Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
There are many deeply satisfying desserts, but one of the most popular treats among kids and adults alike is a chocolate chip cookie. There's nothing like taking a bite of a crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside cookie as warm chocolate oozes out and butter leaves a faint residue on your fingers. Chocolate chip cookies are a simple delight, so we're celebrating them here with a collection of our most delectable recipes.
Start with a classic—our recipe for Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies is timeless. The all-butter batter and combination of granulated sugar and brown sugar create a rich dough with an even texture. If you're gluten-free, bake a batch of our Five-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies, which use almond butter to bind the dough together. Best of all, they come together in just 30 minutes, so who could resist whipping up a batch any day of the week?
Of course, classic chocolate chip cookie dough can be the base for so many other delicious add-ins. Anyone with a serious sweet tooth will love our Caramel-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies, which are the cover star of Martha Stewart's Cookie Perfection ($18.29, amazon.com), our founder's 95th cookbook. Each cookie is stuffed with a store-bought caramel (no need to make your own), which results in an ooey-gooey surprise on the inside.
If you're looking for an impressive way to serve chocolate chip cookies (that's actually easy!), bake a whole batch of dough in a cast-iron skillet. Our Chocolate-Chip Oat-Coconut Skillet Cookie is filled with rolled oats, sweetened coconut flakes, and chocolate chips for a textural sweet slice. Fancy a little bit of heat? Then our Spicy Chocolate Cookie is right up your alley. It's a double chocolate chip cookie inspired by Mexican hot chocolate—cinnamon and cayenne pepper are the key ingredients for creating bold flavor.
Whether you choose to chill your dough or not, use chocolate chunks or chocolate chips, everyone will be able to agree that these chocolate chip cookie recipes are completely fabulous.
Buckwheat Chocolate-Chip Cookies with Sea Salt
Looking for a way to upgrade the standard chocolate chip cookie? Try this recipe where buckwheat flour brings a distinctive nutty flavor to the traditional dough. The finishing touch is a sprinkling of flaky sea salt, which is a fabulous contrast to sweet chocolate.
Chocolate-Chip Oat-Coconut Skillet Cookie
Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
When you want a classic chocolate chip cookie, this is the recipe to make. While some people prefer cakey cookies and others fancy crispy, we think this one will please everyone.
Caramel-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
A fun twist on the chocolate chip cookie, a caramel surprise in every bite is sure to delight.
Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Bacon Potato-Chip Chocolate Cookie
Occasionally known as the kitchen sink cookie, this is a fabulous combination of salty meets sweet. We can't get enough of finely chopped bacon, crushed potato chips, and chopped dark chocolate.
Five-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Farro Chocolate-Chunk Cookies
For a healthier take on a traditional chocolate chip cookie, try using farro flour, which adds even more dark, nutty flavors to the cookie dough. Another surprising inclusion is the dried fruit. The result is more texture and a fun complement to the sweet chocolate.
Spicy Chocolate Cookies
If you love sipping on a mug of Mexican hot chocolate, you'll adore these spicy chocolate chip cookies. Cinnamon and cayenne pepper add a hint of heat to the chocolate dough.
Pecan, Oat, and Dark-Chocolate-Chunk Cookies
Chock-full of pecans, rolled oats, and chopped dark chocolate, these nutty, chunky cookies are a chocolate chip cookie with a bit more body.
Cornmeal Chocolate-Chunk Cookies with Raisins and Fennel Seeds
We're calling this our new favorite chocolate chip cookie. Fragrant fennel, bright golden raisins, sweet milk chocolate, and grainy cornmeal create a unique, absolutely fabulous dessert.