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On June 23, we celebrate a delicious dessert made of shortbread; this is National Pecan Sandies Day and the time to show your confectionery talents. These treats are adored by children and their parents. The dish is healthy and nutritious. It gives great pleasure, provoking the production of hormones of happiness.

The History

Keebler was the first company to register a product name. The company engaged in the manufacture of cookies has secured the status of an innovator. This happened in the middle of the last century. The manufacturer played a huge role in the emergence of the national day associated with the popularity of the product.

Interesting Facts

Flour, butter, powdered sugar for decoration, and pecans are used for cooking. The dough has a crumbly structure.

  1. The best addition to dessert is a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot tea.
  2. Historical documents allow us to call Malaysia the country where the tradition of cooking cookies and confectionery with nuts first appeared.
  3. In some variations, the dessert is made in a round shape, in which case it is called a «hedgehog» or «snow globe».

To make the taste and the structure soft, you need to make the dough dry and limit the addition of sugar.

How to celebrate

Take part in a culinary competition or a master class. Pecan cookies make an excellent gift for family and friends. Don’t be afraid of criticism, it allows you to improve. Find an interesting recipe that uses exotic ingredients or unusual techniques to create a unique taste.

When is National Pecan Sandies Day celebrated in 2022?

National Pecan Sandies Day is observed on June 23 each year.