Let’s just pretend for a second that we were all on Family Feud and the topic was “Finish this phrase: Chocolate chip _______.”
You’d all say “cookie!” Right?
And why not? Warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies have been making mouths water for years and years, so, of course, everyone surveyed would give that as their answer. However, it’s not the cookie that’s the reason for its popularity — it’s the chocolate chip that’s the star of the show. If it wasn’t for the chocolate chip, chocolate chip cookies wouldn’t be quite the player that they are in the dessert game.
Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Peanut Butter Bread
Chocolate and peanut butter make one of the most tantalizingly delicious pairs out there. From ice cream and granola bars to breakfast cereal and even chewing gum, you just can’t go wrong with the creamy combo of peanut butter and chocolate.
This recipe for Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Peanut Butter Bread combines chocolate and peanut butter in a way that isn’t a stick of gum and tastes great without any jellies or spreads.
Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes
Chocolate chips come in all shapes and sizes to meet the needs of all sorts of desserts, namely these Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes. This recipe calls for not one, but two different sizes of chocolate chips to satisfy your sweet tooth.
The cheesecake itself is covered with mini chocolate chips, but after a chocolate-chip-based ganache is poured on top, you’d think you’d reached chocolate nirvana. That’s not the case, however. The chocolate chips keep on coming, as the recipe calls for a generous amount of mini chocolate chips to be sprinkled over the ganache.
Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
There are two types of people in this world: people who eat their Oreos after twisting them apart and people who bite right into the sandwich cookie. Let us introduce you to a third type of people — people who eat their Oreos after they’ve been baked inside of a chocolate chip cookie.
Now, before we go on, let us explain: Yes, we did say that we’d feature chocolate chip recipes that aren’t chocolate chip cookies, but we think this double-decker cookie recipe is in an entire league of its own.
Take the ever-so-delicious Oreo cookie and bury it between two scoops of cookie dough. You thought a Turducken sounded daring — try the Oreocolate Chip Cookie!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie
When you’re mixing together cookie dough, a lot of the decadent mixture never makes it inside the oven, but instead finds its way onto our fingers and into our mouths. But if you can hold off on sampling the batter for just a little bit, you can put together a dessert that will be will worth your patience.
This recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie is as decadent and as rich as it sounds. But the chocolate chip cookie goodness doesn’t stop there. The pie is topped off with a bit of whipped cream and — you guessed it — a chocolate chip cookie.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen may be known for its made-from-scratch meals and appetizers, but we actually know how to bake a delicious chocolate chip cookie — a cookie that is topped with two scoops of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream topping, a maraschino cherry and sprinkled bits of chopped nuts.
Oh, and did we mention that it’s covered in hot fudge as well? Our Legendary Monster Cookies are made to order, so come visit us for a hot and gooey dessert that will give new meaning to chocolate chip cookies.