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. Peanut Butter cookie is the type of cookie that 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 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 one who is well-known for promoting Peanut Butter. He compiled 105 recipes from 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, peanut butter cookies came into the limelight, and people started baking them in their homes. Only in the late 1920s peanut butter was listed as one of the ingredients to make a cookie.
People use Peanut Butter in Sandwiches, but a peanut butter cookie is more famous, and it can be taken as a snack anytime in the day. Earlier in 1920, peanut butter cookies were rolled thin and cut into shapes. It was in the year 1932 that the most famous criss-cross mark made using fork tines was published by the Schenectady Gazette. Nowadays, all 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 the Day
Celebrate Peanut Butter Cookie Day by baking cookies of your own and eating them. Go to your grandmother and get her recipes on how to bake a peanut butter cookie, and start baking 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.
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