Oh, chocolate chip cookie. You have turned 75 this year and yet you’re as seductive and sexy as the day you were created at the Toll House Inn. You’re eternally youthful. You’re forever, like a pastry diamond. You’re the Helen Mirren of cookies.
But why have you endured for aeons, chocolate chip cookie? Why did Ruth Wakefield make you; why did you exist long enough for us to enjoy you? The New Yorker has the answer, and it has to do with Hitler (kind of):
Chocolate chip cookies punched Hitler in the face.
But really, for a true history of the chocolate chip cookie, read below.
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