Things Invented By Women

#10 Chocolate Chip Cookies

The accidental invention of the chocolate chip cookies came about when Ruth Wakefield had run out of chocolate for her butter cookie recipe and so crumbled a nestle bar. When the batch was ready baked she noticed that the chocolate had kept its shape rather than melting. Nestle went on to put Ruth’s recipe on the back of their first boxes of packaged nestle chocolate chip cookies.

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