Did you know that February is National Chocolate Lover’s Month?
Actually, there are about 15 different “holidays” celebrating the delectable treat, but it’s become so widely loved that we had to dedicate an entire month to honor its delicious legacy.
And while there are some that would rather cure their sweet tooth with other treats, there’s a large sum of the population that loves themselves a good chocolate bar.
There’s just something about taking that first bite into a fresh chocolate bar that can take you to another dimension filled with sweet memories of childhood—you know what I’m talking about, right?
Recently, we spent some time snacking on our favorite chocolate candy bars, thinking of ways we could expand our palates, and came up with the perfect idea to celebrate National Chocolate Lover’s Month.
Take all the chocolate bars that we love, and turn them into finger-licking desserts that will take your taste buds on a rollercoaster ride of flavor.
Sounds sweeter than Mary Poppins spoonful of sugar, right?
So if you’re someone who’s in love with chocolate as much as we are, and you’re thinking, “I definitely need to celebrate National Chocolate Lover’s Month right now” grab your recipe notebook and jot down these 7 delectable chocolate desserts made from candy bars.
Do you like KitKat bars? What about cheesecake? How about brownies? Now imagine all three of those ingredients combined into one cohesive dessert that sends your taste buds into another dimension.
That’s what you get with this KitKat Cheesecake Brownie recipe from Chocolate Moosey. This thing is packed full of chocolatey goodness and KitKat crunch that is unmatched by any other brownie dessert. Grab a few KitKats from us, peep the recipe above, and enjoy the next time you’re craving a KitKat treat.
Ever heard of a caramel cookie bar? We hadn’t either until we stumbled upon this recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod. It takes everything you love about a Twix candy bar and reimagines it into a cookie bar that would put any baked goods sale to shame.
Made with common household ingredients and some chopped-up classic Twix bars, this chocolate dessert is perfect for your next big party or family gathering that requires some extra sweetness.
Mississippi Mud Cake is an iconic chocolate dessert made with soft chocolate cake, gooey marshmallows, and topped with chopped pecans. Sounds pretty amazing, right? We thought so too, until we found this 3 Musketeer Mississippi Mud Cake recipe from Chocolate, Chocolate, And More, that rocked our world.
Similar to the traditional mud cake, this recipe includes chocolate cake and sweet marshmallows, but instead of the regular pecans, they doubled down on chocolate and added creamy nougat courtesy of 3 Musketeers. If you’re a fan of this candy bar, best believe you’re going to be a fan of this chocolate dessert.
Almond Joys always bring a smile when you bite into them, but we smiled harder than we had in years when we tasted this Almond Joy Cookie recipe. Shoutout to Nums The World for this amazing recipe that combines one of our favorite chocolate candies with another dessert classic, cookies. This recipe is insanely simple and serves 12 delectable desserts, bringing together the incredible flavors of coconut, chocolate, and cookie goodness that we could all use next time we’re craving something sweet.
Get the recipe here.
In the spirit of chocolate candy bars, we had to find a Hershey’s recipe that takes their classic candy to another level, and let’s just say, we did.
This Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar Cake is better than your grandmother’s bundt cake (sorry Nana step aside) and might become your new favorite dessert recipe. Usually, we like to lean on the professionals—real bakers and dessert makers—for their expertise when it comes to concocting desserts, but the people over at Hershey’s nailed this one.
The recipe is super easy to make, takes little to no time, and delivers big on the gooey, chocolatey flavor you won’t find in any other dessert cake.
You know why they wait for dessert at the end right? Because the best things come last and that includes this final chocolate dessert recipe that might just blow your taste buds right out of your mouth.
Introducing Reese’s Monkey Bread: chocolate and peanut butter delight that could put the cookie monster in a sugar coma.
Some of you might be familiar with monkey bread, but if you’re not we’ll be the first to tell you it’s addicting. Think of how addicting mini M&Ms can be, then multiply that by 100 and that’s just a taste of how addicting this loaf of sugary goodness actually is.
When we found a monkey bread recipe with Reese’s, we almost dropped to the floor in disbelief that someone could think of something so delicious and keep it all to themselves.
Luckily Sarah over at The Gold Lining Girl hooked us with the best Reese’s monkey bread recipe on the internet, and you can grab it for yourself right here.
Dessert just got that much sweeter...
There’s liking chocolate and then there is loving chocolate. If you’re like us and you really LOVE chocolate, celebrate National Chocolate Lover’s Month with us and check out one of the six recipes above, grab all the candy you need in our digital aisles, and prepare your sweet tooth for a dessert of epic proportions.