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A bowl full of chocolate chips



Did you know May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day? That’s right – a whole day to celebrate the star ingredient in one of America’s favorite desserts.

Be sure to stop by the Olympus at the District’s leasing office during business hours to pick up some free, prepackaged chocolate chip cookies for your celebration. And you might want to experiment with some fun recipes in the meantime to make sure you’re stocked up for the big day.

Here are some of our favorite recipes for chocolate chip cookies … with attitude.

S’more Sandwich Cookies

What if you could turn your classic chocolate chip cookie into a beloved summer dessert and enjoy the best of both worlds? Well, you can, with this delectable recipe. It combines crushed graham crackers into the dough, and after the cookies are baked, you spread them with melted marshmallows and stick them together to make cookie sandwiches.

Salty Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pretzels, salt, and chocolate are a beloved trio in the snack and dessert world. Each flavor enhances the others – and they make perfect companions in a cookie. This recipe is super easy and features crushed pretzels as the main ingredient with a little bit of browned butter for a deep, nutty flavor. These are particularly good for dunking in milk.

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Next time you need a fun but easy dessert, whip up this communal cookie that’s baked in a skillet. You can embellish it any way you like, with melted chocolate, whipped cream, chopped nuts, or crunchy peanut butter. Serve it like a pie, in wedges, or have everyone just dip their spoon in and take a bite.

Triple Chocolate Cookies

For those of you who love chocolate in all its forms, this is the cookie for you. It features milk chocolate, white chocolate, and semisweet chocolate chips all in a cocoa powder-based dough. It’s the ultimate “chocolate chocolate chocolate chocolate” chip cookie.

Baileys Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

A dash of sweet and creamy liqueur is the secret ingredient in these over-the-top chocolate chip cookies. There’s also a dash of cinnamon and espresso powder, just to put these treats totally over the top. You will love the flavor, not to mention the chewy, soft texture.

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