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    I Tried All The Most Popular Pre-Made Chocolate Chip Cookie Doughs (And The Winner Was Clear)

    You're gonna want a glass of milk for this...

    Who doesn't love a chocolate chip cookie?? 🍪

    I bought five popular, ready-to-bake chocolate chip cookie doughs and decided to do an official taste test to find the best one. Here's how they stacked up!

    Five store-bought cookie doughs in their packaging.

    First, meet the five contenders:

    A plate topped with five different scoops of cookie dough.

    1. Trader Joe's Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Trader Joe's chunky chocolate chip cookie dough balls next to the packaging.

    2. Cappello's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Cappello's chocolate chip cookie dough balls next to the packaging.

    3. Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Toll House chocolate chip cookie dough balls next to the packaging.

    4. Pillsbury Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Pillsbury chocolate chip cookie dough balls next to the packaging.

    5. EatPastry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    EatPastry chocolate chip cookie dough balls next to the packaging.

    Luckily, all of the store-bought doughs had super-similar baking instructions. They each bake at 350°F for 12–15 minutes. That made my work simple:

    15 balls of raw cookie dough on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet

    I checked the cookies after 12 minutes, but they all needed a bit more time in the oven. After 14 minutes, they all seemed to be golden brown and ready to eat.

    Five baked cookies on a plate

    Once warm and fresh from the oven, the cookies were tested by a panel (aka me, my husband, and our dog Hudson).

    My dog Hudson smelling a chocolate chip cookie.

    BEST OVERALL COOKIE: Nestle Toll House

    A Toll House cookie cut in half.

    BEST CRISPY COOKIE: Pillsbury

    A crispy Pillsbury cookie cut in half

    BEST COOKIE FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS: Trader Joe's

    A Trader Joe's chocolate chip cookie cut in half.

    BEST GLUTEN-FREE AND VEGAN COOKIE: Cappello's

    A Cappello's chocolate chunk cookie cut in half.

    BEST COOKIE IF EVERYTHING ELSE IS SOMEHOW SOLD OUT: EatPastry

    An EatPastry chocolate chip cookie

    Now that that's settled, I'm gonna go pour myself a glass of milk.

    What's your favorite (or least favorite) premade chocolate chip cookie dough? Tell me in the comments!