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Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with 5 tasty recipes
Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these amazing recipes for your favorite chocolate chip cookie.
Wed, May 15, 2013 at 01:00 PM
Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! What a great reason to celebrate — and indulge in — a batch of cookies. Ever wonder how the chocolate chip cookie came to be? Legend has it that it was created in the 1930s by Ruth Wakefield at the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Mass. Wakefield apparently decided to add a few bits of chopped chocolate to a batch of butter cookie dough, expecting the chocolate to melt into the cookies as they baked. To her surprise, the chocolate held its shape and America's favorite cookie was born.
Want to try your hand at a batch of delicious chocolate chip cookies today? Here are five amazing recipes to help you celebrate:
Have fun celebrating!
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