TOLL HOUSE® Mouse Cookies

TOLL HOUSE® Mouse Cookies

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30 min.
48 min.
36 to 48 cookies (3 to 4 dozen)

TOLL HOUSE® Mouse Cookies will be loved by everyone in your family. These moist double chocolate cookies are shaped like a mouse! NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels combine to make a fabulous chocolate cookie that is decorated with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels for eyes and nose. These 1st Prize winning cookies were created by Dorothy Ringgold of Fresno, CA and are a big hit with her grandchildren.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in medium bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Remove 3/4 cup dough; set aside.

BEAT cocoa gradually into remaining dough in bowl. Stir in 3/4 cup morsels. Roll chocolate dough into 3/4-inch ball. Place on ungreased baking sheet and press to 1/4-inch thickness. Roll chocolate dough into two 1/2-inch balls. Place each above larger circle and press to 1/4-inch thickness for ears. Roll reserved white dough into 1/4-inch ball and place in center of large circle for nose. Repeat with remaining doughs, placing cookies 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

BAKE for 8 to 10 minutes or until dough is set. Arrange mini morsels on warm cookies for eyes and one on top of nose. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; carefully remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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so cute

My kids just love helping and of course eating too. This is so easy to make and so very cute too. This is so fun for your kids to help.

- carla marshall from BELLE FOURCHE, SD

mouse cookies

so cute and delicious to eat my kids had such fun decorating and putting them together


Ummmm, good

These were some very good cookies. Think I will get some of my friends together and make several dozen and send them over-seas for our men.


It worth the try!

I love this, they become cute once its all done.

- Mariana Cisneros from BERWYN, IL

Really Great !!!

These cookies are great for chocolate lovers. My family loved them. I even frosted a few of them with chocolate frosting for a little extra flavor.

- Linda Randles from NORTH CANTON, OH

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/36 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 36

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 60
  • Total Fat: 7g (11% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (21% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 25mg (8% of DV)
  • Sodium: 60mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 26g (9% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (3% of DV)
  • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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