15 Heavenly White Chocolate Recipes

Sweet, Easy, and Decadent Treats

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

The Spruce / Elaine Lemm

Craving something sweet? Treat yourself to one of these decadent white chocolate recipes. You'll find great ideas here for heavenly desserts made with white chocolate, including sweet cakes, candies, cookies, holiday-ready desserts, and even a profoundly comforting white chocolate bread pudding.

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    White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

    White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

    The Spruce / Elaine Lemm

    Take your cheesecake game up several notches with this insanely rich and fluffy raspberry cheesecake. Made with vanilla-scented cream cheese and white chocolate and topped with fresh raspberry sauce and whole berries, it looks as delicious as it tastes.

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    White Chocolate Cappuccino Fudge

    White Chocolate Cappuccino Fudge

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    Bring a taste of the coffee shop to your candy-making with this delightful cappuccino fudge recipe. Instant coffee is the secret to infusing a classic, creamy white chocolate fudge with robust coffee flavor. The fudge includes marshmallow cream for an extra boost of sweetness, and the finished product has a beautiful swirled pattern that mimics the steamed milk swirls of cappuccino. Makes a fantastic edible gift for coffee lovers this holiday season.

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    White Chocolate Bread Pudding

    White Chocolate Bread Pudding

    The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

    There's no dessert quite as homey and comforting as bread pudding. This sweet and luscious white chocolate bread pudding not only impresses for dessert, but it is also a clever way to use up stale challah or brioche bread. Serve it topped with the included white chocolate sauce as an indulgent treat to enjoy after the weekend or holiday meals.

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    Cookies-and-Cream Bark

    Cookies-and-Cream Bark

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    You need only two ingredients to whip up the cookies-and-cream candy bark of your dreams. Loaded with delectable chunks of chocolate sandwich cookies, this pretty white chocolate candy bark practically begs you to gobble it up. It's also quick and easy to make, so it's a fantastic gifting idea for last-minute holiday invites.

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    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

    The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

    Sweet, vanilla-flavored white chocolate and salty, crunchy macadamia nuts are a match made in cookie heaven. This easy recipe makes a big batch of 4 dozen cookies, perfectly suited for sharing at a holiday cookie exchange or bake sale. Store any leftover macadamia nuts in the freezer in an airtight bag for later use.

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    Champagne White Chocolate Truffles

    Champagne White Chocolate Truffles

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    When you need a fabulous dessert for classy events, make these decadent champagne white chocolate truffles. Creamy, rich, and infused with the delicate sparkling flavor of champagne, they are a truly special treat. Whip them up for New Year's Eve celebrations, anniversary dinners, and other important occasions.

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    White Chocolate and Raspberry Creme Brulée

    White Chocolate and Raspberry Creme Brulee

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    What's not to love about creme brulée, with its delicate silky custard, and the sharp snap of caramelized burnt sugar on top? This exquisite white chocolate and raspberry creme brulée isn't complicated to make in your kitchen and would be right at home in any upscale restaurant. Make it for a sweet ending to romantic steak dinners at home.

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    Cashew White Chocolate Toffee

    Cashew White Chocolate Toffee

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    With a smoky rich flavor much deeper than traditional toffees, this white chocolate toffee is truly irresistible. Chopped salted cashews add phenomenal crunch to the densely sweet and sticky candy. Break it into large pieces for holiday gifting or snacking around the tree.

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    White Chocolate Fudge With Marshmallow and Nuts

    White Chocolate Fudge With Marshmallow and Nuts

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    You don't need a candy thermometer, fancy baking gear, or even an oven to make this creamy white fudge. Simply use the stovetop to melt together white chocolate chips, marshmallow fluff, and a few other basic baking ingredients. Pour the mixture into a pan, chill until set, and then cut into squares. It comes out perfect every time!

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    White Chocolate French Buche de Noel

    White Chocolate French Buche de Noel

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    Create holiday memories that will last forever when you make this show-stopping white chocolate yule log the centerpiece of your Christmas dinner table. With layers of airy vanilla sponge cake, frosted in a thick, fluffy white chocolate buttercream, all dusted in powdered sugar "snow" and decorated with your choice of holiday candies, it is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser at holiday time.

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    White Hot Chocolate

    White Hot Chocolate

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    Brew up this ambrosial white hot chocolate when you crave sweet comfort this winter. Enjoy it by the fireside, or serve it to kids as a sweet warming treat after a busy day of sledding. The ingredient mix is even pretty enough to package up in cellophane bags with candy cane stirrers as a cute edible stocking stuffer.

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    Guinness Blackand White Chocolate Mousse

    Guinness Black and White Chocolate Mousse

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    For those who adore both chocolate and beer, no dessert could be finer than this stunning layered black and white chocolate mousse parfait. Whip it up for a St. Patrick's Day feast or football-watching events. The dark, malty flavors of stout beer pair perfectly with the bittersweet dark chocolate, while the white chocolate layer brings in sweetness.

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    White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

    White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    The tropical taste of coconut adds something special to these gorgeous white chocolate dessert truffles. Make a batch in under an hour for a special dessert that doesn't require advance planning. Or prepare them, up to 2 weeks ahead, storing them in the fridge (allow to come to room temperature before serving).

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    French White Chocolate Soufflé

    French White Chocolate Soufflé

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    Sweet, rich, and custardy in flavor, yet with a light and airy texture, this French white chocolate soufflé never fails to delight dinner guests. If you serve it for a holiday meal, be sure to enhance the dessert's snowy mountain effect with a generous dusting of powdered sugar.

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    White Chocolate Nougat

    White Chocolate Nougat

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    Chewy and sweet, with a hint of vanilla flavor, and studded with dried fruits and pistachios, white chocolate nougat makes a scrumptious treat on its own. Or slice it into squares or rectangles, and drizzle it with melted chocolate, to create your own gourmet candy bars.