After a recent study revealed that dark chocolate can boost both mood and memory, we’ve had some serious chocolate cravings – as if you need scientific justification to eat chocolate! But at least now there’s no room for guilt when you indulge in these seven dark chocolate desserts.

Dark Chocolate Brownies

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Let’s start with an oldie, but a goodie. And this recipe is way better than good. Almond butter, medjool dates and your favorite nut butter make these extra special.

Dark chocolate ganache tartlets

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Adorable. Amazing. Too good to be true? How about all of the above? This no-bake 5-ingredient recipe will be a hit in your home.

Dark chocolate detox bites

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These colorful treats are made with super dark chocolate (at least 70 percent cacao) and your choice of dried fruits, chopped nuts and seeds. They make a great mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack, too.

Silky dark chocolate avocado truffles

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While this is technically a paleo recipe, anyone can enjoy it, and we’re pretty sure you will. Full of healthy fats and tasty antioxidants, these no-bake, 6-ingredient truffles are sinfully good.

Vegan dark chocolate coconut tart

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This tart is truly a sight to behold, and yes – it’s actually healthy. Made with dates, hazelnuts, almonds, roasted cocoa nibs, avocado and dark cocoa powder, this tart takes the cake.

Dark chocolate cashew butter fudge

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To make this easy fudge, all you need is 1 cup of cashew butter (a low glycemic index food) along with 1 cup of dark chocolate (hello antioxidants!). It’s a fun dish to share at your next party or gathering.

3-ingredient dark chocolate mint cups

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If you like Peppermint Patty’s, and you like to roll your sleeves up in the kitchen, this is the recipe for you. Put on your favorite playlist or podcast and whip up this delicious and healthy chocolate mint cups.

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