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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Indulge your sweet tooth on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Delicious recipes, discounts, and deals await you - don't miss out!
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August 4
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Get ready to indulge in some deliciousness on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4! This day has been around since 1997, when it was first created to celebrate the invention of one of our favorite desserts - the chocolate chip cookie. The yummy treat was created by American chef Ruth Graves Wakefield and her Toll House Inn back in 1938. So why not take a break from your daily routine and share some smiles with a homemade batch of these sweet treats?

History of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1938</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cookie Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ruth Graves Wakefield accidentally invented the chocolate chip cookie at the Toll House Inn, a popular restaurant in Massachusetts that she co-owned.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1939</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercialization Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>Wakefield sold the recipe to Nestlé, who began producing Toll House Real Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels. Toll House® is now synonymous with chocolate chip cookies.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Chips Ahoy! Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Nabisco launched Chips Ahoy!, a brand of mass-produced chocolate chip cookies, further popularizing the sweet treat.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1981</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Famous Amos' Growth</div><div class='timeline-text'>Famous Amos, a specialty cookie company known for its chocolate chip cookies, showed explosive growth during the 1980s becoming a popular brand in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1997</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Cookie Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day became an official celebration in 1997, honoring the invention of this beloved dessert.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Cookie Love</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cookies continue to be a popular dessert item worldwide with new, innovative recipes being developed, keeping the love for chocolate chip cookies alive.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake your own cookies</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>There is no better way to celebrate Chocolate Chip Cookie Day than baking up a batch of your own goodies. Get creative and try adding different mix-ins such as pretzels, m&ms, or nuts.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a cookie recipe from around the world</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Expand your horizons by trying a new cookie recipe from another country. Look up Mexican Wedding Cookies, Dutch Stroopwafels, or Chinese Almond Cookies to find out what other cultures are doing with the classic chocolate chip cookie.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a cookie bakery</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a day trip to a local cookie shop and get some freshly baked cookies. You can also pick up some new ideas for recipes, decorations, and flavor combinations.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make cookie ice cream sandwiches</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>For an extra special treat, sandwich your favorite ice cream between two chocolate chip cookies. You can also try adding in other flavors like peanut butter or caramel.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create cookie masterpieces</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative with decorating your cookies! Use icing and sprinkles to make colorful designs that look almost too good to eat.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Chocolate chip cookies are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>There's no denying that chocolate chip cookies are a classic favorite. The gooey, melted chocolate chips in every bite offer a unique flavor and texture that only this cookie can provide! Plus, with a few extra ingredients like nuts and dried fruit, you can customize them to make them just as tasty as ever.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They're easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making your own chocolate chip cookies doesn't take much time or effort. All you need is a few simple pantry staples - butter, sugar, flour and baking soda - and some semi-sweet chocolate chips! You can even add your own touch to the recipe by adding chopped nuts or dried fruit for added texture.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They're great any time of day</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're looking for a tasty breakfast treat or something to satisfy your sweet tooth after dinner, chocolate chip cookies have got you covered! They're perfect for dunking into a glass of cold milk or crumbling over ice cream sundaes. No matter what time it is, chocolate chip cookies are always welcome!</p></div></div>

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When is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day?

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is celebrated on August 4th every year. In 2024 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day will occur on a Sunday.

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