Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Did you know August 4th is the day America celebrates the ooey gooey chocolatey goodness that is chocolate chip cookies?! Not only do I love eating chocolate chip cookies, baking chocolate chip cookies is one of things that bring me great joy! Fun Fact: Chocolate chip cookies are the brainchild of chef Ruth Graves Wakefield who published the first recipe in Toll House Tried and True Recipes.

Get a Free Cookie

  • Buy lunch or dinner at Houlihan’s and receive a free cookie for dessert.
  • The famous DoubleTree Hotel cookie is usually reserved for hotel guests, but everyone gets one on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!
  • Walk into any participating Nestlé Toll House Café By Chip and get your warm and delicious freebie.
  • Members of the Premier Rewards Program get a coupon for a free Pizookie at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse.
  • Bake Some Cookies

    If you’re taking the easy route, then head to the grocery store and pick up some of that pre-made cookie dough! If you’re feeling adventurous, then get in that kitchen and gets to mixing and make some homemade chocolate chip cookies! There are a lot of recipes out there, so you can always do an online search to find your perfect recipe, or you can channel your inner Ruth Graves Wakefield and make the Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies.

    Your Turn

    So…how many chocolate chip cookies have you eaten today? What’s the best book to read while eating cookies? Do you bake cookies from scratch? Let us know in the comments! |RL

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