Gallery: Top 10 Chocolate Posts of 2011

10. Taste Test: Hot Chocolate Fudge
10. Taste Test: Hot Chocolate Fudge

Is there a brand of hot fudge you can buy to replicate your childhood scoop shop favorite at home? We conducted a blind taste test of 14 different brands in order to find the most delicious one: super-chocolatey, sweet but not too sweet, and fudgy but not unspoonably thick. Check out the results »

9. Chocoholic: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes
9. Chocoholic: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

We're a little obsessed with these moist chocolate cupcakes, topped with intensely peanut buttery Swiss buttercream and dipped in melted chocolate. Read the full post »

8. Mixed Review: No Pudge vs. Trader Joe's Fat Free Brownies
8. Mixed Review: No Pudge vs. Trader Joe's Fat Free Brownies

Both of these mixes are pretty solid, as fat free brownie mixes go, but those who like their brownies fudgy and gooey will prefer No Pudge. Read the full post »

7. Taste Test: Pre-Made Chocolate Pudding
7. Taste Test: Pre-Made Chocolate Pudding

Which is the best of the pudding snack packs? We tried Jell-o, Kozy Shack, Swiss Miss, Snack Pack, Trader Joe's, and a few others, ranking them on sweetness, chocolate flavor, and overall preference.Read the full post »

6. Twelve Chocolate Cookie Recipes We Love
6. Twelve Chocolate Cookie Recipes We Love

We love oatmeal cookies and gingersnaps, but there's a special place in our hearts for chocolatey cookies right out of the oven. Here are 12 of our favorite recipes to stock your cookie jar.
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5. Taste Test: Supermarket Chocolate Ice Cream
5. Taste Test: Supermarket Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate ice cream should be creamy and silky, with a milk chocolate flavor that makes you a bit nostalgic. We tasted 11 supermarket brands (risking brainfreeze and sugar coma) to find the best grocery-store chocolate ice cream you can buy. Read the full post »

4. Cookie Monster: Nutella Dream Cookies
4. Cookie Monster: Nutella Dream Cookies

These cookies have a soft and cakey chocolate exterior, and they're stuffed with a melty Nutella filling. Dreamy, right? Read the full post »

3. American Classics: Chocolate 'Crack'
3. American Classics: Chocolate 'Crack'

This easy-to-make chocolate bark is notoriously hard to resist. Make a double or triple batch and watch it disappear. You can top it with slivered almonds or toasted coconut if you want to get fancy. Read the full post »

2. BraveTart: Meet the Fauxreo
2. BraveTart: Meet the Fauxreo

Want to make classic Oreos at home? Look no further than Bravetart's Fauxreos. This recipe will help you make the timeless cocoa-flavored snappy wafers, sturdy enough for dunkers, and a sweet vanilla filling for those who like to twist 'em apart and lick out the center.
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1. Five Chocolate Treats That Are Not For Eating
1. Five Chocolate Treats That Are Not For Eating

Here are a few of our favorite non-edible treats for chocolate lovers, including The Chocolator, a scented calculator that looks like a chocolate bar. Read the full post »