Informative Speech

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I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: Warm, gooey, fresh, soft. I bet you are wondering what I am describing. I am describing a fresh out of the oven chocolate chip cookie. B. Audience Relevance: How many of you like chocolate chip cookies? C. Speaker Credibility: Me too! They are my favorite type of cookie. I use to make them all the time with my grandma when I was growing up. D. Thesis/Preview: Describing the cookie doesn’t tell you where they came from and how they are made though. I’m going to inform you about the history of the chocolate chip cookie, how it’s made, and inform you about different recipes. Transitional Statement: First let’s learn about the history and the inventor of the cookie. II. Main Point #1: The History

A. Samantha Seneviratne states that he chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1930 on accident by Ruth Wakefield. B. According to Famous Women Inventors, Ruth and her husband owned the Toll House Inn in Massachusetts. C. Ruth was a dietitian and lectured on food, she also prepared all the meals at the Inn. D. Ruth was making her favorite batch of cookies when she noticed she was out of baker’s chocolate so she substituted it with broken pieces of NESTLE chocolate. She expected it to melt and turn the cookies into all chocolate, but instead it didn’t and she invented the chocolate chip cookie. Transitional Statement: Now that you have learned some the history I’m going to tell you what ingredients you need and tell you how to make the cookies. II. Main Point # 2: Ingredients and Directions

A. Ingredients Needed from NESTLE TOLL HOUSE are:
* 2 ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour
* 1 tsp. Baking Soda
* 1 tsp. Salt
* 1 Cup Butter, softened
* ¾ Cup Granulated Sugar
* ¾ Cup packed Brown Sugar
* 1 tsp. Vanilla
* 2 large Eggs
B. Utensils Needed
* Mixer and bowl
* Measuring Cups
* Oven
* Cookie Sheets and cooling rack
* Spatula