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tollhouse cookie

Syllabification: toll·house cook·ie

Definition of tollhouse cookie in English:


A cookie made with flour, brown sugar, chocolate chips, and usually chopped nuts.
Example sentences
  • Others will dispute this, claiming the tollhouse cookie as the region's signature snack.
  • They almost makes you not miss tollhouse cookies, and they are much more convenient than making them yourself!
  • It was a strange combination of textures and flavors which tasted a bit like a tollhouse cookie with marshmallow on top.


named after the Toll House in Whitman, Massachusetts, source of the original recipe.

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