Of all the sweet snacks that are available today, chocolate covered raisins are among the most popular. In line with their name, chocolate covered raisins are simply raisins coated with a thick coating of dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate. They are commonly found in vending machines at movie halls and shopping malls all over the U.S.
Although definitely not in the category of health food, they are still a popular choice for a quick fix in between meals. Chocolate covered raisins are enjoyed by children and adults alike. With so much importance attached to this incongruous sweet snack, it is not surprising that there is a special day attached it. National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day is celebrated on the 24th of March every year. It is not an official holiday. The origin of this holiday is not known.
On this day, the idea is to have lots of chocolate covered raisins. These should be easy enough to get from your local shopping mall.
Once you have stocked up on your chocolate covered raisins, you need to find someone to share them with. You can get your family together and have some together.
Eating chocolate covered raisins is definitely a bonding process when you share them with others. In this way, you can share some special moments with your loved ones – your family members or some special (or very special) friends.
Go through your list of contacts and pick out a friend who you have lost touch with. Call up and just wish them “Happy National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day”. Your friend is bound to be pleasantly surprised with this thoughtful gesture.
If possible, you can locate where the friend who you call up is and visit them with some chocolate covered raisins. It will be a great experience for both of you.
You can spend the day with your partner on National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day. Go for a movie where you are bound to find lots of chocolate covered raisins to enjoy during the show, or just chill out at home with lots of them to enjoy in the pleasure of each other’s company.
Happy National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day!