Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies (Ca 1948)

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

This is from the re-print of the Toll House 1948 cookbook, originally called Chocolate Crunch Cookies. Ruth Graves Wakefield had some wonderful recipes. This is the latest in my search for her original recipe that was the first chocolate chip cookie.

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  1. Cream butter.
  2. Add sugars.
  3. Add eggs.
  4. Sift flour and salt.
  5. Dissolve soda in water and add alternately with sifted flour mixture to butter and sugars.
  6. Add nuts and chocolate morsels.
  7. Stir in vanilla.
  8. Drop by half-teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 10-12 minutes at 375°F.