The food holiday celebrates a beloved treat that was created by Ruth Wakefield of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1936. Some say that this happened by accident, while others believe that she did this on purpose to try something different. Either way, people around the world are grateful for it.
No doubt many bakeries around the country will celebrate this big day by showcasing their special versions of chocolate chip cookies. In our latest slideshow, we look at some of the top bakery cookies from across the U.S.