National Chocolate Chip Day is May 15!

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National Chocolate Chip Day is May 15!

You didn’t expect me to let this day pass, did you? There is a day that celebrates the wonderful, able-to- satisfy a- chocolate craving- little morsel and that is one day that I have to celebrate.




Ruth Wakefield...commit her name to your memory if you are a lover of all things chocolate chips, and especially the original Toll House Cookies. If you are interested, read how necessity being the mother of invention rang true in this instance.


I have a confession to make (and I have a feeling that some others reading this will know what I’m talking about) and that is that hidden in my pantry is always a bag of Nestle® Toll House® Morsels.  

Sometimes they are used to make the actual cookie, and often they are used in other recipes. However, when that gotta-have-it-now chocolate craving hits, I know where the bag is.  I do my best to find the dark chocolate morsels.

So, how will you celebrate this day?

Of course, you could always make the Original Toll House Cookies!

Or, you could try these 6 Different Ways to Use Chocolate Chips but careful if you want to melt chocolate. If you get the heat too high and it scorches it, you’ll have to throw it out.


You could also…

Drop them in your pancake batter

Sprinkle them on top of your ice cream

Add them to muffins

Put one in each dip in a waffle


chocolate chips


There you go! I don’t know about you but I’m heading for my bag of chocolate chips!!!



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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Count me in on this day, Kathy.  I'm going to have to tell my wife and this will be our dessert.

May 15, 2018 04:44 AM #4
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Good morning, Kathy Streib can I find them fat free, sugar free, low carb and high protein??? I'll buy a case.... 

May 15, 2018 04:50 AM #5
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Good morning,  Kathy - and there seems to be something real estate- related about  "Toll House" that practically slipped by me.  Practically but not totally.  Happy Tuesday. 

May 15, 2018 05:25 AM #6
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am thinking that whomever came up with these days to observe, really liked chocolate, haha.

May 15, 2018 06:15 AM #7
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Hi Kathy... what's not to like about chocolate or chocolate chips... especially the semi-sweet ones you have pictured?

May 15, 2018 07:30 AM #8
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you for sharing . Unfortunately I do not have any chocolate chips in my pantry.

May 15, 2018 07:31 AM #9
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

I'm going to count my Toojay's "blondie" as a willing participant in today's celebration. They're loaded with Toll House chips.

May 15, 2018 07:34 AM #10
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Kathy, I was ahead of schedule and made them in a open house on this pass Saturday.  I have a open house on this Saturday and will make them again to give a nice smell to the house.


May 15, 2018 08:45 AM #11
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Wayne Martin Not quite an expert but do love them. 

Donald Urschalitz and for me they have to be home made!

Dorie Dillard you are creating wonderful memories for HH and BB. Ok, I need the recipe for cheese potatoes!!!

May 15, 2018 09:17 AM #12
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Gabe Sanders you can go online and there is a recipe for 60 second chocolate chip mug cookie!

Barbara Todaro LOL Sorry, you're going to have to stick to your fresh fruit!!!

Michael Jacobs we once made 3 different batches of the cookies because we wanted to perfect the recipe to how we liked it. 

May 15, 2018 09:21 AM #13
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Brian England i don't know if I  could trust someone who didn't like chocolate! (Just kidding)

Nina Hollander I like them too!  I love semi-sweet or dark chocolate. 

Gita Bantwal oh no!!!!  I have to have a bag in my house!

May 15, 2018 09:24 AM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Kevin J. May That works for me!!!

Will Hamm I would attend just to get the cookies!!!

May 15, 2018 09:25 AM #15
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
Lyon Real Estate - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

Hey Kathy, I love semi-sweet, too. When I was a kid, I had a miniature candy bar savings bank. The deal was every time I put in a penny, I would get a candy bar. It was supposed to be a way to force me to save money. Instead, I figured out how to get it open and ate them all. My parents should have known better.

May 15, 2018 09:41 AM #16
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

Oh man .. this is a Day/Celebration I can really wrap my mind around (and my mouth), Kathy Streib ...

I'm letting my wife know about this.  Just as a hint though ...  


May 15, 2018 10:00 AM #17
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I will be delighted to celebrate this one and in my humble opinion, these chips are better than Nestles

More chocolate and bittersweet.  A

May 15, 2018 10:23 AM #18
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy you can't go wrong with chocolate, no matter what shape it is in

May 15, 2018 11:49 AM #19
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Kathy Streib the National Chocolate Chip Day my favorite day to celebrate.

May 15, 2018 02:54 PM #20
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

This makes me want to be back in Florida and get a chipper from TooJay's.

May 15, 2018 07:29 PM #21
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

Nothing like a crunchy chocolate chip cookie, dipped into a glass of ice cold milk.. Tasty

May 16, 2018 01:57 AM #22
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I keep a supply of chocolate chips too....mine are dark chocolate, dairy free. Honestly, I can't tell the difference.

May 18, 2018 06:48 AM #23
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