National Sugar Cookie Day 2020 - Important Date, History, Quotes, Facts & How to observe the National Sugar Cookie Day

National Sugar Cookie Day 2020 is observed on 9 July 2020 to acknowledge the simple but most delicious sugar cookies and to enjoy the plateful of cookies. Get the information about the history of National Sugar Cookie Day, quotes, facts & how to celebrate the National Sugar Cookie Day 2020 from this article.

Keerthana | Updated Jul 08, 2020 06:35 AM

National Sugar Cookie Day 2020 - Important Date, History, Quotes, Facts & How to observe the National Sugar Cookie Day

National Sugar Cookie Day 2020

National Sugar Cookie Day is celebrated on July 9 of every year across the country. National Sugar Cookie Day 2020 is marked to honor the taste of the most popular sugar cookies which play a big role in our day-to-day lives. People around the country use these sugar cookies as a treat for every special occasion and this National Sugar Cookie Day is the perfect time to enjoy the plateful of cookies.

A favorite and very easy-to-make sugar cookie is the all-time kids’ favourite cookies which quickly disappear after they get out of the oven. The majority of sugar cookies are made of sugar, flour, vanilla, butter, eggs, and baking powder or baking soda. For cookies the main flavor is vanilla. And yet sugar cookies are highly adaptable because people can render them with different decorations, in different shapes. Although most people still have the ingredients on hand, some of the ingredients should be fresh to the best result.

What is the history of the National Sugar Cookie Day?

The creator and the history of the National Sugar Cookie Day is unknown. Originating back in the 1700s in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, the German Protestant settlers initially referred to sugar cookies as Nazareth cookies and baked them in the form of a keystone, the symbol of their state. They didn't call the first sugar cookies as sugar cookies. Before being called a sugar cookie they had been called by several different names. 

The sugar cookie recipe comes from an earlier source, called a jumble. Jumble is a biscuit that was unleavened after it was dried and could be kept for several months. When time went on Pennsylvania introduced the Nazarene Sugar Cookie as the Commonwealth 's official cookie, passing the House Bill 1892. The sugar cookie has been served since its formation in the name of every celebration that reaches the table.

Why should National Sugar Cookie Day be observed?

Sugar cookies are part of every celebration and it deserves to celebrate one day. The sugar cookie is the most loved snack, and at the national sugar cookie day, let the love be shared with family and friends. People always used to stock sugar cookies for their kids. Sugar cookies are very fun to decorate for both kids and adults. There are a number of sugar cookie varieties. Everyone is tasty in their own way. So it's time to taste the varieties of sugar cookies.  

How to observe the National Sugar Cookie Day?

On this National Sugar Cookie Day, enjoy the sugar cookies by watching the favourite web series or have tea with loved ones. Some other ways to celebrate this day are

  • Bake the variety of sugar cookies and have fun on decorating them with kids

  • Buy some freshly baked sugar cookies from the bakery who can't make it at home

  • Learn some tips and tricks to get the perfect sugar cookies

  • Share the baked cookies with friends and relatives

  • Use #NationalSugarCookieDay on social media and share the celebration of Sugar Cookie Day

Sugar Cookies - Facts

In 2015, within 60 minutes Pillsbury was awarded the world record for the most ice biscuits/cookies. They enlisted the help of shopper at America's mall and decorated 1169 sugar cookies

  • By using a method known as creaming, one can make fluffier cookies.

  • When butter and sugar are creamed properly, the cookie dough will be combined with air. That will make it lighter and give something to work with it more

  • Approximately 171 million tons of raw sugar will be produced worldwide in 2012 from sugar cane and sugar beets

  • Sugar adds weight and contributes to the flavor of the cookies. Different forms of sugar are often used in one common recipe. The finished cookies would be darker in color, with more light brown or medium brown sugar

  • Sugar is a must in the batter but getting on hand for decoration is also beneficial. Sanding sugar is a popular topper for sugar cookies because its crystals reflect light and create a bright, sparkling appearance

  • This name was not named after the first sugar cookies. When word began spreading about these delicious desserts throughout Europe in the 17th century, and later when they were introduced to the Americas, some amusing terms were employed to describe these little treats

Sugar Cookies - Quotes

  • “Every cookie is a sugar cookie. A cookie without sugar is a cracker.” - Gary Gulman

  • “I have been a joy to live with all spring: Upbeat, warm and tender, uncomplicated, and loving. I am no trouble at all. You could press me into the dough and make sugar cookies out of me, I've been so sweet.” - Adriana Trigiani

  • “America ships tons of sugar cookies to Denmark and Denmark ships tons of sugar cookies to America. Wouldn't it be more efficient just to swap recipes?” - Michael Pollan

  • “I like cookies, any cookie you put in front of me - animal cookies, sugar cookies, anything crunchy.” - Maria Shriver

  • “You know what ambrosia tastes like? It tastes like all the things you can't eat on Weight Watchers. Cheeseburgers, sugar cookies, regular freaking ice cream instead of, like, ice cream that's made out of air and human hope.” - John Green

  • “People have got to learn: if they don’t have cookies in the cookie jar, they can’t eat cookies.” – Suze Orman

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National Sugar Cookie Day - FAQ

1. Who invented the sugar cookie?  

It is believed that the sugar cookie originated in Nazareth Pennsylvania in the mid-1700s. A round, crumbly, and buttery cookie made by German Protestant settlers came to be known as the Nazareth Cookie.

2. How long can sugar cookies last?

Usually, sugar cookies will last up to 2 weeks in an airtight jar in the counter or pantry, and up to 6 months in the freezer.

3. Do cookie jars keep cookies fresh?

Keeping the cookies in an airtight container will help cookies to remain fresh. Containers such as ceramic cookie jars can look great, but they are often not airtight and can easily make the cookies stale. Layering keeps the cookies new and healthy from cracking.

4. What makes cookies soft and chewy?  

High humidity content does; therefore it is necessary to adjust the recipe, baking time, and temperature to maintain moisture. It prevents the evaporation by binding the water in butter, eggs and brown sugar with flour.