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National Pecan Cookie Day

Today is a day for pecan cookies. Pecans come from a type of tall hickory tree that is native to North America. The name comes from the Algonquian word "paccan", and it is the second most popular nut grown in United States following the peanut. Pecans were first mentioned in print in 1773, and around the same time Thomas Jefferson introduced the tree to the eastern shores of Virginia, and gave the tree to George Washington to plant at his home, Mount Vernon. Besides being used for cookies, pecans are many times used in pies, pralines, candies, and ice cream.

How to Observe

Celebrate the day by eating pecan cookies! Buy some at the store or make your own.

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