Looking for delicious recipes using melted chocolate chips? Make baked goods, frosting, and fudge. Plus dip, dunk, drizzle, and decorate with melted chocolate.
If you believe melted chocolate chips are like liquid gold, we speak the same chocolatey language. You will love all the ways you can bake, drip, drizzle, and decorate with ooey, gooey melted chocolate chips.
There are oodles of recipes for melted chocolate chips. So grab a spoon (fork or whisk), and let's dive in to this molten magic. Your sweet tooth is waiting.
See all the dessert recipes.
- Baked Goods with Melted Chocolate
- Lava Cakes
- Double Chocolate Cookies
- Chocolate Muffins
- Chocolate Pancakes
- Chocolate Cake
- Chocolate Quick Bread
- Chocolate Cheesecake
- Chocolate Pop Tarts
- Chocolate Cupcakes
- Swirled Chocolate Meringues
- S'mores Dip
- Double Chocolate Cookie Bars
- Cooked and Noncooked Melted Chocolate Recipes
- Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
- Chocolate Mousse
- Chocolate Sauce
- Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
- Foolproof Nestle Chocolate Chips Fudge
- Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chips
- Chocolate Mug Cake
- No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
- Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats
- Chocolate Whipped Cream
- Chocolate Waffles
- Chocolate Pie
- Chocolate Pudding
- Chocolate Fountain
- Chocolate Granola Bars
- Chocolate Ice Cream
- Chocolate Haystacks
- Chocolate-Covered Creations
- Chocolate Nuts
- Chocolate-Covered Fruit
- Chocolate-Covered Candy
- Chocolate-Covered Bites
- Decadent Dipped Desserts
- Chocolate-Dipped Fruit
- Chocolate-Dipped Cookies
- Dipped Treats
- Waffle Cones
- Savory Bites
- Dipped Granola Bars
- Dipped Bowls, Cones, Cups, and Glasses
- Drizzled Delights
- Chocolate Popcorn
- White Chocolate Chex Mix with M&M's
- Chocolate Pretzels
- Easy Dessert Skewers with Fruit and Cake
- Decorations Galore
- Chocolate Decorations
- Chocolate Bowl
- Get Your Chocolate Education
Baked Goods with Melted Chocolate
Indulge in scrumptious baked goods, oozing with melted chocolate.
How can something so small leave you breathless? A single bite of warm, luscious molten chocolate will send a shiver down your spine and make you forget all your worries.
Dark chocolate chips, eggs, butter, sugar, and the tiniest bit of flour magically transform into lava cake. The perfect chocolate dessert. Chocolate lovers, this one's for you.
Double Chocolate Cookies
These sweet treats are fudgy, unlike typical chewy chocolate chip cookies. The most crucial step is melting chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Throw that bowl of chocolate in with all the other ingredients to get cookie dough that is dark, rich, and tempting.
Bake the chocolate drop cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Then see if you can control yourself while the cookies cool down enough to eat.
Muffins are one of those great recipes that can be breakfast, a snack, or a dessert. These chocolatey muffins use cocoa powder and melted chocolate for a flavor explosion.
Use the microwave method and a microwaveable heat-proof bowl to melt the chopped chocolate or chips. Give the melted butter and chocolate a good stir before adding to the flour mixture and baking.
And just like that, an indulgent chocolate muffin. Better than any you can find in grocery stores.
Wake up to the warm, inviting aroma of chocolate pancakes. Whisk the melted chocolate with cream to make a chocolate sauce.
Blend the yummy sauce with the other wet ingredients in a large bowl with the dry ingredients. Throw in a few more chocolate chips if you like. Simple.
As a bonus, chocolate pancakes are one of the best recipes for getting sleepy teens out of bed before noon. You're welcome.
If you haven't made a chocolate cake with melted chocolate, run to your nearest oven. Melted chocolate plus cocoa powder creates a rich, full-bodied chocolate flavor not possible with cocoa powder alone.
Melt half a bag of chocolate chips or a chocolate bar to get the right chocolatey balance. Then add an extra egg yolk to the batter for a moist and rich taste.
This is going to be your new go-to chocolate cake recipe.
Melted chocolate chips, cocoa powder, brown sugar, and flour are the basic ingredients in these decadent brownies. Throw in some chocolate chunks, and you will be in brownie heaven.
Chocolate Quick Bread
It's time to indulge in a moist chocolate quick bread. Melted chocolate chips in the batter and melted chocolate chips in the glaze. You're not even close to chocolate overload.
Quick bread can be a dessert, snack, or special surprise in your kid's lunchbox.
Make your taste buds tingle with smooth, velvety chocolate cheesecake. It's a dessert you should eat on every special occasion. Treat yourself to a slice and savor each bite.
Chocolate Pop Tarts
Flaky pastry, gooey chocolate filling. What could be better for breakfast?
But they aren’t just for the morning. Feeling hangry in the afternoon? Grab a pop tart. Craving something sweet after dinner? A chocolate pop tart will do the trick.
Try them. It is always a good time for this sweet pastry.
Ready for a moist, fluffy cupcake bursting with rich, fudgy melted chocolate? That is what you get when you use melted chocolate chips in your chocolate cupcake recipe.
Intense chocolate flavor, rich dark color. It is your chocolate dream come true.
Swirled Chocolate Meringues
Crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth meringues can be tricky to make. But they sure are worth it!
And meringues with melted chocolate swirled in are gorgeous on a party tray. Make them for birthday parties, baby showers, or holiday festivities.
When you want to reminisce about camping without putting up a tent, make a batch of s'mores dip. Serve it with graham crackers, fruit, or cookies for a special treat any time of year.
Double Chocolate Cookie Bars
Double up the chocolate when you make these delicious chocolate cookie bars. Melted chocolate and cocoa powder make these dark treats intense and popular at any party. Make them once, and your friends will request them every time you show up.
Cooked and Noncooked Melted Chocolate Recipes
Some of these melted chocolate recipes don't need to be cooked. And others can be cooked on the stove or in the microwave.
No need to heat the oven today.
Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate cream cheese frosting is fantastic for frosting chocolate cakes and cupcakes. The frosting is creamy and fudgy with a mild tang.
A taste of light, fluffy homemade chocolate mousse will bring you sheer pleasure. Melted chocolate and whipped cream are an easy way to satisfy your chocolate craving.
You need chocolate sauce! It makes a scoop of ice cream complete, finishes off a baked cheesecake, and brightens apple nachos. Give it a try and find out what you never knew you were missing.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
If buttercream is your go-to frosting choice, you will love adding melted chocolate. Because chocolate buttercream frosting is fluffy with a chocolatey overload. Frost cupcakes, cakes, or cookies.
Foolproof Nestle Chocolate Chips Fudge
The easiest fudge recipe is made with chocolate chips and condensed milk. It is quick and foolproof. Cut it into pieces and enjoy. Or give some away. It makes the best gift.
Get the best foolproof Nestle chocolate chips fudge recipe. Quick, easy directions using the microwave. Fudge sets in 2 hours when chilled.
Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chips
Do you need your hot chocolate fix? Warm milk with melted chocolate, and you will have hot chocolate in about 2 minutes. Nothing could be easier. And it's just what you need on a cold winter night.
Ganache is amazingly versatile. You can drizzle it over a Bundt cake or whip it into a frosting. And it all starts with melted chocolate.
Chocolate Mug Cake
If you just need a bite of cake, not the whole shebang, make a chocolate mug cake. It comes together with a few simple ingredients, a mug, and a microwave.
Make one just for yourself before the kids come home from school. No one will be the wiser.
No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Don't heat up the oven this summer. Make no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies. Melted chocolate, peanut butter, and rolled oats. Simple but incredibly delicious.
Having a hard time finishing your bowl of oatmeal. No worries. A touch of melted chocolate chips swirled into your bowl is just what you need to savor that last bite.
Delicious taste, hearty oats. Breakfast never tasted so good.
Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats
You've done regular Rice Krispies treats. It's time to move on. That is where chocolate Rice Krispies treats enter the picture.
Upgrade your regular recipe to one with an intense chocolate flavor. You won't regret it.
Chocolate Whipped Cream
Chocolate whipped cream is the easiest way to use a small amount of melted chocolate. Melt chocolate chips with heavy cream, chill, and then whip on high speed for an airy frosting.
Light, dreamy chocolate whipped cream is so tasty you might be tempted to eat it straight out of the bowl. But it is also a fantastic way to decorate cupcakes or make a few parfait dessert cups.
If you believe every morning should begin with chocolate, then chocolate waffles are for you. Garnish with whipped cream and blueberries for an exciting breakfast.
Or smear with hazelnut spread for an afternoon snack.
Fill your pie crust with light, airy chocolate filling. It's the chilled pie you will remember days after eating it. Try it once, and you will return to it again and again.
Ready for an easy chocolate dessert? Chocolate pudding is your answer. It is excellent on its own. But you can also fill a cake with it, layer it in a trifle dessert, or garnish it with whipped cream and berries.
Using a chocolate fountain at home is like having Willy Wonka's factory in your very own kitchen. It's fun, it's whimsical, and most importantly, it's delicious.
You need a little oil with your melted chocolate chips, so the fountain runs smoothly. Then enjoy the party you just started.
Chocolate Granola Bars
If you want an on-the-go snack, make homemade granola bars. Melted chocolate, oats, coconut, and walnuts make this tasty bar a snack that will fill you up until dinner.
Chocolate Ice Cream
Homemade chocolate ice cream without melted chocolate in it just isn't complete. It's like eating the knockoff brand when you could have the real deal.
Melted chocolate adds a richness and an unbeatable depth of flavor. As a bonus, you can find little pockets of fudgy goodness in every bite. Give it a try. You won't want to make ice cream without it.
Fondue is the perfect dessert for a cozy night with friends or a romantic date night with your honey. Dip delicious treats in your warm, velvety pool of melted chocolate.
It's unique and memorable. The perfect melted chocolate chip recipe.
Chocolate haystacks are an easy, no-bake treat. Just a few simple ingredients and straightforward instructions make this a recipe you can make with the kids when they are bored.
If you love chocolate in every bite, chocolate-covered goodies are for you. You can coat anything in chocolate, but some of the best foods to cover are nuts, fruit, candy, desserts, or savory fare.
You can coat goodies in melted dark, semi-sweet, or milk chocolate. And even white chocolate (or white coating like candy melts or almond bark).
Couverture chocolate is the best kind of chocolate to use for dipping and dunking. It tastes deeply chocolatey and has a beautiful shine.
See the best ways to melt white chocolate.
Chocolate-covered nuts are the perfect blend of sweet and salty, crunchy and creamy. An easy way to melt chocolate chips is in the microwave at half power.
Then coat them, shake off the excess chocolate, and let them dry in a single layer on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.
These are a few of the tastiest chocolate-covered nuts.
Fruit and chocolate are a beautiful pair. Dried fruits are often entirely covered in chocolate, while fresh fruits are usually dipped. Not always, though.
Here are a few fruits you will love coated in chocolate.
Chocolate-covered candies are wonderful recipes using melted chocolate chips. Here are a few to try.
- Peanut butter cups
- Almond Joy
- Peppermint Patty
- Energy balls
- Peppermint bark
- Chocolate covered caramels
There are dozens of melted chocolate chip dessert recipes. Each one on this list is a chocolate-coated treat.
- Cake balls
- Ice cream bars
- Brownie balls
- Cheesecake bites
Decadent Dipped Desserts
Sometimes you just want a taste of chocolate. That is where chocolate-dipped desserts come in.
Dipped desserts are attractive. They will catch your eye. And they make beautiful dessert trays.
Try dipping fruit, cookies, desserts, and even unexpected savory foods.
Dip fresh fruit in melted chocolate for a beautiful treat. Serve the dipped fruit at a Mothers’ Day brunch or a baby shower.
There are a variety of ways to dip cookies. Both crisp and chewier cookies can be dipped.
Try a couple methods and see which one you like the best. Dip half a cookie only or dip one half in milk chocolate and the other half in white.
Or only coat the bottom of the cookie.
Try dipping these cookies:
- Peanut butter cookies
- Chocolate chip cookies
- Shortbread cookies
- Sugar cookies
- Gingerbread cookies
Most desserts are automatically upgraded when they are dipped in chocolate. Here are a few desserts to dip.
- Rice Krispies treats
- Hot chocolate spoons. Wooden spoons are the best to dip in melted chocolate. Then stir the spoon in a cup of warm milk to make an easy hot chocolate drink.
A quick dip of the cone top in chocolate will make your waffle cone something special. Roll the cone in sprinkles before the chocolate dries. Now that’s fancy.
Chocolate might be sweet, but that doesn't mean you can only dip sweet things in it. Several tasty savories are yummy with a little melted chocolate. Try these dippable foods.
Dipped Granola Bars
When your granola bar is missing something, chances are, it's missing its dip in chocolate. That's right. Just a little dunk in melted chocolate can upgrade your homemade snack.
Dunk the bottom of the bar and let it dry for a fancy look.
Dipped Bowls, Cones, Cups, and Glasses
Sometimes you want your dessert bowl to be decorated. Not covered with chocolate. Just garnished with it. Here are a few items that can be decorated with melted chocolate.
- Glasses (mason jar, wine, etc.)
- Serving cups and bowls
- Waffle bowls
Drizzling chocolate over food is another good way to upscale any dessert recipe. It is easiest to drizzle melted chocolate in a frosting decorating bag.
But if you don't have one, cut the corner off a ziplock bag, and drizzle the melted chocolate through the snipped corner.
Buttery, lightly salted popcorn and melted chocolate make the best-tasting snack. Make a batch before family movie night.
White Chocolate Chex Mix with M&M's
Sweet, salty, crunchy Chex mix is yummy when drizzled with melted chocolate. White chocolate tastes the best with this recipe.
Chex mix is a crowd-pleasing snack or a fun gift to give during the holidays.
Check out easy ways to melt white chocolate.
Chocolate pretzels are an easy recipe. Dunk or drizzle and dry. Done!
Easy Dessert Skewers with Fruit and Cake
Pierce cake cubes, berries, and marshmallows on bamboo skewers. Then drizzle chocolate melts over them. Beautiful and tasty.
Dessert decorations are one of the best ways to use melted chocolate chips. And you can decorate with any type of chocolate.
You can make all sorts of decorations with melted chocolate. Pipe the chocolate onto a cake or dry it first before using the decorations to top the dessert.
- Chocolate curls
Make an easy chocolate bowl with an inflated balloon. When the chocolate dries, deflate the balloon, and the base of the bowl will remain intact. Fill the bowl with all sorts of goodies, and you are ready to roll.
Get Your Chocolate Education
You will find lots of information on chocolate here.
- Learn how to measure chocolate chips correctly, and find out how many chocolate chips are in an ounce, tablespoon, and cup.
- Get the facts on candy melts vs. white chocolate and when to use each. And read how to tell real chocolate from a confectionary coating in the almond bark vs. white chocolate showdown. Hint: white chocolate always contains cocoa butter.
- Check out the info on white chocolate vs. dark chocolate and white chocolate vs. milk chocolate.
- Discover the best ways to melt white chocolate, whether in the microwave or a makeshift double boiler on top of a pot of warm water.
- Use easy techniques to melt regular chocolate chips on the stove or in the microwave.
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