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Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

The traditional Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe with South African substitutes
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate chip cookies, Cookies
Servings: 40 large cookies or 60 small ones
Author: Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • c all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking soda bicarbonate of soda in SA
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 c butter, softened 225g
  • ¾ c granulated sugar
  • ¾ c American packed brown sugar ZA substitute finest grain treacle or muscovado sugar (or blitz in food processor)
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 c Nestlé Toll House Chocolate morsels ZA substitute 340g chopped up milk chocolate or Woolworths 45% milk chocolate chips


  • Pre-heat the oven to 190°C
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
  • Beat the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl until creamy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Gradually beat into the flour mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Using a tablespoon, drop rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 7 to 9 minutes until lightly browned on the edges.
  • Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.