Tuscaloosa Tollhouse Pie

Preparation info

  • Yield:


    ( 9 Inch ) Pie
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Baked: New Frontiers in Baking


By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Published 2008

  • About

Tollhouse pie appears to be a uniquely southern dessert. While ubiquitous in the South (Matt discovered this dessert while attending the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa), the pie is nearly impossible to find in other regions of the country. The pie, which is almost always served warm and à la mode, is a cross between a pecan pie and a chocolate chip cookie—a very good, gooey chocolate chip cookie. Matt’s Tuscaloosa neighbor had a penchant for making a very boozy version of the Tollhouse