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Today is National Chocolate Chip Day!

Oct. 12, 2015, photo; For Use With AP Lifestyles
Posted at 6:25 AM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 07:07:27-04

NATIONAL — Today is National Chocolate Chip Day!

In 1937, Ruth Graves Wakefield added cut-up chunks of semi-sweet Nestle chocolate bar to cookies thinking they would melt.

Instead, chocolate chip cookies were invented by accident.

Wakefield sold the recipe to Nestle in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate.

53% of American adults prefer chocolate chip cookies over other varieties.

How will you celebrate #ChocolateChipDay?