How the Cookie Crumbled: The True (and Not-So-True) Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie
This book is about how the chocolate chip cookie was invented. Ruth had always been interested in cooking. She studied in college and she opened a restaurant in a toll house with her husband. They called it the Toll House Inn. The customers loved it! There are three versions of how the chocolate chip cookie was invented: 1) The Disaster: a chocolate bar fell into the batter of butter cookies and was crumbled by the beater 2) The Substitute: she forgot to order baking chocolate and with an ice pick broke a chocolate bar and sprinkled it in the mix, not realizing that the chocolate would melt (really? Everyone knows that!) 3) The Mastermind: Ruth actually thought about breaking the chocolate bar with an ice pick, knowing exactly what was going to happen. No matter what the real story, everyone loved the cookies, she became famous in the world, and she gave the recipe to a company making the chocolate she was using. So now all over the world we can eat Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies.
I thought this book was okay. There were not that many funny parts, except the version with the Disaster. I don’t know if it’s true, but for sure it’d be awesome if it was.
|Author||Gilbert Ford • Gilbert Ford, Illustrator|
|Page Count||40 pages|
|Publisher||Atheneum Books for Young Readers|
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