National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Peanut Butter Cookie day is celebrated on June 12th of every year in various parts of the world. The Aztecs actually propounded this special day in the fourteenth century only in America but it took several years to make it famous. In the early years of twentieth century these people developed a taste and came up with many uses of peanuts. In the year 1916 George Washington Carver also came forward and started promoting the peanuts and its various uses. In the book called ‘How to Grow Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumptions ‘ several method have been discussed and it became an integral thing in promoting the  Peanut Butter Cookie Day. Families later on started celebrating this special day at a very large scale at various places like hotels, restaurants, houses, picnics and others.

How to Celebrate the Day

Peanut Butter Cookie Day is celebrated by preparing different delicious items with the help of peanuts. Grandmothers take out their expert recipes of making homemade peanut butter cookies and distribute among people. Kids and school going children also prefer to have peanut butter cookies with their meal, lunch, etc. There are certain places where hotels and restaurants organize several cooking competitions and many talented individuals come forward to showcase their skills. Government is also promoting the Peanut Butter Cookie Day by asking the schools, colleges and departments to come up with innovative and creative ideas on celebrating this day. This way the Peanut Butter Cookie Day is becoming famous day by day and getting the recognition nationally and internationally.


In many locations the Peanut Butter Cookie Day involves several activities like preparing different dishes of peanuts, organizing cooking fests, calling expert chefs and others. They prepare dishes like, biscuits, cakes, pastries, triple peanut butter cookies and many other tasty items. At many social gathering also this day is celebrated with families coming up and enjoying the party and eating. There are many food chains that send their cooks to participate in the various competitions held in all parts of the world. They try to spread the diversified cooking styles and prepare dishes made of peanuts in the most attractive and creative manner.

Importance of the Day

The Peanut Butter Cookie Day is getting fame every single day and people from a lot of geographies are loving it. This is because it has got special and unique ways of celebrations in different locations. It has a great importance in promoting different dishes and items which are prepared with the help of peanuts. Many cooking methods and ways are also developed across the world in the name of the Peanut Butter Cookie Day. One good thing with this day is that by celebrating it one can get some free time and will be away from the busy life. People refresh themselves with the different activities of the day. There is also the opportunity to eat food from other locations and give a try to many new things.

Peanut Butter Cookie Quotes

Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.
- James A. Garfield

I make a mean peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
- Jack Black

Rice cakes and peanut butter is my favorite snack in the whole wide world.
- Maggie Lawson

While traveling, I love granola bars, trail mix nuts, dry cereal and fruit for on-the-go snacks. I also try and start the day with a high fiber and protein meal, such as whole-grain toast with peanut butter.
- Christie Rampone

I have no idea why a guy would bring a jar of peanut butter to a concert.
- Iggy Pop

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
- Charles M. Schulz

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day