Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Our definitive collection of chocolate chip cookie recipes includes gluten-free, vegan, oatmeal-chocolate chip, and chocolate chip cookie bars. Don't miss the bacon potato-chip chocolate cookie, either!

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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.75 stars 9054
Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. This cookie—which is made in the soft and chewy style—gives you both the nostalgia of childhood bake sales and the satisfying, grown-up flavors of dark chocolate. After just three steps and a quick bake in the oven, the only thing you'll need is a glass of cold milk or frothy coffee. 

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.63 stars 582
Baking, simplified: One pan and two steps create this soft, gooey, giant cookie.

Alexis's Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.75 stars 415
Unlike traditional recipes, this batter produces very flat and crisp chocolate chip cookies. Use an ice cream scoop to ensure even baking and uniform size. They spread wide on the pan while baking.

Five-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

Longing for homemade chocolate chip cookies in a snap? Nut butter does double duty by replacing both flour and regular butter in these five-ingredient, two-bite (gluten-free!) treats.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.6 stars 396
These cookies are crispy at the edges, chewy in the center, and loaded with 2 kinds of chocolate. Feel free to add 2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans to the dough.

Crisp and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.66 stars 683
Cookie people take sides. You're either a soft-and-chewy fan or a lover of thin and crisp. But everyone goes for these chocolate chip treats. They're soft in the middle, slightly crunchy at the edges, and extra-big.

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

Rating: 3.73 stars 1190
Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

Caramel-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's hard to improve upon a giant -- and downright delicious -- chocolate chip cookie, but we've found a way: Stuff it with caramel! The secret to this recipe is freezing the balls of dough for just 15 minutes before baking. That way, the center cooks more slowly, and you achieve that blissful balance of melted, gooey interiors and crispy edges.

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.46 stars 605
Adding more granulated sugar gives this classic thin and crispy cookie its crunch.

Cornflake-Chocolate Chip-Marshmallow Cookies

Rating: 3.76 stars 424
A bowl of cereal, s'more, and cookie all rolled into one, this recipe from Christina Tosi's "Momofuku Milk Bar" cookbook is guaranteed to please.

Jacques Torres's Secret Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.72 stars 1063
This delicious recipe for Jacques Torres's secret chocolate chip cookies is one of Martha's all-time favorites.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
Whether you're team chewy or team crispy, there's a delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe here for everyone.
Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Rating: Unrated 252
If you prefer a crispier texture, bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes.

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.43 stars

A generous helping of two types of chips--semisweet and milk chocolate--makes these soft, cakey cookies--an alternative to the traditional recipe--even more tempting than usual.