National Peanut Butter Cookie Day is celebrated on June 12th of Every Year. The National Peanut Butter Cookie day is to honor the tasty Peanut Butter Cookie and to make others know about the taste of it. Peanut Butter cookie is the type of cookie which includes Peanut butter as its main ingredient. This day is mainly celebrated to make people aware of the health benefits that are gained by consuming the peanut butter cookies.
“Peanut Butter M&Ms in the fridge, I always have a giant bag. Every cookie and candy I put in the fridge, it always manages to taste better when it’s cold.” – Hilary Rhoda
History of National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
The creator of National Peanut Butter Cookie Day is not known. George Washington Carver, American Agriculture Educator, is the one who is well known for promoting Peanut Butter. He compiled 105 recipes form various recipes and books. These 105 recipes include peanut butter as the main ingredient. Among the 105 recipes, 3 cookie recipes were included. After this, the peanut butter cookies come into the limelight with people started baking them in their homes. Only in late 1920’s the peanut butter was listed as one of the ingredients to make a cookie.
People use Peanut Butter in Sandwiches but a peanut butter cookie more famous and it can be taken as a snack anytime in a day. Earlier in 1920, peanut butter cookies were rolled thin and cut into shapes. It was in the year 1932, the most famous criss-cross mark made using fork tines were published by the Schenectady Gazette. Nowadays all the peanut cookies are made with the same pattern as it gets baked well in this shape.
Other Celebrations on June 12
June 12 is also celebrated as
- National Jerky Day
- National Loving Day
- National Red Rose Day
- International Falafel Day
- National Superman Day
How to Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Celebrate the Peanut Butter Cookie day by baking cookies of your own and eating it. Go to your grandmother and get her recipes on how to bake a peanut butter cookie and start baking on yourself. Don’t forget to put the traditional crisscross design on your cookie. Once you have baked it, share it with your friends and family and have a great time on this day. Share your experience in social forums with the hashtag #HappyNationalPeanutDay.