Scrolling through Twitter this morning, I stumbled upon a tweet from @Jif that one of my friends had shared.
— Jif® Peanut Butter (@Jif) April 2, 2017
Annually on April 2, Americans celebrate national peanut butter and jelly day. Did you know that the average American will have eaten over 2,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time they graduate from high school?
The pairing of peanut butter and jelly on bread in the United States dates back to 1901. Over 100 years ago, in the late 1920s, the price of peanut butter declined, and the sandwich became very popular with children. According to Livestrong, a normal PB&J offers 27% of your daily fat and 22% of your calories.
As a huge lover of peanut butter and grape jelly, my mouth was watering as I read through that list of ways the National Day Calendar suggested to observe this annual celebration. Here are a handful of my favorites:
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes
- Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge
Join in on the celebration and share your creations on social media with