National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
About National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
When is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day? This holiday is always celebrated on March 24
National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day is today. This March 24 holiday is a day to enjoy this tasty combination of chocolate and fruit. Chocolate lovers who like raisins, find the combination simply irresistible. Kids find them irresistible, too. Giving them to your kids is one way to get them to eat healthy raisins.
Are you watching your waistline? National Chocolate Raisin Day will not help you here. You’re on your own.
While you munch on a few chocolate-covered raisins today, browse through our Chocolate Trivia article.
Follow the Logic?: Chocolate is made from cocoa beans (a vegetable) and raisins are from grapes (a fruit). And, we all know that vegetables and fruit are good for you. Therefore, aren’t chocolate-covered raisins good for you?
How to Celebrate National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
- Chow down on a bunch of chocolate covered raisins.
- Don’t buy them. Make them yourself.
- Bring some to work to share with your co-workers.
I told my wife she should embrace her mistakes…. She gave me a hug.
History and Origin of National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. This day was most likely created by the candy makers. We also find it surprising that this day is during the Christian season of Lent when many people give up chocolates. Sometimes, life just isn’t fair……..
We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.
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