There's something special about chocolate cookies — something classy, refined. They're like the high heels of all cookies. When you're craving chocolate but want the crunch that brownies don't offer, chocolate cookies make perfect sense. We love to leave just-baked chocolate cookies with a tall glass of milk out for Santa — by the end of the night, we can bet they will be long gone. Here are eight of our all-time favorites.

Triple chocolate madness cookies by kapnic

Salted double chocolate peanut butter cookies by Food Blogga

Double chocolate and chilli cookies by amreen

Chocolate-orange madeleine cookies by Cordelia

Two-bite buckeye cookies by Midge

Divine gluten-free chocolate cookies by Jestei.

Chocolate oatmeal cookies by Amanda Hesser

Deep chocolate cookies with milk chocolate chips by SmallKitchCara

This article originally appeared on 8 chocolatey cookie recipes.

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