A little dose of chocolate makes everything better, right? On that note, we are here to remind you of a very important holiday: National Chocolate Chip Day. The annual event is celebrated every year on May 15, so be sure and treat yourself at your favorite local bakery.
*Phone numbers listed without an area code should be dialed using Delaware’s sole area code, (302).
Bing’s cannoli are decadent and rich, and the mini chocolate chips add just the right amount of crunch.
253 E. Main St., Newark • 737-5310
Bread & Buttercream
Customers rave about this tiny bakery’s chocolate croissants, but we can’t pass up the chocolate cupcakes, which are topped with chocolate frosting and two giant chocolate chips.
1709 B Marsh Road, Wilmington • 884-7601
Carolina Sugar Fairy Custom Cakes and Sweets
This Sussex County bakery is a chocoholic’s paradise. There are cream puffs, cupcakes and cake pops, plus cookies and even 6-inch jumbo cookies.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 858-7084
Desserts By Dana
Dana Herbert’s mini cannoli are just a buck a piece on Wednesdays, so definitely treat yourself to more than one.
1212 Capitol Trail, Newark • 721-5798
Dolce Bakery & Coffee Shop
This sweet shop is home to Delaware’s best Philadelphia Buttercake, but the cookies are the perfect blend of chewy and crispy.
36 N. Walnut St., Milford • 422-5760
Chocolate chip cookies at Bread & Buttercream.//courtesy of Bread & Buttercream
The best thing about this doughnut shop is that you can get as crazy with your creation as you want—choose from over a dozen glazes and toppings to satisfy your craving.
20214 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach • 227-0747
210 Atlantic Ave., Millville • (443) 880-3753
36666 Bluewater Run, Selbyvilleâ€‹ • (443) 880-3753
Half Baked Patisserie
This charming bakery sells over 60 varieties of cupcakes, but the adorable cake pops (the chocolate chip flavor, of course) are a personal favorite.
13 W. Main St., Middletown • 378-2811
If you’ve never had a Kaiserschmarrn—a fluffy, shredded pancake with vanilla extract, rum and raisins—now is the time to treat yourself. Choose from a number of toppings, including chocolate chip ice cream.
70 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach • 212-5360
1548 Savannah Road, Lewes • 313-4241
Morning Buns Bake Shop
This place is known for its sticky buns, but don’t pass up its chocolate swirl Danish, either.
68 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View • 307-2917
Smackerals By Michelle
The chocolate chip cookies are tasty, but have you ever had a chocolate chip Whoopee Pie?
109 Fox Hunt Lane, Middletown • 376-8272
Sweet Somethings Desserts
This Wilmington bakery makes a delicious brownie that is topped with chocolate chunks.
1006 N. Union St., Wilmington • 655-7211