"We were looking for another snack item"... [T]hey decided to chop the cornmeal product into small pieces and coat it with cheese. "We wanted to make it as healthy as possible," he said, "so it was baked, not fried."That last sentence cracks me up. It looks like it's going to explain why the food is a "doodle," but there isn't a clue!
The name Doodle occurred to him as they sat round a table sampling various kinds of cheese for snacks.
August 3, 2010
"We were fooling around and found out there was a machine that extruded cornmeal and it almost popped like popcorn."
The inventor the Cheez Doodle, Morrie Yohai, has died. He was 90.