You've Been Making Chocolate Chip Cookies All Wrong. This Is How It's Supposed To Be Done
It's hard to believe, but America's favorite cookie was actually invented by accident, when inn owner Ruth Graves Wakefield spilled chocolate chunks into a batch of sugar cookies. She popularized the treat with Massachusetts soldiers stationed overseas during WWII and set off a cookie craze when the hungry men returned from war. Chocolate chip cookies are the classic cookie favorite and often one of the first things a very young baker learns how to make. These helpful tips from Chow guide you in troubleshooting all the most common cookie pratfalls.