Who doesn’t like chocolate? Chocolate is one of those treats that most people find hard to resist: rich, sweet, smooth flavor that tastes luxurious. Celebrate National Dark Chocolate Day with these 15 dark chocolate recipes from our Food Monster App that are sure to remind you that you have a sweet tooth!

1. Copycat “Reese’s” Peanut Butter Cups

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Dark chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in heaven, especially when you put them together in these super easy to make Copycat “Reese’s” Peanut Butter Cups from Tori Cooper!

2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

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The best homemade no-bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars from Vicky Coates! Made with oats, cashew nuts and vanilla protein and topped with a silky smooth chocolate coating. Gluten free, high protein and refined sugar-free.

3. 4-Ingredient Chocolate Cake Pops

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Want to make something quick but at the same time healthy and beautiful for a party (or for yourself)? These 4-Ingredient Chocolate Cake Pops from Laine Rudolfa are the hit – they’re completely wholesome, gluten-free and the recipe asks only for 4 ingredients!

4. Wagon Wheels

Vegan Wagon Wheels

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These vegan Wagon Wheels from Holly Jade are gluten-free, with homemade cookies, vegan marshmallows, dairy-free chocolate, strawberry jam and coconut for a unique twist. Perfect with a coffee/tea for an afternoon sweet treat!

5. Hot Chocolate Granola

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This easy gluten-free and vegan healthy Hot Chocolate Granola from Kat Condon is full of rich chocolate flavor, chocolate chips and of course, marshmallows! And of course this isn’t just any granola – this is a rich, chocolatey Hot Chocolate Granola!

6. No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

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Nanaimo bars are a Canadian classic and here is a delicious vegan take on it! These No-Bake Nanaimo Bars from Nikki and Zuzana require no oven, just rich ingredients and a little bit of time!

7. Chocolate Tahini Granola Bars

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These Chocolate Tahini Granola Bars from Vicky Coates are bound to be your new favorite sweet treat! A crumbly sweet granola oat base, a creamy and chocolatey layer in the middle and added oaty goodness on top makes these bars pure heaven with none of the artificial ingredients or refined sugars you may find in shop-bought snacks. These bars make a great no-bake recipe, that are quick and easy to prepare and can be created using simple ingredients you’re likely to have in your cupboard.

8. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

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Do you love healthy chocolate truffles? This vegan easy healthy Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles recipe from Petra Vogel is sure to become a favorite in your home. They are so delicious!

9. Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread [Vegan]

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With an infusion of fragrant warm spices and luscious dark chocolate, this Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread from Elsa Brobbey is nothing short of a decadent treat. It’s sweet but not too sweet, not too dense and aromatic. Delicious and tender spiced up banana bread studded with dark chocolate.

10. Dark Chocolate Rocky Road

Dark Chocolate Rocky Road

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This healthy sugar-free Dark Chocolate Rocky Road from Vicky Coates is a quick and easy snack recipe that takes about 10 minutes to whip up! Unlike traditional rocky road, it contains no marshmallows, added sugar or butter but tastes incredible!

11. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

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This recipe is super easy, affordable, involves minimal ingredients, minimal effort, is fun to make, can easily be done in bulk, and the filling could be used for other recipes! What’s not to enjoy about Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs from Gabrielle St. Claire?

12. No-Bake Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

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Satisfy your sweet tooth, with these: No-Bake Dark Chocolate Nut Bars from Angelina Papanikolaou – sweetened with dates and loaded with cashews, nut butter, and hazelnuts.

13. Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce [Vegan]

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Vanilla ice cream with a gooey fudgy chocolate sauce is deliciously iconic – sadly it’s usually full of dairy fat and laden with refined sugar – happily not anymore! It’s super simple to whip up a vegan alternative that tastes amazing with this Chocolate Sauce from Mary Callan!

14. Chocolate Oatmeal and Nut Energy Bars

Chocolate, Oatmeal and Nut Energy Bars

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Oatmeal is one of the most used ingredients in breakfasts and to prepare healthy and satisfying snacks. The best option is energy bars, since you can customize them and add the ingredients that you like the most and they are very easy to take to work, school, gym, or for a vegan picnic. These Chocolate Oatmeal and Nut Energy Bars from Yana Chistyakova are very quick to make and are delicious, perfect for chocolate lovers!

15. Lavender Truffles

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Just 3 ingredients and a bit of time are all you need to make these Lavender Truffles from Natasha Minocha. You can play around with any flavoring of your choice. Add some coffee, chai masala, pumpkin spice, maybe even some peanut or almond butter. You can roll them in cocoa powder, ground almonds/hazelnuts/pistachios, dip them in chocolate, or just eat them plain. They are rich, decadent, and absolutely irresistible! Perfect as a fuss-free dessert when entertaining or for gifting.

Need more chocolate recipes? We highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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