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1. Peppermint Pattie Brownies

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The holiday season can be really stressful. You deserve these. Get the recipe at How Sweet Eats.

2. Chocolate Bourbon Pies

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How freaking adorable are these bite-sized boozy vegan pies? Step aside, Sugar Plum Fairy. Get the recipe at Back To Her Roots.

3. Chocolate Caramel Ginger Cookies

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Got a wintertime cold? Ginger can help! Perhaps in the form of these chocolate caramel ginger cookies! Do it for your health. Get the recipe at I Am Baker.

4. Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Yule Log

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The yule log is a Christmas tradition! Make it way better by turning it into a cheesecake, slathered in chocolate sauce. Get the recipe at Sprinkle Bakes.

5. Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

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Look at your fruit cake. Now look at this cake. Now look at your fruitcake. Now look at this cake. The choice is clear. Get the hazelnutty recipe at Flourishing Foodie. Oh, and it has RUM in it.

6. Nutella Cappuccino Brownies

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever, except when it’s these nutella-swirled cappuccino cheesecake brownies, which will probably last thirty minutes, tops. Get the recipe at Girl Versus Dough.

7. Chocolate Pots de Creme

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Look extra fancy at your holiday dinner party by serving these perfect cups of chocolate, topped with homemade whipped cream. Get the recipe at Girl Cooks World.

8. Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

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Dare we say it? These peppermint crinkle cookies are better than Thin Mints. Because they have powdered sugar, and you can eat ‘em hot. Get the recipe at Bakers Royale.

9. Chocolate Stout Affogato

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Stay warm with this affogato which combines all of the most important food groups: chocolate, liquor, ice cream, and espresso. Get the recipe at Katie At The Kitchen Door.

10. Molten Chocolate Pecan Pies

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The only way to make a pecan pie better is by adding MOLTEN CHOCOLATE. Look at that chocolate-pecany gooey goodness and perfect, flaky crust. Get the recipe at Lemon and Mocha.

11. Rich European Hot Chocolate

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Rich. European. Hot. CHOCOLATE. Get your priorities in line with this recipe from Katie At The Kitchen Door.

12. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

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Round like a pumpkin, gooey like a cookie, and stuffed with chocolate chips. Get the recipe at Foodie Crush.

13. Caramel Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

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Ice cream is not a summer food. Ice cream is forever. Ice cream is for ~all time.~ Keep it festive with these salted caramel hot chocolate ice cream cones. Recipe at Iowa Girl Eats.

14. Dark Chocolate Hazelnut English Toffee

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English toffee is one of Christmastime’s finest treats. Dark chocolate hazelnut English toffee is one of the finest treats of all time. Get the recipe at Flavor The Moments.

15. Chocolate Chai Cups

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Clever little bowls of chocolate holding chai-flavored whipped cream? Impressive and delicious. Get the recipe at Sprinkle Bakes.

16. Dark Chocolate Merlot Cupcakes

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Stay warm tonight with these perfect lil’ chocolate and merlot cupcakes. Get the recipe at How Sweet Eats.

17. Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Tart

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Forget chocolate coins. Spin the dreidel for a slice of chocolate coconut macaroon tart. Plus, this recipe just happens to be vegan and gluten-free. NOW we’re talking. Get the recipe at Oh She Glows.

18. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

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‘Tis the season to fill your cheesecakes with chocolate, and then glaze ‘em with chocolate on top. Get the recipe at Smell My Kitchen.

19. Chocolate Almond Butter Bites

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So much better than boxed chocolates. Make a batch of these and give them to your best friends. Get the recipe at Salted Kitchen.

20. Dark Chocolate Beet Brownies

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Leftover beets from Thanksgiving? Toss ‘em into your brownie batter. Just trust me, OK? These brownies are thick and fudgy, and you can pretend they’re a serving of vegetables. Get the recipe at Pinch and Swirl.

21. Brownie Truffles

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Brownie truffles, because holiday magic is real and the world isn’t so bad after all. Get the recipe at Tastes Better From Scratch.

22. White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

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Don’t give gifts, give cupcakes. Like these white chocolate-frosted peppermint chocolate cupcakes. Chocolate on chocolate: Merry Christmas. Get the recipe at Simple Sated.

23. Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Santa baby, just slip a chocolate mousse cake under the tree, for me. Been an angel all year. Get the recipe at Little Figgy.

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