14 Chocolate Chip Recipes You Need to Put On Repeat

Indulgent Treats for Chocolate Lovers of All Ages

Cookie Dough Cheesecake

The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni & Eric Kleinberg

Have you ever looked at a bag of chocolate chips and wondered what else you can do with it besides just baking cookies? Of course, everyone loves chocolate chip cookies—and we've got a couple of insanely good recipes, below—but why limit yourself when there are so many other delicious things you can do with chocolate chips? We've done the creative thinking for you with this collection of our favorite chocolate chip recipes. Use them to whip up winning desserts, special breakfasts, sweets to satisfy an afternoon craving, and kid-pleasing lunch box treats.

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    Cookie Dough Cheesecake Recipe

    Cookie Dough Cheesecake

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni & Eric Kleinberg

    If you like to sneak nibbles of cookie dough when you bake chocolate chip cookies, you will flip for our decadent cookie dough cheesecake. The genius recipe features balls of cookie dough throughout the batter, which nestles in a chocolate chip cookie crust. After baking, you spread on a cookie dough-flavored frosting, and garnish with pieces of crisp chocolate chip cookies. It's cookie dough heaven in every slice.

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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Have you ever longed to devour scoops of raw cookie dough, but been told it's unsafe to eat? Give in to your urges with our chocolate chip-studded cookie dough dip that is made with heat-treated flour and completely egg-free, so you can indulge risk-free. The dip has all of the flavors you want from cookie dough, with a tangy flavor and decadent texture from added cream cheese. Best of all, there is no baking involved, so it's quick and easy—and a great recipe to make with kids.

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    Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

    Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

    The Spruce Eats

    Win friends, delight kids and adults alike, and conquer bake sales with your own homemade spin on America's favorite chocolate chip cookies. Our must-know recipe is a fan-favorite version of the original Toll House cookie recipe, and makes large, chewy-in-the-center, crisp-on-the-edges chocolate chip cookies.

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    Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe

    Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    The Spruce Eats / Diana Rattray

    If you love Ben and Jerry's "Cherry Garcia" ice cream, you will love this homemade version using fresh or frozen cherries. A rich vanilla ice cream base is swirled with melted semi-sweet chocolate chips, and pitted and chopped sweet cherries, to create a cooling and decadent treat that comes together in your ice cream maker.

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    Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe

    Chocolate Chip Pancakes

    The Spruce Eats

    Treat the family to something special for breakfast or brunch with this must-know recipe for perfectly fluffy chocolate chip pancakes. To make these into "chocolate monkey" flapjacks for the kids simply add a mashed overripe banana and a quarter teaspoon of baking soda to the batter.

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    When pumpkin spice season (aka fall) rolls around, skip the line-ups and bake these coffeehouse-style treats at home. Our swoon-worthy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are not only insanely moist and delicious, with flavors of savory pumpkin and melting chocolate, but they will also fill your kitchen with heavenly baking aromas.

  • 07 of 14

    Cannoli Cake Recipe

    Cannoli Cake

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Our stunning cannoli cake embraces everything you love about traditional Italian cannoli, and transforms it into a beautiful layer cake. Instead of fried pastry dough stuffed with creamy ricotta filling, this dreamy dessert features orange-scented cake layers filled with a rich and creamy ricotta cheese and chocolate chip filling, all frosted with a fluffy mascarpone icing, and topped with more chocolate chips and chopped pistachios. It is sure to impress your friends and family at your next Italian-themed dinner party, birthday party, or other cake-worthy occasions.

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    Mint Chocolate Bark Recipe

    Mint Chocolate Bark

    The Spruce Eats / Christine Ma

    Swirly, whirly mint chocolate bark is pretty to look at and even better to eat. This winning candy gets wonderful flavor and smoothness from two kinds of chocolate chips. Top as suggested with a crunchy crust of chopped Andes mints, or create a Christmas version for edible gifting with crushed-up candy canes.

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  • 09 of 14

    Chocolate Chip Pie Recipe

    Chocolate Chip Pie

     Kristina Vanni

    With the texture of a brownie but the taste of a warm chocolate chip cookie, this chocolate chip pie brings two favorite desserts together. A homemade cookie dough batter is poured into a store-bought pie shell and baked until golden brown. The chopped pecans add extra crunch and flavor.

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    Gluten-Free Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

    Gluten-Free Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

    The Spruce Eats / Crystal Hughes

    Give gluten-free kids something to cheer about with our almond flour chocolate chip cookies. They are made just like traditional chocolate chip cookies, but use a gluten-free ingredient in place of the usual wheat-based flour, making them a sweet treat for all to enjoy. They come out of the oven nicely crispy, and a little chewy, with a slightly nutty flavor that enhances the classic cookie treat.

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    Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe

    Chocolate Bread Pudding

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    There's no need for cocoa in this chocolate bread pudding recipe. It relies entirely on chocolate chips, even for the sauce. Ideal for family gatherings, holidays, and other special occasions, it's a guaranteed hit.

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    Easy Chocolate Fondue Recipe

    Easy chocolate fondue recipe

    ​The Spruce Eats / Julia Hartbeck

    Create a fun, easy chocolate dessert experience for sharing with friends when you serve up chocolate fondue. It's so easy to make with melted chocolate chips, heavy cream, and a little vanilla extract. Serve warm from the pot, with your choice of fruits, cookies, or other treats for dipping.

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    Cookie Dough Bark Recipe

    Cookie Dough Bark

    The Spruce Eats / Eric Kleinberg

    Cookie dough bark is so crazy good, you'll have a hard time keeping it on your counter. Imagine real chocolate chip cookie dough, layered in between two slabs of rich chocolate. The recipe is egg-free, so it's safe for kids to eat the batter while you're baking.

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    Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

    Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

    The Spruce Eats

    Kids and adults eating vegan can enjoy some of the most delicious, home-baked chocolate chip cookies around with our essential recipe. The dairy-free and egg-free dough comes together quickly in just one bowl. You get vegan chocolate chip cookies that are perfectly soft and chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside when baked.