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Happy Little Accidents: Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

At one point in time the chocolate chip cookie that we all know and love today ceased to exist, that is until 1938 when Ruth Graves Wakefield made a happy little accident and created the first chocolate chip cookie. Her intention was originally to made a chocolate cookie however, she was missing a crucial element - baking chocolate. Wakefield improvised and instead chopped up a semi-sweet chocolate bar to mix into the recipe. What she happened upon was the birth of the chocolate chip cookie. Over the years the chocolate chip cookie's popularity skyrocketed. What started as an accident rapidly spread through homes to mass production to other parts of the world. This rise has lead to the chocolate chip cookie becoming quite the American staple.

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie

Here at Kimble's we love a good chocolate chip cookie. In fact, you can find them offered through both our Micro Markets and Catering divisions. In honor of today, we wanted to really highlight one unique offering that our Kimble's Catering team has. On our brand new catering menu, you will find an assortment of cookies from a locally sourced company named Crave Cookies. In this assortment you are able to pick from a selection of gourmet cookies including: Salty Toffee, Lemon Delight, Dark Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Pretzel, Classic Chocolate Chip, Classic Sugar, Oatmeal Raisin, Heavenly Mocha Chunk, and Monster.

Locally Sourced Gourmet Cookie Spread

Crave's Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie is phenomenal. It's the perfect ratio of chocolate to cookie. This traditional favorite is sure to be a hit at your next event.

Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie

Over the years the original chocolate chip cookie has been stylized in a variety of ways. At Crave Cookie Company, they have a few cookies that have taken your basic chocolate chip recipe and twisted them to create Dark Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Pretzel and Heavenly Mocha Chunk.

Dark Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Pretzel

Heavenly Mocha Chunk Cookie

Some of our other favorites that Kimble's Catering offers include Salty Toffee (not pictured), Lemon Delight, Classic Sugar, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, and Monster.

Lemon Delight Cookie

Classic Sugar Cookie

Peanut Butter Cookie

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

Monster Cookie with M&M's

If you are interested in these delicious cookies for your next event and would like to know more about what the Kimble's Catering team can offer, check us out at or give us a call at 706.881.5591.

All cookies pictured are locally sourced through Crave Cookie Company.

Crave Cookie Company Logo

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