Ruth Wakefield bought an old Toll House in Whitman, Massachusetts and converted it into a restaurant. In 1930 Ruth was baking a batch of chocolate-butter drop cookies which was a popular dessert at that time. In order to save time Ruth added chunks of chocolate to the recipe instead of melting the chocolate on the stove top. A simple mistake led to the iconic cookie.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Inventor
Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite treat for people of all ages, but without the famous woman inventor Ruth Wakefield, the world might never have tasted those sweet delights. Born in 1905, Wakefield…
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