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Chip away! Try these 9 scrumptious recipes starring chocolate chips

May 15, 2014 at 10:27 AM ET

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day, so take that as your license to eat those sweet little morsels from the crack of dawn until it's time for a nightcap. These recipes feature chocolate chips in everything from over-the-top brunch dishes to delicious desserts and ingenious cocktails—and in some unforgettable chocolate chip cookies, too. 

Chocolate chip cookies

Secret-ingredient chocolate chip cookies
justataste.com

Take a traditional chocolate chip cookie and sneak some cream cheese into the recipe, and you get an outrageously tasty treat with an extra-chewy middle.

Double chocolate chip cookies

Double chocolate chip cookies
joythebaker.com

Cocoa powder and dark chocolate chips join forces in this super-indulgent—but also grown-up—spin on the chocolate chip cookie.

Chewy gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

Gluten-free chocolate chip cookies
yammiesglutenfreedom.com

These brilliant cookies are made with gluten-free oat flour—and manage not to sacrifice any of the lusciousness of the classic version.

Brownie-stuffed chocolate chip cookies

Brownie-stuffed chocolate chip cookies
dessertnowdinnerlater.com

As if a chocolate chip cookie weren't heavenly enough on its own, these cookies have a surprise hidden inside: a gooey chocolate fudge brownie.

Chocolate chip brownies

Chocolate chip brownies
pinchofyum.com

Who said chocolate chip cookies have to be be round and thin? This recipe makes excellent use of a square pan to create extra-thick, melty bars that meld a cookie and a brownie into one perfect dessert.

Chocolate chip cake

Chocolate chip cake
Loveandduckfat.com

There’s nothing ordinary about this old-fashioned yellow cake: It's filled with mini semi-sweet chocolate chips and topped with an espresso-spiked chocolate frosting.

Chocolate chip pancakes

Chocolate chip pancakes
recipeboy.com

Got hungry weekend guests? Treat them to these chocolate chip pancakes, which you can whip up in just 10 minutes using four ingredients: eggs, ripe bananas, baking powder and (yes!) chocolate chips.

Chocolate chip waffles

Chocolate chip waffles
hilahcooking.com

A brunch classic easily turns into dessert when you pack it with chocolate chips and add berries and whipped cream—or your favorite ice cream—on top.

Chocolate chip cocktail

Chocolate chip cocktail
snappygourmet.com

Happy hour suddenly got a little sweeter: This drink recipe doesn't hold back, blending flavored vodka, cocoa powder, miniature chocolate chips and more in one seriously decadent cocktail.

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