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: 4 stars 9054
A homemade chocolate chip cookie just hits the spot. It's a comforting treat that combines nostalgia and deliciousness, especially when it's as good as this, our very best soft chocolate chipe cookie. We use plenty of unsalted butter and a combination of brown sugar with some granulated sugar to create the chewy and soft texture you love. Use good quality chocolate chips and don't overmix the cookie dough, you want the cookies to be tender whether you pair them with a glass of milk or a frothy coffee. 

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.5 stars 582
Baking, simplified: One pan and two steps create this soft, gooey, giant cookie.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.5 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.

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.

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 1190
Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

Crisp and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.5 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.

Alexis's Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.5 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.

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.

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 605
Adding more granulated sugar gives this classic thin and crispy cookie its crunch.

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3 stars 253
This classic recipe is always a hit with the family.

Banana-Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 389
In one batch of hearty cookies, find the flavors of two bakery classics: chocolate chip cookies and banana bread. Chopped walnuts and rolled oats add texture and more layers of taste.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our All-Time Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
Whether you're team chewy or team crispy, there's a delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe here for everyone.
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.
Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Rating: 3.5 stars 441

These rich cookies should seem a bit soft when you take them out of the oven. They firm up as they cool, so be careful not to overbake them.