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02/27/2014 08:45 am ET Updated Feb 27, 2014

15 Times We Didn't Hate White Chocolate (RECIPES)

How Sweet It Is

When it comes to white chocolate, there are a lot of haters. We recently asked our readers if they felt that white chocolate's bad reputation was deserved and the responses revealed just how little people respected this pale chocolate (-ish) product. Between scores of snickering that white chocolate is not real chocolate and the rest who complained about its cloyingly sweet quality, we began to feel bad for white chocolate.

We know that white chocolate isn't technically chocolate because the cocoa solids have been removed during production. We also admit that there are a lot of bad white chocolate bars in circulation, but there are also many companies that make white chocolate into something we take pleasure in eating. Also, there are white chocolate macadamia nut cookies which will forever make white chocolate okay in our book.

Plus, we found these 15 recipes that we're pretty sure will turn all you haters into fans. It's time to give white chocolate another chance.

  • 1 Sandwich Cookies With White Chocolate Creme Filling
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/oatmeal-cranberry-sandwich-cookies-with-white-chocolate-creme-fill
    Two Peas and their Pod
  • 2 Salted White Chocolate + Toasted Cardamom Bar With Coconut + Limequat Zest
    <strong>Get the S<a href="http://food52.com/recipes/16190-salted-white-chocolate-toasted-cardamom-bar-with-coconut-limequat-z
    Elizabeth Howes/Food52
  • 3 White Chocolate Fennel Truffles
    <strong>Get the<a href="http://food52.com/recipes/21304-white-chocolate-fennel-truffles" target="_blank"> White Chocolate Fen
    James Ransom/Food52
    Get the White Chocolate Fennel Truffles recipe by Sophie R. via Food52
  • 4 White Chocolate Buttermint Ice Cream
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/08/white-chocolate-buttermint-ice-cream/" target="_blank">White Cho
    How Sweet It Is
  • 5 Shortcut White Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Rolls
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bellalimento.com/2013/07/15/white-chocolate-covered-cinnamon-rolls/" target="_blank">Shor
    Bell'alimento
  • 6 Matcha-White Chocolate Mousse
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/24873-matcha-white-chocolate-mousse" target="_blank">Matcha-White Chocolat
    Lisa Muller/Food52
    Get the Matcha-White Chocolate Mousse recipe by Lisa Muller via Food52
  • 7 White Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/09/white-chocolate-peanut-butter-oatmeal-cookies/" target="_blank">
    How Sweet It Is
  • 8 White Chocolate Whipped Cream
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/26463-white-chocolate-whipped-cream" target="_blank">White Chocolate Whipp
    James Ransom/Food52
    Get the White Chocolate Whipped Cream recipe by Alice Medrich via Food52
  • 9 White Chocolate And Fresh Grated Coconut Cake
    Get the White Chocolate and Fresh Grated Coconut Cake recipe by frogincottage via Food52
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    Get the White Chocolate and Fresh Grated Coconut Cake recipe by frogincottage via Food52
  • 10 Chewy Black + White Chip Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies With Marshmallow Buttercream Filling
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2013/12/chewy-black-white-chip-oatmeal-sandwich-cookies/" target="_blank
  • 11 Valrhona's Caramelized White Chocolate
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/20716-valrhona-s-caramelized-white-chocolate" target="_blank">Valrhona's C
    James Ransom/Food52
    Get the Valrhona's Caramelized White Chocolate recipe by Genius Recipes via Food52
  • 12 Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cookies
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/lemon-blueberry-pudding-cookies/" target="_blank">Lemon Blueberry
    Two Peas and Their Pod
    Get the Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cookies recipe by Two Peas and Their Pod
  • 13 White Hot Chocolate
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/15469-white-hot-chocolate" target="_blank">White Hot Chocolate recipe</a>
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    Get the White Hot Chocolate recipe by astrofiammante via Food52
  • 14 White Chocolate Chunk Lavender Ice Cream
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2014/01/white-chocolate-chunk-lavender-ice-cream/" target="_blank">White
    How Sweet It Is
  • 15 Red Velvet Roll Cake With White Chocolate-Cream Cheese Filling
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2014/02/10/red-velvet-roll-cake-with-white-chocolate-cream-cheese-fill
    Brown Eyed Baker

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