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Chocolate-Covered Everything!

Did you know today is National “Chocolate-Covered Everything” Day?

I’d planned on posting a spice cake recipe today… but who wants to see spice cake on a day meant for chocolate?

Saluting all things chocolate-covered…

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Homemade Luna Bars

The best part of these homemade Luna Bars is their crazy-delicious chocolate coating. Feel free to add mini chocolate chips to the bars if you wish. There’s no such thing as too much chocolate.  

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32C Chocolate Cups

Really, you can fill them with anything—peanut butter, almond butter, banana… The important part is that they’re covered in chocolate. Mmmmmmmmmmm.

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Brownie Batter Dip

This recipe, itself, isn’t covered in chocolate. But by dipping foods (or your fingers!) into the decadent chocolate dip, you can cover everything else in chocolate!

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Chocolate-Covered Cupcakes

They may look like those famous cupcakes sold at grocery stores. However, these are much healthier—with an incredible chocolate glaze. Emphasis on incredible.


Chocolate-Pumpkin Cookies

Sweet pumpkin filling, covered in chocolate. I think “covered in chocolate” might just be my favorite phrase in the whole-wide, chocolate-covered world.


Ice Cream Bon Bons

A healthy alternative to the ice cream bon bons sold in stores. That’s not really ice cream in the centers… but it is really chocolate on the outside. Accept no substitutions.

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Brownie Batter Pancakes

If there were such a thing as “chocolate overload” this photo might be it. Luckily, I don’t think chocolate overload exists. So no worries. 

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Chocolate-Covered Thanks:

Early today, my page hit 10,000 facebook fans!

Ironic it was on National Chocolate-Covered Day? I wonder if it happened at midnight…

How are you celebrating today??

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Katie is the baker, photographer, and author of the popular blog Chocolate-Covered Katie. Her favorite food is chocolate, and she believes in eating a balanced diet that includes dessert every single day. More about Katie—> 

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  1. Oh heavens will I celebrate at every single chance I get!!! 🙂 Mmmm- Mmmm- perfect way to celebrate a Friday!

  2. Wow Katie, Congrats! That’s amazing. And Happy Chocolate Covered Day. I actually made fudge last night, yum. Love your recipes! Have a great Friday!

  3. Celebration for sure! Hahah I love the last pic 🙂

  4. Anonymous says:

    Hooray! That is awesome (that is is National Chocolate Covered Day AND that you hit 10,000 fans!) I need to find a way to get some chocolate into my day. I might just eat some of an Endangered Species bar! I am actually celebrating a second Thanksgiving tonight! Weird, I know. My best friend’s mom was in the hospital over Thanksgiving and it is her favorite holiday meal, so we are surprising her today! I am about to bake another vegan pumpkin pie…maybe I will mix in some chocolate chips in my piece…

  5. Rachel says:

    As a new vegan and someone who LOVES to bake I just wanted to say thank you so much for blogging for all of us. I love your recipes and all your Friends references : ) Congrats on hitting 10,000 fans!

  6. Wow that is a lot of fans! I think I have 5 likes at the moment haha! 🙂
    What a perfect day for it to happen on too!

    1. Leave me a link. I’d love to “like” your page!! 🙂

  7. hey well done on your fan count!! I noticed it was getting very close a couple days ago so wondered when it would hit…. as you say the timing couldn’t have been more perfect 😉

  8. Yum, I think today calls for some healthy chocolate cake!

  9. Sarah the official CCK drooler says:

    Happy National Chocolate Covered Day! BTW- can i get a raise? I think my drool reached its max 🙂 ON a (slightly) more serious note i plan to try one of the recipes each day. Except for pumpkin as i dont quite fancy it after thanksgiving. Have a celebratory day!

  10. I will most definitely celebrate today most likely in the form of hot chocolate, and picking chocolates off our gingerbread house! hehe. congrats on the facebook fans!

  11. This day was meant for you! 10,000 Facebook fans wow, that’s amazing! Congrats Katie :).

  12. Amber K says:

    Okay, I have to include more chocolate in my diet Yum! And wow, 10,000 Facebook fans? Congrats! Glad it happened on this holy day 😉

  13. I’ll take one of each please!
    Just kidding. But all that chocolate does look amazing! Great job reaching 10000 fans!

  14. Justin says:

    How do you like that Artisana coconut chocolate bliss? I bought that once (way too expensive) and ate almost the whole thing in one sitting!

    1. I love that stuff too! But yeah, it’s expensive! I don’t really buy it anymore; I make my own:

  15. Haha I feel like every day is some kind of random holiday!

  16. DawnW says:

    Congrats!! I think I’ll be making a couple of your cookie recipes this weekend,hopefully tonight (sugar and choc chip).My mouth is watering thinking about it…

  17. Alyssa says:

    Congratulations!!!!!! And I LOVE the photo! 🙂
    I’d eat shoe leather if it was covered in chocolate.
    But today I think I’ll stick with dark chocolate-covered peanut butter cups from Trader Joe’s.

  18. Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga says:

    Congrats on 10k fans!

    Chocolate covered celebration today will include some chocolate frosted bars I made and some fudge. It’s not chocolate covered, it IS chocolate 🙂

    Enjoy your weekend and this day!

  19. Kristen-vanillabeanvegan says:

    I will celebrate national chocolate day for sure, I already started by making your brownie batter pancakes they were delicious as always, Thanks!! 🙂

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