When searching for a snack to satisfy a sweet tooth, chocolate is a classic go-to. When you are a chocolate lover like me, always having chocolate snacks in the house is a must.
You might want to see chocolate take center stage, or step back as more of a supportive role to other flavors.
Called the “drink of the gods” by the Mayans, humans have enjoyed the rich and creamy cocoa flavor so much over the centuries that we’ve invented hundreds of different recipes to enjoy it.
Whether you are on the side or time-tested traditional or more creative, there’s bound to be a chocolate snack recipe that offers what you’re looking for.
Some fun ideas for a sweet snack to enjoy for movie nights with your family or friends could be Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Rings, Chocolate Fudge Balls, or Chocolate-Covered Popcorn.
Craving s’mores but you don’t have an outdoor fire pit or a fireplace, well look no further we’ve found a way for this classic family snack to be made and enjoyed indoors, #22.
Running short on time?
You might find that the best chocolate snacks aren’t necessarily going to take up your entire day to put together.
Below, we’ve gathered up our favorite recipes with chocolate to help you decide what to make without spending too much time or energy in the process.
No need to dirty a bunch of dishes for this one.
Simply buy three ingredients, assemble by hand, and enjoy!
These are perfect for letting the kids help make and just the right size for that pop-in-your-mouth element of fun.
You might enjoy using different colored M&Ms for upcoming holidays or favorite sports teams.
If you eat more health-conscious, you might prefer to stay away from the average chocolate snack recipes that are high in sugar.
These chilly treats involve only a handful of ingredients, all of which are better for you than most desserts.
The assembly time is minimal—you’ll only have to account for a few hours in the freezer before you can enjoy the payoff.
Sometimes called “puppy chow,” this American classic is among the easiest chocolate snacks to make.
Part of the appeal – besides how tasty it is – is how many options there are to make it.
Use different Chex cereal, or mix up the chocolates you use, for different flavors.
Let the kids help put it together for a fun family activity before having company.
These tried-and-true Chocolate Macaroons are to die for!
If a rich, creamy dessert is what you crave, there’s no better way to expand on chocolate than making it into a pudding.
Spend just a few minutes at the stove, and then enjoy this milky treat with a giant spoon.
It keeps in the fridge so you can make extra for family and friends, or nibble on it a bit at a time over a long weekend.
For the caffeine addict who craves chocolate, look no further than this piece of heaven.
It’s sugar and gluten-free, and low-carb, making it a health-conscious option for sweet tooth cravings.
With minimal ingredients and prep time, and the potential for several flavor additions, we think this one is a shoo-in for the best chocolate snack recipes.
With only two ingredients (more if you want to get fancy and add toppings), bacon with chocolate is a creative sweet-and-salty treat for everyone.
Make it as an addition to brunch, or lie out a platter for game day.
Though this one requires a bit more hands-on effort involved, the creamy-rich result is worth it.
Just ten minutes gives you a delicious sweet frosting to taste by itself or add to cakes, muffins, and other treats.
Who hasn’t had a fingerful of yummy chocolate icing as a snack once in a while?
These cute little fudgy treats circumvent many health issues such as nut and gluten allergies.
With only three ingredients, they can satiate everyone’s heavy chocolate craving.
Have one or many, and savor both the flavor and texture of these delightful roly-poly chocolate snacks.
Try this white chocolate offering for an easy chocolate snack that’s a little off the beaten path.
The combo of salty and sweet—plus the fact that it doesn’t require a preheated oven— means this delectable bite is as simple as it is delicious.
Boozy and decadent, this dessert cocktail is sure to be a hit at any adult party.
Elevate it with a garnish, or keep it simple with just three alcoholic ingredients.
This timeless treat is simple, but it’s easy to dress up if you want a more sophisticated version.
Mix it up with different kinds of chocolate or fruit, or lie out a variety of them all for a sumptuous sampler.
Add coconut or nuts for a next-level offering.
For a quick chocolate snack, try adding chocolate chips to muffins.
With no-frills and easy assembly, they’re the perfect way to get that hint of chocolate without going overboard on sugar.
The mug cake trend took us by storm a few years ago and seems to be sticking around.
Though this recipe requires a few extra ingredients than some of the others on our list, it makes up for it with nearly effortless bake time.
Is it a cake? A pudding? All we know for sure is, it’s sinfully delectable without the guilt!
Some ice cream recipes require details of time and effort that not all of us have to spare.
This one keeps things simple. Just combine ingredients, throw into the blender, and freeze.
To some snackers with a sweet tooth, there’s no better way to elevate chocolate than marrying it to its creamy partner, peanut butter.
This healthy option provides multiple nutrients in just one tightly-packed little roll of goodness.
Have a few for breakfast, or pop one into your mouth on the way out the door to a workout.
Their low-glycemic content will fuel you for hours after snacking, and if you don’t finish them all off in one sitting, they keep well in the fridge.
You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy these crunchy delights, but a list of chocolate snack recipes wouldn’t be complete without a dairy-free option.
Made with only three ingredients, they’re easy and quick to make and engaging enough to start a conversation in the kitchen.
Besides peanut butter, caramel may be a second-runner-up as a favorite accompaniment to chocolate.
The two flavors are each versatile on their own, but when similar textures combine, they meld together for a decadent combination.
Not a fan of milk chocolate?
Dark chocolate elevates with just the right bite of bitter for a more mature indulgence.
White chocolate has the same appealing texture as milk chocolate, but with a flavor that some prefer to its alternatives.
This incredibly light dessert uses only two ingredients and is easy enough that even the kids can do it.
Enjoy by the spoonful after dinner, or add fruit for a healthy twist on dessert breakfast.
For another healthful snack, trail mix is a fantastic opportunity to get your sugar fix along with some nutrients.
Use dark chocolate to bring out the natural fruit and nut flavors, as the sweetness of milk chocolate would overpower them.
When mixing chocolate with alcohol, the right chocolate makes all the difference. We find that bittersweet does the most without the sweetness overpowering the boozy flavors.
These chocolate bourbon balls are the best of both worlds—and super easy to make, too.
Serve at a holiday party for an enticing snack that appeals to grown-ups with good taste.
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22. Indoor S’mores
As fun as it is, we can’t always roast s’mores over a bonfire if the weather isn’t right for it.
Fortunately, this indoor version of the classic and easy chocolate snack means that you can get the same gooey treat with just a few minutes in the oven.
Drizzle whatever type of chocolate you want over this snack that is an irresistible meld of sweet and savory.
This is the perfect recipe for game night, a fun activity with the kids, or when the midnight munchies strike.
The bottom line
While you’re perusing this list of chocolate snacks to alleviate your next snack attack, let us know in the comments which is your favorite one.
And if you just can’t get enough, here’s your chance to add to your epic list of snacks made with chocolate—Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cookies made from an easy cake mix!
- Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Rings
- Chocolate Banana Split Popsicles
- Chex Muddy Buddies
- 5-Minute Chocolate Pudding
- Coffee Chocolate Bark Candy
- Chocolate-Covered Bacon
- Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
- Chocolate Fudge Balls
- Potato Chip Clusters
- Chocolate Martini
- Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
- Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins
- Keto Microwave Chocolate Treat
- Chocolate Banana Ice Cream
- No-Bake Energy Balls
- Vegan Chocolate Crunch Cup
- Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake
- Caramel & Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods
- Easy White Chocolate Mousse
- Dark Chocolate Trail Mix
- Bittersweet Chocolate Bourbon Balls
- Indoor S’mores
- Chocolate-Covered Popcorn
- Find your favorite recipe from our chocolate snacks list.
- Gather all the ingredients needed.
- Start cooking and make us proud!