White Chocolate Recipes
Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and White Chocolate
Though it doesn't look like chocolate, white chocolate is indeed a product of the cocoa bean. Real white chocolate is ivory-colored rather than pure white, because its chief ingredient, cocoa butter, is actually yellow. Browse our collection of desserts starring white chocolate, including cookies, candy, sherbet, cake, frosting, and more.
Tangy dried apricots temper the sweetness of white chocolate in these chewy oatmeal cookies. Add toasted, chopped pecans or walnuts to the dough if you like.
White-Chocolate Clusters with Fruit and Nuts
Arrange dried fruit and nuts atop spoonfuls of melted white chocolate chips to create these easy, attractive candies. Use your choice of cranberries, cherries, or chopped apricots with pistachios, almonds, pecans, or macadamia nuts.
White Chocolate-Gingerbread Blondies
White chocolate chunks are a sweet and creamy contrast to the molasses-and-spice flavor of these chewy bar cookies. Serve them with a tall glass of milk or a mug of hot cocoa.
White-Chocolate Hot Cocoa with Coconut and Rum
This luxurious and exotic twist on hot cocoa combines white chocolate with cream, coconut milk, and a splash of rum. Serve it on a chilly night and dream of tropical climes.
White Chocolate-Chunk Cookies
Coconut, golden raisins, walnuts, and oats turn these cookies into a hearty treat. Feel free to switch the raisins and walnuts for any other dried fruit and nut combination you like.
White Chocolate Sherbet
White Chocolate, Hazelnut, and Cherry Triangles
Toasted hazelnuts, dried cherries, and white chocolate chunks fill these chocolate icebox cookies. If you prefer, you can shape the logs of dough to create round or square cookies rather than triangles.
White Chocolate-Sweet Potato Cake
The humble sweet potato reaches great heights in this impressive layer cake. The moist, lightly spiced cake layers are slathered with white chocolate mousse and sprinkled with toasted macadamia nuts.
Semifreddo (meaning "half-cold" in Italian) is a mousselike frozen dessert, here spiked with amaretto liqueur and enriched with white chocolate. Serve with a glass of Champagne or a demitasse of espresso for the perfect finale to a romantic dinner.
Persimmon-White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Rustic bread pudding is dressed up with a rich, sweet sauce thickened with white chocolate and persimmon puree. This dessert can be assembled a day ahead and baked while you eat dinner.