August 4th was National Chocolate Cookie Day! Did you know that the first chocolate chip cookie was made by mistake? Ruth Graves Wakefield was planning to make regular chocolate cookies but had the billion dollar idea to throw in chunks of a chocolate bar instead. While the chocolate didn’t mix well, the cookies ended up with the chunks baked into the cookie instead.
Check out the article for more info on how the chocolate chip cookie became famous and how many are consumed by people today! It’s a fascinating story.