National Sugar Cookie Day
About National Sugar Cookie Day
When is National Sugar Cookie Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 9
Most likely you are in the middle of a summer what wave. Yet, we wake up to a summer holiday that encourages us to fire up the oven and bake cookies. National Sugar Cookie Day is a day to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, as you pull out your cookie cutters, you quickly realize it’s just too hot to do any baking today. Going to the bakery to buy some on this July 9 holiday sounds like a much better idea. Popular with young kids, and old kids, sugar cookies usually don’t last long around the house. So, make sure you buy plenty of them.
It’s pretty easy to see how sugar cookies came to get their own special day. Almost everyone has had them. Many people are hooked on them. Put out a plate of sugar cookies, and you can be certain they won’t be there for long. We haven’t seen any surveys, but it’s a sure bet that sugar cookies are right up there with chocolate chip cookies as America’s favorite cookie.
Spend a portion of the day baking sugar cookies. They are very easy to make. If you have kids, make today a real family holiday, and let them help with the baking. Homemade cookies taste best when you helped to bake them. Once you’ve baked the cookies, hurry and pop them into your mouth while they are still warm. They’re mmmmmmmmm…. good!
Just for a Giggle: Make the sugar cookies with your Christmas cookie cutters. Then, tell everyone it’s Christmas in July!
How to Celebrate and Participate in National Sugar Cookie Day
There are many things you can do to celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day. Here are a few ideas:
- Go to your local bakery or grocery store and buy some sugar cookies.
- Out your cookie cutters and bake them at home.
- Bring some to work to share with coworkers.
- Bring a plate of sugar cookies to a neighbor or friend.
- Brig a plate of cookies to someone who is lonely or needs cheering up.
Why did the Oreo cookie visit the dentist? … To have his filling replaced.
History and Origin of National Sugar Cookie Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.
As we researched this special day, we first thought it would have been better celebrated during the December holidays. Then, we realized the wisdom of the creator of this day. She chose mid-summer, to serve as a reminder, and to encourage people to enjoy sugar cookies any and every day of the year.
We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. There are no congressional records or presidential proclamations.
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