12 Chocolate Chip Recipes Perfect For National Chocolate Chip Day That Go Way Beyond Cookies

Chocolate chips have always been a reason to celebrate. Good news: There's a whole day just for enjoying and celebrating chocolate chips, so we should definitely take full advantage. May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day, and to get in the festive spirit, I've rounded up some of the best chocolate chip recipes I could find. For as tiny as they are, these small morsels of chocolate can make or break a dessert. I mean, chocolate chip cookies are pretty much the world's best cookie, but chocolate chips can do so much more. Here are 12 desserts to try out this National Chocolate Chip day if you're in the mood for something a little more exciting than cookies.

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Perfect for the upcoming summer months, this recipe from Ari’s Menu was made for National Chocolate Chip Day!

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Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

I feel like these muffins by Confections of a Foodie Bride would taste like an orange Tootsie Pop in muffin form, and I’m here for it.

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Chocolate Chunk Bagels

Start National Chocolate Chip Day the right way — with bagels! Like these, by Confections of a Foodie Bride.

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie Bars

Simple to make, amazing to eat, these bars from Brown Eyed Baker are the ultimate Chocolate Chip Day Dessert.

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Cupcakes are perfect for any occasion, but Chocolate Chip Day especially! Try these by BruCrew Life.

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Berry Chocolate Chip Mascarpone Tart

This recipe by Cookie Monster Cooking is perfect to make just as berries are coming back in season, and they go perfectly with chocolate chips for a sweet and fruity dessert.

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

Damn Delicious made the ultimate sweet weekend treat with this one!

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Fudgy Nutella Triple Chocolate Brownies

Averie Cooks creates the chocolate lover’s DREAM with this one: chocolate chips, chocolate, and Nutella: perfect.

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Raspberry Chocolate Chip Brownie Brittle Parfaits

Little tiny cups of perfection, thanks to BruCrew Life.

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Chocolate Mint Fudge Bars

Mint and chocolate are a match made in heaven, as Mom On Time Out clearly understands.

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Toffee Chocolate Chip Brownie Bark

This bark by Deliciously Yum is the perfect thing to solve any sweet treat craving.

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White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Muffins

It looks and sounds like a cookie, but this is actually the most delicious muffin you’ll come across, I’m positive about this.

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