April 2 – National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day #NationalPeanutButterandJellyDay
April 2 – National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day #NationalPeanutButterandJellyDay, It’s National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Did you know that the average American consumes 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the age of 18? The combination of sweet jelly and salty peanut butter has been a staple in school lunchboxes for over fifty years.
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According to one story, American soldiers invented the peanut butter and jelly sandwich during World War II. They decided to combine their bread, jelly, and peanut butter rations into a fabulous new treat. When the soldiers returned home after the war, peanut butter and jelly sales soared.
To celebrate National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, make this iconic American sandwich for lunch!