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A history of the chocolate chip cookie

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 30, 2013

Who can resist reading a profile of the chocolate chip cookie when it contains delectable little morsels like this:

Wakefield’s cookie was the perfect antidote to the Great Depression. In a single inexpensive hand-held serving, it contained the very richness and comfort that millions of people were forced to live without in the late nineteen-thirties.

Happy 75th, cookie.

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