Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (2024)

Published: by Chef Dennis Littley

5 from 70 votes

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If you’ve never had an old-fashioned Toll House Cookie Pie, you have no idea what you’re missing! Gooey, chocolaty, and warm from the oven is a taste sensation that will just about bring you to your knees.

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And wait until your kitchen fills with the aroma of my original toll house pie. You’ll be counting down the minutes until you can devour a piece or two of this delicious tollhouse pie.

You’ll find many versions of my chocolate chip cookie pie recipe on the internet, but my recipe is time-tested and has been customer-approved for decades.

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If you really want to be decadent serve my toll house chocolate chip pie, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate dessert!

My easy pie recipe is guarunteed to satisfy the sweet tooth in your household and will easily become a family favorite, it really is a great recipe.

Table of Contents:

What Ingredients do I need to make Tollhouse Cookie Pie?

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Let’s start by gathering the ingredients we need to make Toll House Cookie Pie. In Chef Speak this is called the “Mise en Place” which translates to “Everything in its Place”.

Not only does setting your ingredients up ahead of time speed up the cooking process, it also helps ensure you have everything you need to make the dish.

This is one of my favorite chocolate chip dessets along with my insanely delicious triple chocolate brownies and my chocolate chip cheesecake bars.

Do I have to use walnuts in the cookie pie?

No, you do not. You can use pecans instead of walnuts or you can leave the walnuts out and add another type of chip. If you do omit the nuts completey add and additional one-quarter cup of flour to the mix, bringing the flour total to one cup.

The nuts do add stabilty to the toll house cookie pie, and if you leave them out you will definitley need to chill it to let it set up.

How do I make a sweet pastry pie crust?

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  • Add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt to the bowl of a food processor.
  • Pulse the ingredients 3 times to mix.
  • Add the very cold butter pieces to the flour mixture.
  • Pulse at one-second intervals until the butter is mixed in.
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  • Add the egg to flour butter mixture.
  • Pulse the mixture until the dough forms a ball on the blade of the processor
  • Turn the dough out of the food processor onto a floured surface, and carefully remove the blade.
  • Flatten the dough into a disc. Wrap with plastic wrap and chill for 15-20 minutes.
  • Roll out pie dough and place it into your pie baking pan.Refrigerate until needed.

How do I make a tollhouse cookie pie?

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  • Add the eggs to the bowl of your stand mixer or a large mixing bowl.
  • Whip the eggs for 3 minutesuntil foamy.
  • Add the brown sugar and white sugar to the eggs.
  • Mix the sugars into the egg mixture.
  • Add the room temperature butter to the mixture.
  • Mix the butter into the mixture until very well blended.
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  • Add the flour to the mixing bowl.
  • Mix the flour into the mixture using the beater bar of the mixer. Mix just until incorporated.
  • Add the walnuts and chocolate chips to the batter.
  • Mix just enough to blend in the chips and nuts.
  • Pour the batter into the pie shell. Smooth the filling with a rubber spatula.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until firm in the center. *Don’t worry it will look like it is getting too dark, its just the top crisping up. If you prefer a lighter top, cover it with foil when it begins to darken.

When finished baking, let the pie cool for 30 minutes on a wire rack (or for as long as you can wait) and top with ice cream or whipped cream and enjoy!

I promise not to tell if you sample a little of the chocolate chip cookie dough, the creamy richness of a brown sugar base makes it’s OMG delicious.

I like using semi-sweet chocolate chips, but feel free to use your favorite chip or combination of chocolate chips.

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Wouldn’t you love to sit down to a slice of this ah-mazingly delicious Toll house Pie? Whether you make it for a special occasion or to treat your family It will soon become one of your favorite pies.

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And if you can’t wait, the toll house cookie pie warm from the oven with a scoop of ice cream is gaurunteed to bring smiles to your dinner table, and possibly a few moans of delight!

Recipe FAQ’s:

How long is a toll house cookie pie good for?

You can make Toll House pie 1 to 2 days ahead before you plan on serving it. It will last up to 7 days covered in the refrigerator. You can serve it at room temperature or reheat it in the oven before serving.

Can you freeze a toll house cookie pie?

Yes, you can. It freezes very well, just make sure to double wrap it in plastic wrap. You can also freeze the cookie pie, slice it and wrap the slices individually. That way you can enjoy a slice of this delicious pie when ever you want.

Should a toll house cookie pie be refrigerated?

Yes, it should. It’s okay to let it sit out to come to room temperature before serving, but keep it refrigerated to maintain its freshness when not being served.

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5 from 70 votes

Toll House Cookie Pie

If you've never had an old-fashioned Toll House Cookie Pie, you have no idea what you're missing! Gooey, chocolaty, and warm from the oven is a taste sensation that will just about bring you to your knees.

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Servings: 10

Calories: 524kcal

Ingredients

Sweet Pastry Dough

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter (½ stick) cut into small pieces kept very cold
  • 1 large egg

Pie Filling

  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped Walnuts

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Instructions

Sweet Pastry Dough

  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in the bowl of a food processor and pulse 3 times to mix.

  • Add the very cold butter pieces and pulse at one-second intervals until the butter is mixed in.

  • Add the egg and pulse until the dough forms a ball on the blade of the processor

  • Turn the dough out of the food processor onto a floured surface, and carefully remove the blade.

  • Flatten the dough into a disc. Wrap with plastic wrap and chill for 15-20 minutes.

  • Roll out pie dough and place it into your pie baking pan.

    Refrigerate until needed.

Pie Filling

  • Preheat your oven to 325

  • Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl for 3 minutes until foamy

  • Beat in sugars then add the room temperature butter and mix until very well blended.

  • Add the flour to the mixing bowl and using the beater bar of the mixer, mix just until incorporated. Don't over mix!

  • Mix in the walnuts and chocolate chips to the batter and mix just enough to blend in the chips and nuts.

  • Pour the batter into the pie shell. Smooth the filling with a rubber spatula.

  • Bake the cookie pie for 50-55 minutes or until firm in the center.

    *Don't worry it will look like it is getting too dark, its just the top crisping up. If you prefer a lighter top, cover it with foil when it begins to darken.

  • Let the pie cool for 30 minutes on a wire rack (or for as long as you can wait) and top with ice cream or whipped cream and enjoy!

    *If you let the pie chill for 2 hours or more it will set up very nicely and become more solid. I like it still a little warm but it's still delicious when it's chilled.

Nutrition

Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 547IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg

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About Chef Dennis

Chef Dennis Littley is a classically trained chef with over 40 years of experience working in the food service industry. In his second career as a food blogger he has made it his mission to demistify cooking by sharing his time-tested recipes, knowledge, and chef tips to help you create easy-to-make restaurant-quality meals in your home kitchen. Let Chef Dennis help you bring the joy of cooking into your home.For more details, check out his About page.

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  1. Greg

    Hello thanks for sharing this recipe. Can I make it without the crust?

    Reply

    • Chef Dennis Littley

      Yes you can,

      Reply

  2. Michelle

    If I make it ahead of time for Thanksgiving, how long would you put in the oven for so it’s warm to serve but not over cooked and dry? Would you cover it the entire time?

    Reply

    • Chef Dennis Littley

      Thaw overnight in the fridge. To warm cover loosely with foil and place in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes.

      Reply

  3. Kristin

    I’ve made a similar pie before but always blind baked a standard pastry crust. Does the crust you use become flaky/crisp during baking? I’d love saving a step and trying a new base option if so!

    Reply

    • Chef Dennis Littley

      the crust isn’t going to be flaky, the bottom will get a little crisp but it won’t be the same as blind baking the crust first.

      Reply

  4. Jay

    What size of pie plate was used? I had a hard time getting the crust into my 9″ plate without being too thin and the cookie batter didn’t seem to be enough.

    Reply

    • Chef Dennis Littley

      I used a standard 9 inch pie pan, was yours a deep dish pie pan? I have a few of those and they would definitely come up short.

      Reply

  5. Ramona

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    I’ve never made a recipe like this before and it looks super delicious. I cant wait to make this for dessert tomorrow, thank you for sharing this recipe!

    Reply

  6. Anna

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (21)
    This was so easy and so yummy! We had it with some vanilla ice cream, my husband loved it and would like me to make it again!

    Reply

  7. Hayley Dhanecha

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (22)
    This cookie pie is so good! I baked over the weekend and took it to my friend’s, everyone came for seconds.

    Reply

  8. Healing Tomato

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    Baked this cookie pie today and it was so delicious! Can’t believe how easy it is to bake. Topped it with pecan ice cream and that made it even better. Will make it again.

    Reply

  9. Cathleen

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    This cookie pie is amazing!! I can’t stop making this. Thank you so much for this recipe, this is going to be a monthly recipe 🙂

    Reply

  10. Amy

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (25)
    Absolutely delicious! I made this for some friends that we had over for dinner. They raved about it. I loved that the crust was made in the food processor – so easy!!

    Reply

  11. Leslie

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (26)
    Combining my two favorite desserts, cookies and pie. Best idea I’ve ever seen! Couldn’t love this more!

    Reply

  12. Jamie

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (27)
    Such a nice-looking pie and it was so delicious and yummy! The crispy texture was perfect. Loved the presentation too with the ice cream!

    Reply

  13. Amanda Mason

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (28)
    This was super easy to make and it turned out so good! I loved the walnuts in this recipe! I served it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Delicious! My family is already asking me to make it again!

    Reply

  14. Kate

    Easy Toll House Cookie Pie Recipe (29)
    Oh man this recipe is so nostalgic for me I love it!! My mom used to make something like this but your version is more soft inside which I like. And I really appreciate that you included the modification for not adding nuts (since I am allergic!).

    Reply

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