August 4 – National Chocolate Chip Day

National Chocolate Chip Day

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Food Facts on Chocolate Chips 

  • Chocolate chips are tiny teardrop-shaped morsels of chocolate.
  • American consumer over 7 billion chocolate chips annually.
  • Chocolate chips can be used in brownies, pancakes, muffins or cookies or just scarf them by the handful straight from the bag.
  • Today, 25% of all the cookies baked in the United States are chocolate chip!
  • In the 1930′s the Chocolate chip cookie was discovered, by Ruth Graves Wakefield at her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts.
  • The term “Toll House” is legally a generic word for chocolate chip cookie.

Note – Celebrated on May 15 and August 4.