National Rice Krispie Treat Day has been feasted annually on September 18. It is a treat for foodie lovers to celebrate and enjoy the delicious dessert. National Rice Krispie Treat Day is an unofficial food holiday that celebrates the no-bake recipe which is a tasty treat for the sweet tooth.
“Playfulness. We’ve baked Mallomars and Rice Krispies treats, made milkshakes, and even built a macaron cake in the shape of a Christmas tree. These items remind people of their childhood; we just recreate them with adult flavors.” – David Castle
History of National Rice Krispie Treat Day
The Rice Krispie Treat Day was first celebrated in the year 2005. The Rice Krispies was introduced by Kellogg’s Company for the first time in 1928 and was a moderate success. The delicious dessert was first named Puffed Wheat Squares. A decade later, it has become a popular breakfast cereal. It is a dessert made by the combination of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies with a mix of margarine or butter and melted marshmallows or marshmallow creme. At times, the marshmallows can be replaced with a binding agent like caramel or syrup. Mildred Day was a Campfire Girls troop leader who, on seeking an inexpensive fundraiser idea, mixed the cereal with butter, and hence the Rice Krispie was born. Melitta Jensen and Mildred Day, who were Kellogg’s employees, are credited for their invention of a promotional vehicle for the cereal in 1939.
Other Celebrations on September 18
September 18 is also celebrated as
- International Read an Ebook Day
- Cheeseburger Day
- Water Monitoring Day
- Hug A Greeting Card Writer Day
How to Celebrate the Day
You can prepare the Rice Krispie for yourself and your family members on this day as a treat for this celebration. You can add some nuts, saffron, and cardamom to garnish. Bake it in the oven with your favorite shape. Make the dessert more colorful by smashing some candies. Put a sticker on it when it hardens and serves it for children. Post and share your Rice Krispie Treat Day celebrations on social media using the hashtag #NationalRiceKrispieTreatDay.
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