Toll House is taking the "cook" out of cookie.
Raw cookie has always been a popular snack food, but it has not always been safe. Health officials are the cause of sickness and infections, such as salmonella. While that has not been a lot of people from risking it over the years, several companies have introduced safe-to-eat raw cookie dough over the last few years.
Nestle Toll House just entered the uncooked-cookie market with their own brand of raw cookie dough. In a complex series of events, Toll House's Twitter account tweeted a link to an article from Cosmopolitan, which referenced an Instagram post from a food blog that had discovered the new item. Toll House simply confirmed its existence with a simple caption: "Surprise!"
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The original Instagram post was created by Familyfooddude, who claims to have found the 1
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The surprise announcement was with both excitement and surprise from fans. Several people simply felt shocked that raw cookie was already considered safe to eat. One user posted "Wait, so you're real cookie dough was never safe to eat?" Another user asked "has not always been?"
] This last December, the CDC once again reminded people not to eat raw cookie dough. According to them, ingredients in the dough, including eggs and flour, can be found bacteria and salmonella.
Whatever scientist or chef figured out how to make raw cookie dough safe to eat deserves every cooking award in existence.