These Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Will Melt in Your Mouth


If there’s one food that pretty much everyone has a go-to recipe for, it’s chocolate chip cookies. Whether it’s grandma’s secret recipe or one from the back of a package of chocolate chips that just happens to be your favorite, there are dozens and dozens of ways to make good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies.

If you’re looking for another take on the cookie, however, we have one that will take you right back to those “grandma baking cookie” days — Nestlé Toll House’s old-fashioned peanut butter chocolate chip cookies. Nostalgia aside, the cookies are seriously homemade, right down to needing flour, baking soda and brown sugar. Nothing out of a box here — these are the real deal!

Although they will take longer to make than just throwing some pre-made dough in the oven, the prep time is only 20 minutes and the cookies bake for just eight minutes. The recipe also makes 42 cookies (more than three dozen!) so they would be perfect for a party or get-together. Or, save the recipe and bake up treats for family and friends for the holidays.


Take a look at the full recipe below:

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) Nestlé Toll House Milk Chocolate Morsels
  • Granulated sugar


Preheat oven to 375° F.

Combine flour and baking soda in small bowl. Beat butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Press down slightly with bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set but centers are still soft. Cool on baking sheets for 4 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Pan Cookie Variation: Prepare dough as above. Spread dough into ungreased 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack.

Looking for more chocolate chip cookie recipes? You might want to try “Fixer Upper” star Joanna Gaines’ recipe! It’s pretty similar to Nestlé’s, but does have a few different ingredients.

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Will you be making some old-fashioned peanut butter chocolate chip cookies the next time you’re craving something sweet?

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