Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Though in my house Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is everyday of the year (which explains why everything is fitting so tight these days).
Fresh from the oven. Try not to lick the screen.
Chocolate Chip Cookies are my weakness. Not only do I bake them, I have to buy them every time I see one in a bakery. I'm forever on the hunt for the perfect chocolate chip cookie: crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle.
These delicious little creatures that bring comfort and joy to my life were first created in 1930 by Ruth Wakefield at the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Mass., when she dropped pieces of chocolate into her butter cookie batter thinking they would melt when baked. They didn't, and the rest is history. (Read the story in the L.A. Times here.)
What are your favorite chocolate chip recipes?