Toll House pan cookies recipe: Classic chocolate chip cookie bars from 1982

Toll House pan cookies Chocolate chip bars (1982)

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Nothing draws a full house like the great taste of Nestle pan cookies

All you need is a pan, 20 minutes and the ingredients below. Then you’ve got the perfect summertime treat.

It’s the same great-tasting recipe as the original Toll House Cookie recipe — only an even easier way to get your chocolate chip fix.

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Toll House pan cookies Chocolate chip bars (1982)

Toll House pan cookies

Yield: 35 bars
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 2 cups unsifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 ounces package Toll House semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F).
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. 
  3. Beat butter, both sugars and vanilla in large mixer bowl.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  5. Gradually beat flour mixture into butter mixture.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  7. Spread into greased 15- by 10- by 1-inch baking pan. 
  8. Bake at 375 (F) for 20-25 minutes. 
  9. Cool.
  10. Cut into thirty-five 2-inch squares.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 35 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 178Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 155mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g

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Toll House pan cookies recipe: Classic chocolate chip cookie bars from 1982

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