All the New Ways to Make a Chocolate Chip Cookie

Indulge your sweet tooth with a fresh twist on the tried-and-true classic.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo by: Teri Lyn Fisher

Teri Lyn Fisher

Delicious, crowd-pleasing and universally adored, there’s not much we can say about the chocolate chip cookie that you don’t already know. That being said, sometimes the classic cookie gets just a tad too familiar. That’s why we rounded up four of our brand-new recipes for you to whip up when the cookie craving hits. Each recipe offers a unique spin on the traditional cookie while maintaining the comforting chocolatey flavor you know and love. Once you try them, you might just have a new go-to dessert.

Got a can of pumpkin puree on hand? Use it to whip up these fall-flavored cookies, which feature rich pumpkin spice and semi-sweet morsels. The pumpkin in the dough means the cookies will not spread much in the oven, so make sure you flatten each cookie before baking. Once cooled, you’ll have a delicious dessert that’s lightly crisp on the outside and wonderfully soft on the inside.



Food Network Kitchen’s Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies, as seen on Food Network.

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Renee Comet

If you follow a gluten or grain-free diet, this is the recipe for you. Almond flour means the cookies will be soft and chewy — perfect for when you’re craving some comfort food. Pro tip? Don’t skip the sea salt on top! The combination of sweet and salty ensures that these cookies are next-level delicious.

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Armando Rafael

In a recent poll of Food Network staffers’ favorite cookie recipe, these tahini chocolate chip cookies were the obvious winner. Nutty, fluffy and totally unique, consider this an elevated (and delicious) take on a beloved dessert. One word of advice? The dough needs to chill for at least six hours before baking, so start these cookies the night before you’ll need them for serving.



Food Network Kitchen’s Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies, as seen on Food Network.

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Renee Comet

No, you don’t need an oven to bake cookies. Thanks to your air fryer, these mini cookies are super-cakey and ready in a flash. We like to stash balled dough in the freezer so a warm and gooey cookie is ready to go whenever the craving strikes.

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