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We tested 4 grocery store cookies and the winner was clear

There are so many amazing chocolate chip cookies across America, but you can’t always pop out to a restaurant to get a fresh hot cookie— that’s the whole reason store-bought chocolate chip cookies exist.

We took four of the most popular brands — Chips Ahoy, Keebler, Entenmann’s, and Pepperidge Farm — and sampled them side by to side to see which reigns superior.

Keep scrolling to read our thoughts.

Here are the four contenders, in all their store-bought glory.

Here are the four contenders, in all their store-bought glory.Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDER

The Keebler cookies looked almost exactly like the Chips Ahoy. Both were about the same size and had the same crunchy texture.

The Keebler cookies looked almost exactly like the Chips Ahoy. Both were about the same size and had the same crunchy texture.Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDER

Entenmann’s cookies, on the other hand, were much smaller and softer.

Entenmann's cookies, on the other hand, were much smaller and softer.Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDER

The Pepperidge Farm cookies were the biggest by far. They appeared to have a soft center and slightly browned edges.

The Pepperidge Farm cookies were the biggest by far. They appeared to have a soft center and slightly browned edges.Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDER

Clockwise from the top: Pepperidge Farm, Chips Ahoy, Keebler, and Entenmann’s.

Clockwise from the top: Pepperidge Farm, Chips Ahoy, Keebler, and Entenmann's.Sarah Schmalbruch

Chips Ahoy is a close second. These cookies embody childhood, and if you like crispy instead of chewy, this is your brand.

Chips Ahoy is a close second. These cookies embody childhood, and if you like crispy instead of chewy, this is your brand.Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDER

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