National Pecan Cookie Day celebrates the delicious, nutritious treat loved by millions. The holiday is celebrated annually on September 21. On this day, houses are filled with the aroma of fresh pastries, and housewives share recipes.
The literal translation of the word pecan it a nut, which requires a stone to crack. You can find it in central and south America, but the first pecan was discovered in the 16th century in Mexico. The taste of nuts was so loved and liked by people that they immediately began using it in cooking.
- If you love pecans, pay attention to April 14 – this is the national day of this nut.
- In 1773, President George Washington planted some of these trees.
- Before becoming the main component of delicious cookies, the nut became a symbol of the state of Texas.
- Pecans are rich in fiber, vitamins, iron, and magnesium. It is often used in diets.
- A great addition to soft, crumbly, nutty cookies is a glass of milk, however, or you can brew tea or coffee.
- The US exports over 80% of the world’s pecans.
How to take part
Find an old cookbook and bake delicious cookies. Treat your friends, relatives, and colleagues to them. You don’t have to stick to the classic recipe, try a secret ingredient. If you have children, be sure to involve them; they will be happy to bake cookies and then eat them. If you don’t want to make them yourself, just buy a packet.
When is National Pecan Cookie Day in 2023?
National Pecan Cookie Day is observed on September 21 each year.