NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY National Chocolate Day? One would think there is a week for chocolate? This day has been set aside every year to celebrate a favorite sweet treat that has been delighting both children and adults of all ages for generations. There are a number of holidays dedicated to
February 11th – National Peppermint Patty Day National Peppermint Patty Day first came about in the 1800’s. A peppermint patty is mint covered with chocolate, usually dark chocolate. The chocolate candy became popular in 1940 when it was made by the York Company, who created the official name, York Peppermint Patty.
National Almond Day – February 16th The almond is originally from Asia but became a staple food for nomadic tribes when it helped them to sustain during long journeys. The almond has become so popular it has been transformed to several additional food products including, almond milk, paste, flour, butter,
February 19th – National Chocolate Mint Day National Chocolate Mint Day is a holiday created by the U.S. National Confectioners Association so that all chocolate mint lovers can eat this treat all day long (without the guilt). This holiday is very similar to National Peppermint Patty Day, a holiday also celebrated
National Chocolate Covered Nut Day Also referred to as Chocolate Covered Peanut Day, this holiday is all about dipping your favorite nuts in chocolate. Some common nuts used for the holiday include peanuts, almonds, and pecan. While it is popular to cover the nuts with dark chocolate, milk chocolate is also
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CARAMEL DAY This day has been set aside every year to celebrate the winning combination of chocolate and caramel that has been delighting both children and adults of all ages for generations. Unlike National Caramel Day, which is celebrated on April 5th, this day is about chocolate and