National Sugar Cookie Day

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If mornings are for coffee and contemplation, then the rest of the day is for sugar cookies. Now while you're gasping at such profound sugar logic, let's delve into the delicious, sweet, crumbly world of National Sugar Cookie Day history. But don't worry, no exercise is required! Run your eyes, not your laps. And worry not about crumbs, there's no cleaning up in internet history.

When is Sugar Cookie Day?

It's national sugar cookie day on the 9th July.

A Sprinkle of Sugar Cookie Insight

Our first recorded internet rave on National Sugar Cookie Day damnear broke the net. On 09 July 2015, all 6,365 mentions of the day erupted like a flurry of confectioner's sugar across the world wide web. The internet has since kept its sweet tooth for this day, setting a rather tasty tradition that gives us the gift of guilt-free snacking.

Sweet Beginnings

Sugar cookies might sound American – and they do do an exceptional job there, but the delicacy sailed over from Nazareth, Pennsylvania by German Protestant settlers back in the day. Now they're as American as apple pie, or rather, apple pie is as American as them.

Sugar Up, It's Celebration Time

The eminent National Sugar Cookie Day is celebrated on the 9th of July every year. Not only do we honour the existence of this sweet nibble, but the internet also serves as a platform for cyber folks to share their recipes, their love for the cookie, and more importantly, their mouth-watering photos of sugar cookies. Remember to snap before you snack, folks!

Sugar High

From bakers piping out their best buttercream roses on Instagram to cafes offering delicacies so tempting, they make our new year resolutions weak in the knees, everyone is on a sugar high.

Did you know?

Did you know that sugar cookies were once known as the 'Nazareth Cookies' by the 18th-century German settlers? Well, now you can munch on your next cookie with a sprinkle of knowledge!


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First identified

8th July 2015

Most mentioned on

9th July 2015

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