Special Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

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The Toll House cookie claims the distinction of first chocolate chip cookie, but since the development of that iconic recipe, still printed on bags of Nestle chocolate chips, bakers across the country have taken the idea and made it their own. It's often the first thing a child helps make in the kitchen, and entire cookbooks filled with variations exist. The overwhelming number of recipes might make you feel like running to the cookie aisle at the grocery store. Resist the urge and try one of these special chocolate chip cookie recipes instead.