In American mythology, it's common knowledge that grandmothers make the best chocolate chip cookies (well, grandmothers and elves). But your grandmother's cookies aren't always available, unfortunately, so more often than not, we turn to store-bought cookies (that may or may not be made by elves) to fill the void. But which brand gives you the best chunks for your buck?
To find out, we assembled a crack team of cookie enthusiasts to do a blind taste-test of 11 different chocolate chip cookie brands, and then rate them on a scale of 1 to 10. The spectrum involved runs from chewy to crunchy, doughy to crumbly, and everywhere in between.
Without further ado, here’s our ranking of the worst and best chocolate chip cookies.