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
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. 

Bacon Potato-Chip Chocolate Cookie

In the venerable tradition of kitchen sink and compost cookies aka cookies with lots of (unexpected) add-ins, comes these salty-sweet treats. We use dark chocolate to balance the saltiness of the bacon pieces and potato chips.

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

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

Chocolate-Chip Oat-Coconut Skillet Cookie

A guaranteed crowd-pleaser, this big, chewy cookie is chock-full of oats, coconut, and chocolate. Cut slices and serve warm with ice cream.

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.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.6 stars
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
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
Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Alexis's Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.75 stars
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.

Cornflake-Chocolate Chip-Marshmallow Cookies

Rating: 3.76 stars
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.

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.

Martha's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Martha's made many versions of these cookies over the years. Her latest, greatest recipe boasts crisp edges, chewy centers, and best of all, lots and lots of chocolate chips -- a whopping 4 1/2 cups go into the batter.

Jacques Torres's Secret Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.72 stars

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