From Chewy to Crisp: 12 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes for Every Taste

Bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie this week for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Week
From Chewy to Crisp: 12 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes for Every Taste

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Chocolate chip cookies are one of the most popular kinds of cookies because of the melted chips, simple flavor, and varied textures.

Of all the cookies in the world (and there are many to choose from), there is a special place in our hearts for chocolate chip cookies. The smell of melting chocolate mingling with vanilla-scented dough takes us straight back to childhood sleepovers and those special occasions when our parents would indulge us with this sweet treat.

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While everyone has his or her preferences, whether you prefer a salted cookie; a crunchy golden one; or a thick, chewy chocolate chip cookie treat, one thing is certain, this classic cookie is a favorite we will never outgrow.

There are so many ways to adapt this humble cookie, from its most basic version to complex Truffle-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies to the toasty taste of pecan chocolate chip cookies and wholesome oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Try your hand at making the perfect cookie as a simple after dinner dessert to serve alongside ice cream or milk or package these portable treats for edible gifts and party favors.

For more chocolate chip inspiration, check out these 12 chocolate chip cookies that include a recipe for every preference and taste.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.