There’s never a bad day for chocolate chip cookiesâespecially today, during which people are celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.
Honor the decadence of chocolate chips by indulging in a warm cookie for free at one of the many participating restaurants, including NestlÃ© Toll House CafÃ©, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, and Ãberrito.
The chocolate chip was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield of Massachusetts. In 1937, Wakefield broke up chunks of a semi-sweet chocolate bar and mixed them into a chocolate chip cookie recipe. By 1941, Nestle was producing pre-made chocolate chips.
Since then, chocolate chips have become an integral addition to desserts everywhere. Celebrate the occasion by biting into a chocolate chip cookie for free from one of the places above, or by taking a page out of Ruth Graves Wakefield’s book and making your own!