Original Nestle Toll House® Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 9 mins

This famous classic American cookie is a treat no matter what the age or occasion. Enjoy it with a glass of cold milk.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F.
  2. COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. PAN COOKIE VARIATION: Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Prepare dough as above. Spread into prepared pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Makes 4 dozen bars.
  6. PREPARE dough as above. Divide in half; wrap in waxed paper. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Shape each half into 15-inch log; wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.* Preheat oven to 375°F Cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices; place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.
  7. * May be stored in refrigerator for up to 1 week or in freezer for up to 8 weeks.
  8. FOR HIGH ALTITUDE BAKING (5,200 feet): Increase flour to 2 1/2 cups. Add 2 teaspoons water with flour and reduce both granulated sugar and brown sugar to 2/3 cup each. Bake drop cookies for 8 to 10 minutes and pan cookie for 17 to 19 minutes.
Most Helpful

I didn't add the nuts and accidentally completely melted the butter ?? so I had to leave it in the fridge to harden up amlittle more. Don't melt te butter! Haha but other than tht great recipe!

Abigail Noel L. August 14, 2015

Used a stick and a half of butter instead of two, because when I used two they came out completely flat. With less butter they came out perfect! Delicious recipe

bananabreadlover April 06, 2012

This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. In fact it's the only one I will use. I am also partial to the original Toll House chips also but you don't have to use them. They make a great bar if you bake them for 25 min. Great for cookie cakes!!!

MDM January 29, 2010