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National Pecan Pie Day

Celebrate National Pecan Pie Day with a slice of sweet, gooey, deliciousness - the perfect way to end your day!
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July 12
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Celebrate National Pecan Pie Day on July 12 with friends, family and a delicious slice of the classic American dessert. This special day has been around since the mid-1960s, when it was created to honor this delectable treat that's loved by many. Whether you top your pie with ice cream or whip cream, enjoy some sweet pecan goodness in honor of this scrumptious holiday!

History of National Pecan Pie Day

National Pecan Pie Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Pecan Pie Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first known pecan pie recipes started to appear in Texas cookbooks in the late 19th century, marking the beginning of this classic American dessert.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1930</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Karol Syrup Recipe Popularization</div><div class='timeline-text'>Karol Syrup company popularized pecan pies by printing a recipe for the dessert on its product cans, which led to an increase in national awareness and popularity.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Pecan Pie Day Creation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Established in the mid-1960s, National Pecan Pie Day was created to honor this popular dessert, providing pecan pie lovers with a dedicated day to celebrate and indulge.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1996</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World's Largest Pecan Pie</div><div class='timeline-text'>The town of Brunswick, Missouri broke records by baking the world's largest pecan pie, measuring 20 feet in diameter, during the 16th Annual Brunswick Pecan Festival.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Pecan Pie in Pop Culture</div><div class='timeline-text'>The pecan pie gains further recognition when it is featured in the critically-acclaimed film "American Hustle," reiterating its status as a quintessential American dessert.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Pecan Pie 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'>Bake a pecan pie</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making a delicious pecan pie is a great way to celebrate the day. Use your favorite recipe or try something new - you won't regret it.</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'>Enjoy a slice of pecan pie</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to your favorite bakery and enjoy a slice of this classic dessert. Make sure to savor every bite!</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'>Share a pecan pie with friends</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up some friends and share a slice of pecan pie together. It's always more fun when you can share the experience with others.</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'>Try a new twist on pecan pie</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative and try adding some unique flavors or ingredients to your traditional pecan pie recipe. It's a great way to experiment and have some fun.</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'>Create a themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for an evening of pecan pies, games, and fun! Decorate with festive colors and use plenty of pecans in your snacks and desserts.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Pecan Pie 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'>Pecan Pie is delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>It's no secret that pecan pie is one of the most delectable desserts out there. With its sweet and nutty flavor, it makes for a perfect post-dinner treat or a scrumptious breakfast selection. Plus, if you pair it with some ice cream, the combination will be even more heavenly!</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'>It's easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making a pecan pie doesn't have to be difficult! All you need are pre-made crusts, corn syrup, eggs, sugar, butter and pecans. Mix all of the ingredients together and pour them into the crust - bake it in the oven and let it cool before serving. It's really that simple!</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'>It's packed with nutrition</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Pecan pie is not only delicious, but it's also surprisingly nutritious! Pecans are an excellent source of protein and healthy fats, which can help lower cholesterol levels and promote heart health. So not only does pecan pie satisfy your sweet tooth - it could potentially help you stay healthy as well!</p></div></div>

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When is National Pecan Pie Day?

National Pecan Pie Day is celebrated on July 12 every year. In 2024 National Pecan Pie Day will occur on a Friday.

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