Where was Ruth Wakefield born?

Ruth Graves Wakefield

What are three interesting facts about Ruth Wakefield?

She invented the classic favorite chocolate chip cookie. Her original recipe included chunks of semi-sweet chocolates from Nestle. In return for her recipe, Nestle gave her a lifetime supply of chocolates for her baking needs.

How did Ruth Wakefield invention start?

Overlooked No More: Ruth Wakefield, Who Invented the Chocolate Chip Cookie. Legend has it that Wakefield was trying a variation on a butterscotch dessert when she decided to let the chocolate chips fall where they may.

What did Ruth Wakefield accidentally invent?

When she removed the pan from the oven, Wakefield realized that she had accidentally invented “chocolate chip cookies.” At the time, she called her creations “Toll House Crunch Cookies.” They became extremely popular locally, and the recipe was soon published in a Boston newspaper.