December 14, 2016
In 1938, Ruth Wakefield, co-owner of the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman, Massachusetts, created her Chocolate Chip Cookie as an accompaniment to ice cream. Ruth’s cookie became so popular that Marjorie Husted (aka Betty Crocker) featured the recipe on The Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air. Nestlé then paid Ruth $1 to print her recipe on the back of their chocolate chip package.
I’ve modernized Ruth’s recipe with orange bitters that cut the sweetness as they enhance the richness and complexity of this delicious classic. Let me know what you think in the comments section below. Thanks Hella Bitters for this inventive twist on tradition.
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