Shock Collar Question – January 14

Jubal is wearing the Shock Collar this morning!

Today’s question: There’s a very popular food creation that was invented in the 1950’s. Surprisingly, it was made by an Ivy league professor named Robert Baker as an experiment in a science class. Instead of getting a patent for it, he published the dish as an academic work and shortly after the idea was picked up by restaurants all around the country. Now this food item is enjoyed by millions of children across the country to this day. What was it?