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National Graham Crackers Day

Celebrate National Graham Crackers Day with a delicious twist: try out some new recipes and creative toppings to make your snack even tastier!
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July 5
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Introduction

Get ready to celebrate National Graham Crackers Day on July 5! This day is all about honoring the crunchy, honey-sweet snack that has been around for over 200 years. The graham cracker was invented by Sylvester Graham in the 1800s and since then it's become one of America's favorite snacks. It can be enjoyed with a glass of cold milk, topped with chocolate or as a base for s'mores - no matter how you eat them, they're sure to bring smiles!

History of National Graham Crackers Day

National Graham Crackers Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1829</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sylvester Graham's Birth</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sylvester Graham, inventor of the graham cracker, was born. He would grow up to champion a high-fiber vegetarian diet.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1837</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Graham Cracker Invented</div><div class='timeline-text'>As part of his dietary beliefs, Sylvester Graham invents the graham cracker as a whole grain, minimally processed alternative to other types of bread.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1851</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sylvester Graham's Death</div><div class='timeline-text'>Despite the passing of their creator, graham crackers continue to be produced and enjoyed by many.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1925</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First S'mores Recipe</div><div class='timeline-text'>The recipe for S'mores, which uses graham crackers as one of its main ingredients, is first published in the Girl Scout handbook "Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1957</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Graham Crackers</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Nabisco Company starts producing a version of graham crackers much like the ones we have today, sweeter and lighter than Sylvester Graham's initial creation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Graham Crackers Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Celebration of National Graham Crackers Day began with unknown origins, but has become widely recognized as a day to enjoy the sweet, whole-grain snack.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Graham Crackers Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own graham crackers</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>With some simple ingredients, you can make your own graham crackers from scratch. All you need is all-purpose flour, graham flour, dark brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and butter.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for graham crackers</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head down to the store and pick up some graham crackers to celebrate National Graham Crackers Day. There are so many different varieties to choose from—from traditional honey grahams to more adventurous flavors like chocolate or cinnamon.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Build a graham cracker house</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>What better way to celebrate National Graham Crackers day than by building an edible house out of graham crackers? You can use royal icing to "glue" the pieces together and decorate with candy and icing.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Eat a s'more</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Who doesn't love a classic s'more made with two graham crackers and a roasted marshmallow? It's the perfect treat to celebrate National Graham Crackers Day!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends and family over for a National Graham Crackers Day celebration! You can serve up all sorts of delicious treats made with graham crackers—from cheesecakes to pies and beyond.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Graham Crackers Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Graham crackers are a versatile snack</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Graham crackers can be used in so many different ways. They can be eaten as a snack straight out of the box, or used to make everything from s'mores to pies. And if you're feeling creative, you can even use them to make their own unique desserts!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Graham crackers are super simple to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>While store bought graham crackers are convenient and tasty, making your own homemade version is surprisingly easy! All you need is some all purpose flour, butter, brown sugar and a few other ingredients - and before you know it, you'll have your own homemade graham crackers that taste amazing!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Graham crackers are an amazing base for endless recipes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>One of the best things about graham crackers is that they make an excellent base for all kinds of recipes. From classic s'mores to more adventurous creations like cheesecake bars or chocolate mud pie, graham crackers provide just the right amount of sweetness and crunchiness that makes them so irresistible!</p></div></div>

5 Crunchy Truths About National Graham Crackers Day

National Graham Crackers Day FAQs

When is National Graham Crackers Day?

National Graham Crackers Day is celebrated on July 5 every year. In 2024 National Graham Crackers Day will occur on a Friday.

National Graham Crackers Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jul 5

Wednesday

2024

Jul 5

Friday

2025

Jul 5

Saturday

2026

Jul 5

Sunday

2027

Jul 5

Monday

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