Wally “Famous” Amos

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie?

One of the best was the original “Famous Amos” cookies, created by Wally Amos, who, as a young man, used to bake cookies with his aunt. He took her recipe, added some unusual ingredients, and .. presto.

But nearly three decades ago, Amos lost his company — and was then actually sued over the use of his own name, when he tried to start a new cookie company.

He explained igt to me in our 1994 conversation.

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