf.

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Blitzen bark

An easy almond bark that will please your holiday helpers.

Jingle bells

Jolly chocolate truffles make wonderful gifts for ringing in the holidays.

Fa-la-la-la-lava cakes

These individual molten lava cakes can be prepared ahead and put into the oven for 10 minutes before being demolished in a blaze of chocolate glory.

Ho-ho cocoa

A genuine, creamy cocoa to revive even the weariest caroler.

Quick-as-a-flash bread

The holiday hostess’ best friend: a superb quick bread made from pantry ingredients and boxed cake mix.

 Bonus: 5 Merry Mix-ins

Learn how to make 5 very merry treats by adding Crafters & Co. Peppermint Bark to a favorite recipe. They’re simple surprises that will add a dash of jolly to anyone’s day!

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  • (video) Director: Christopher Dorsey, Photographer: Ken Sabatini, Stylist: Andy Newcom, Producer: Jennifer Dreiling, Editor: Jon Quigg, Lettering Artist: Virginia Sembower, Music: Chris Johnson
Jennifer Fujita

Jennifer is a Hallmark writer and culinary student who is always on the hunt for new, easy recipes for celebrating the holidays and seasons.