9 Amazing Things You Can Do With Chocolate Chip Cookies (Recipes)
Who doesn't love chocolate chip cookies?
There's just something about that crunchy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside, softly toffee-flavored treat that is just fabulous and a classic for a darn good reason.
If you love these classic treats, you sure aren't alone. Get ready to mix up some dough and check out some of the best ever cookie-inspired desserts:
1. The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever
Let's start with the basics. If you love decadent chocolate chip cookies that are a little crispy around the outside but still have a little chew and goo in the middle, make the classic ones. Alternately, you can also check the recipes for crispy, cakey or bakery-style ones, so there's something for everyone here.
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge
The edible cookie dough gets swirled throughout the whole batch of fudge, so you'll feel like you're just taking bite after bite of super decadent, silky, melt-in-your-mouth rich dough.
3. Banana Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies
Bananas and zucchini make this dessert almost healthy, and they actually add a really nice, moist earthiness to these sweet cookies. You can probably even sneak these to your kids and they'll be none the wiser.
4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Bars
These are just about as easy as baking cookies. All you need to do is roll out your favorite cookie dough recipe (refer to #1 if you need, or just grab some break-and-bake stuff from the store) into a square, bake it, chop it, then spread with ice cream and filling. It's so easy!
5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
AKA another way to get away with eating straight-up cookie dough while maintaining some semblance of fanciness. These would be great topped with a drizzle of caramel and a sprinkle of sea salt, too.
6. THE Best Brookies
Chocolate chip cookies might be perfect in their traditional form, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't keep building from there. Whip up these gorgeous cookies, made up of half brownie dough, that will wow brownie lovers and cookie purists alike.
7. Pistachio Chocolate Chip Pound Cake
If you're looking for something sophisticated and a little different, this green, moist cake dotted with bittersweet chocolate and rich pistachios will do it for you.
8. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Stuffed Cupcake
Yeah, that's right! You can totally combine your two favorite desserts, and it's so easy! All you do is remove a little piece of cupcake from the center and pipe it full of edible raw cookie dough. It's so good!
9. Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Yep! You can turn your favorite summer treat into a sweet, gooey cookie. Who knew?