Who doesn’t love the chocolate chip cookie? Today, chocolate chip is the most popular variety of cookie in the United States, but it did not exist until the 1930s. This episode traces the confection from its invention in the kitchen of Mrs. Ruth Wakefield to your own home.
Jon Michaud, “Sweet Morsels: A History of the Chocolate-Chip Cookie,” The New Yorker, (December 2013).
Carolyn Wyman, The Great American Chocolate Chip Cookie Book, Countryman Press, (2015).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)