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NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY – September 21

National Pecan Cookie Day - September 21

National Pecan Cookie Day – September 21

NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY

Each year on September 21, people across the United States celebrate National Pecan Cookie Day.

This delicious cookie can be (and is) eaten, and enjoyed, morning, noon and night by hungry snackers everywhere.

In relationship to National Pecan Cookie Day,  National Pecan Day is a food holiday celebrated each year on April 14.

“The pecan is a species of hickory.  In the United States pecans are native to Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana  Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.”

“Pecan” is from an Algonquian word, meaning a nut requiring a stone to crack”

Happy National Pecan Cookie Day!

CELEBRATE

To celebrate National Pecan Cookie Day, try one of the following”tried and true” Pecan Cookie recipes:

http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/764/doris-pecan-powdered-sugar-drops
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/butter-pecan-cookies/
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/raisin-pecan-oatmeal-cookies-recipe/index.html

Post on social media using #NationalPecanCookieDay to encourage others to do the same.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Pecan Cookie Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

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