It's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Here Are 12 Chocolate Chip Cookies You'll Want To Bake And Eat Immediately

Good news: May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Aside from being one of the most flavor-satisfying days of the year, it's also an excellent excuse to stretch your baking muscles and have some serious fun in the kitchen. And while chocolate chip is THE classic cookie flavor, there are tons of brilliant ingredient upgrades and additions to take your cookies into a new era of nom. Here are all the yummiest chocolate chip cookie recipes around, so you can celebrate this holiday properly.

Image: The Comfort of Cooking

Peanut Butter Caramel Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

It’s like all the best flavors of the dessert world came together and collaborated on one incredible treat. It’s basically the “This Is Where I Leave You” of cookies.

Image and recipe: Mom On Time Out

Brookies (Brownies + Chocolate Chip Cookies)

The newer and better version of the black-and-white cookie. Look to the cookie, you guys. Look to the cookie…

Image and recipe: Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Twix Bar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Candy + cookie = The only thing you’d take with you on a deserted island.

Image and recipe: Averie Cooks

Caramel Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

They’re sweet, they’re salty, and they’re your new favorite food. Promise.

Image and recipe: The Comfort of Cooking

M&Ms Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Cookie bars are basically chewier, thicker versions of regular cookies, and you can cut them into any size or shape you want. So you can have just one cookie bar that would be the size of three cookies — that’s self-control right there. (Right? Right.)

Image and recipe: Averie Cooks

Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s like you were given your favorite food, and you find your second-favorite food secretly hiding inside, just waiting to surprise you and make your day.

Image and recipe: Bakerella

Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies dipped in chocolate. More chocolate = more happiness.

Image and recipe: Averie Cooks

Peanut Butter, Banana, Honey, & Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s a random ragtag group of ingredients, but when they work together, they’re lovable and super sweet.

Image and recipe: Cookie and Kate

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

They ACTUALLY taste as good as the original version.

Image and recipe: Oh She Glows

Chewy Potato Chip Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chips in cookies? What’s next? Mac and cheese scooped into waffle cones? Yeah, I’m in.

Image and recipe: How Sweet it is

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s a warmth and comfort radiating off these cookies that makes every bite feel like a hug.

Image and recipe: Joy the Baker

Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I mean, pretzels are just a charismatic snack food. They can glob onto any recipes (meals or desserts), and fit right in. And these cookies are no exception.

Image and recipe: Averie Cooks