Chocolate chips

According to Nestlé, Mrs. Wakefield (owner of the Toll House Inn) was making chocolate cookies but ran out of normal bakery chocolate, so she replaced it with broken pieces of semi-sweet chocolate, thinking it would melt and mix with the dough . . He clearly did not, and the chocolate chip cookie was born. Wakefield sold the recipe to Nestlé in exchange for a supply of chocolate chips for life (instead of patenting it and earning billions!) Each bag of Nestle chocolate chips in North America has a variation of its original recipe printed on the back (margarine is now included both as a variant of butter and for those who want to pretend it is healthy). YES)