Chocolate is so popular; many people joke that it’s a food group all its own. Usually, finding recipes for chocolate has been found among other recipes in a cookbook. Now, there are many cookbooks out there that are entirely devoted to the use of chocolate in cooking.

Bittersweet Chocolate

For the chocolate lover who prefers bittersweet chocolate, there is Bittersweet: Recipes and Tales from a Life in Chocolate by Alice Medrich. Bittersweet chocolate contains less sugar than the more popular milk chocolate. Many diet conscious people prefer bittersweet. You’ll be amazed at how versatile bittersweet chocolate can be. Some of the recipes include: pasta sauces, soufflés, chocolate cake, brownies, and chocolate mint ice cream

Chocolate Chip Recipes

Julie Hasson has 300 of the best chocolate chip recipes in her book 300 Best Chocolate Recipes. There aren’t just recipes for cakes and cookies, she has recipes for macaroons, muffins, snow cones, and even chocolate flavored beverages. Ms. Hasson also includes recipes for breads, puddings, pies, mousses, and cheese cake.

Savory and Sweet Chocolate Recipes

For someone who wants to try out recipes that aren’t just for desserts, the Mast Brothers have a good number of recipes in their Mast Brothers Family Cookbook. There’s recipes for sauces like a cocoa balsamic vinaigrette and a savory chocolate cream sauce, along with a number of flavorful savory entrees like steak with nibs & peppercorns, cocoa coq a vin, and cacao nib scallops. They also have some wonderful drink recipes like a

Healthy Chocolate Recipes

Finally, for people who love chocolate but are afraid it’s not good for them, there’s 13 Healthy Chocolate Recipes by Natural Family Today. Some recipes include nondairy chocolate bars, dark chocolate cups, chocolate pudding made with gelatin, and chocolate caramel cups made from raw honey and coconut oil.

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