12 Updates To The Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie

by Food52

When it comes to classic cookie recipes, none are more celebrated than good old chocolate chip. Everyone's favorite after-school, after-dinner, anytime snack, the standard chocolate chip cookie recipe is something you probably grew up with. Delicious, dependable, and there for you whenever you need it, your love for the chocolate chip cookie has withstood the test of time. But now that you're a fancy adult, it's time to give this old-school dessert staple a grownup twist as well. That's where our friends at Food52 come in. From warm, gooey cookie skillets to cookies flavored with rich ingredients like espresso, vanilla, dark chocolate, and coconut, these 12 recipes will remind you why exactly you fell in love with this sweet treat in the first place — and how to give it a yummy update that's still just as satisfying. Who's ready to start baking?

As cookies go, the chocolate chip cookie is an icon. Everyone's got a recipe from their mom or grandma or Aunty-So-and-So. It's very likely that they're all good, different in their own way, but nonetheless dependably excellent. Here at Food52, we like to celebrate the chocolate chip cookie in all its many incarnations. Here are 12 reasons to bake and enjoy them:

1. Pierre Hermé & Dorie Greenspan's World Peace Cookies by Genius Recipes

2. Giant, Melty Skillet Cookie by Marian Bull

3. Triple Chocolate Espresso Cookies by flourchild

4. Deep Chocolate Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chips by Cara Eisenpress

5. Quinoa Cookies with Coconut & Chocolate Chunks by Loves Food Loves to Eat

6. Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies by Kim Boyce

7. Triple Threat Cookies by TheRunawaySpoon

8. Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate, and Coconut Cookies by Sarah | strawberryplum

9. Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies by Merrill Stubbs

10. White Chocolate Peppermint Cookie with Vanilla Salt by AshleyRodriguez

11. Crispy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies by Merrill Stubbs

12. Chocolate Chip Cookies by Phyllis Grant