Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whether you prefer your chocolate chip cookies with chunks or chips, chewy or crispy, you'll find a cookie recipe here that you're sure to love.


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Essential Chocolate Chip Cookies

    This chocolate chip cookie recipe is for the true chip lover -- a whopping three cups of chocolate chips are stirred into the dough.

Serving size: about 60 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F per batch
2/21
Peanut Butter and Banana Drops

    Dried banana chips add a fruity crunch to these four-ingredient peanut butter cookies.

Serving size: about 40 cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F per batch
3/21
Chocolate Chip Kisses

    A sprinkle of powdered sugar lends an elegant touch to these triple-spiced chocolate chip cookies.

Makes: 32 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F 
4/21
Sweet-Salty Almond Chocolate Chippers

    Both ground and sliced almonds add nutty flavor to these irresistible chocolate chip cookies. Make them ahead if you like; they freeze beautifully for up to 3 months.

Makes: 30 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   10 mins  to  12 mins  350°F 
5/21
Chocolate-Peanut Blowouts

    Melty chocolate chips, crunchy honey-roasted peanuts, and super rich chocolate-covered peanut butter cups take these cookies over the top.

Makes: 30 servings
Serving size: about 30 cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   10 mins  350°F per batch
6/21
Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

    Inspired by popular breakfast cookies, these cookies are a sweet treat any time of day -- and they're loaded with healthy oats, wheat germ, dark chocolate, dried cranberries, and walnuts.

Makes: 30 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   9 mins  350°F 
7/21
Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft tofu gives these double-chocolate cookies a lusciously soft, almost cakelike texture.

Makes: 54 servings
Serving size: 4-1/2 dozen cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   8 mins  to  10 mins  375°F 
8/21
Mexican Chipotle Chocolate Bites

    Chipotle chile pepper adds a touch of heat to these chocolaty cookies, while ganache filling adds a luxurious twist.

Makes: 25 servings
Serving size: about 25 sandwich cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   6 mins  350°F per batch
9/21
Food Processor Chocolate Chip Cookies

    If you're in a rush, let your food processor do the work for you. This easy cookie recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Serving size: 48
Prep   20 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F 
10/21
Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These cookies are bursting with different textures and flavors: soft raisins, rich peanut butter, chewy oats, crunchy chocolate chips, and spicy cinnamon.

Makes: 40 servings
Serving size: 40 cookies
Prep   20 mins 
Bake  10 hrs  350°F per batch
11/21
Chocolate Chip Sunflower Cookies

    It takes less than 30 minutes to make and bake a batch of these delightful cookies. Just add coconut and sunflower kernels to purchased chocolate chip cookie dough, then bake.

Makes: 30 servings
Serving size: Makes about 2-1/2 dozen cookies
Prep   20 mins 
Bake   9 mins  375°F per batch
12/21
Double Dark Chocolate Cookies

    Chocolate lovers will adore these chewy chocolate cookies studded with large chunks of bittersweet chocolate.

Makes: 36 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   12 mins  350°F 
13/21
Super-Duper Chocolate Kisses

    These simple cookies start with purchased cookie dough and take just 8 minutes to bake. Cocoa powder, sprinkles, and candies add lots of chocolaty goodness.

Makes: 40 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F per batch
14/21
Ultimate Chocolate-Dipped Cookies

    Rich double-chocolate chip cookies are dipped in dark chocolate ganache to make them even more decadent.

Serving size: about 72 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  350°F per batch
15/21
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dunkers

    Brushing these crunchy biscotti cookies with melted chocolate gives them extra appeal.

Makes: 18 servings
Serving size: 18 cookies
Prep   45 mins 
Cool  1 hr 
Bake   45 mins  350°F 
16/21
Chocolate-Almond Sugar Cookies

    These sweet and chewy double-chocolate cookies have a secret ingredient: amaretto.

Makes: 72 servings
17/21
Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies

    Fans of chocolate-hazelnut spread are in luck: These ultrachocolaty cookies are made with a whole jar of the stuff. Toasted hazelnuts and drizzled white chocolate make them even more irresistible.

Makes: 48 servings
Serving size: 4 to 5 dozen cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Cool   2 mins 
Bake  10 hrs  350°F per batch
18/21
German Chocolate Cookies

    These coconut- and pecan-flecked double-chocolate cookies pay homage to German chocolate cake.

Serving size: about 35 cookies
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   8 mins  350°F per batch
19/21
Ultimate Bar Cookies

    These mouthwatering bars combine walnuts, macadamia nuts, white chocolate, and chocolate chips into one amazing treat.

Makes: 36 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   30 mins  350°F 
20/21
Caramel-Nut Chocolate Chip Bars

    Rolled oats and chopped nuts add heartiness to refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough. Caramel sauce and shredded coconut add sweetness.

Serving size: 36 bars
Prep   15 mins 
Bake   35 mins  350°F 
21/21
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