Beyond the Cookie: 21 Irresistible Chocolate Chip Desserts

Beyond the Cookie: 21 Irresistible Chocolate Chip Desserts

Enjoy chocolate chip cookies in a multitude of forms

There’s a good chance of finding a half-used bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips in most homes across America. It’s a pantry staple, on hand to satisfy the nation’s craving for chocolate chip cookies — a classic sweet treat that can whipped up in a flash.

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Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? From raw cookie dough directly from the tube; to crispy cookies eaten straight out of the oven piping hot and still soft; to cold cookies that have been allowed to crisp up, served with a cold glass of milk, every stage of chocolate chip cookie consumption is a wonderfully delicious moment.

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Luckily, the delight of chocolate chip does not need to end with a cookie. From brownies and tarts to cheesecake and cocktails, you can go seriously OTT when it comes to chocolate chip cookies. Click on for 20 delectable, lip-smacking chocolate chip cookie recipes.