National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day is celebrated every year on April 2. Did you know that the average American will have eaten over two thousand peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time they graduate high school? In 1901, the first reference was published of peanut butter paired with jelly on bread, by Julia Davis Chandler of the good ol’ USA. Make this day a memorable one celebrating one of America’s classic sandwiches.
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day Activities
1. Make a peanut butter and jelly burger
Yes, we said it. Go to your local grocery store to buy the ingredients, and handle business. Surprisingly, this tastes like heaven. Try it!
2. Cruise over to your local deli
You’ll be amazed at all the delis and options you’ll find nearby. Walk-in and enjoy a finely crafted sandwich at your fingertips.
3. Pack a PB&J sandwich for somebody
Yes, we said it. Give a PB&J sandwich to a loved-one, friend, or a complete stranger you pass on the street. Spread the love, one PB&J sandwich at a time.
Why We Love National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
Sometimes, when we go out to eat, we don’t like want to be challenged. We crave the taste of the familiar and nothing's more familiar, at least to Americans, than the taste of a good ol’ PB&J sandwich.
B. It’s a great on-the-go meal
While some people love sitting down and taking their time to enjoy a great PB&J sandwich, some just simply have a fast-paced lifestyle. For those people always on the go, a classic PB&J sandwich is always a great idea.
C. It’s simple
Bread? Check. Peanut Butter? Check. Jelly? Check. You’re in good hands after that.