National Gingersnap Day

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National Gingersnap Day in USA in 2023

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Dates of National Gingersnap Day
2024 USA Monday, July 1stNational Gingersnap Day
2023 USA Saturday, July 1stNational Gingersnap Day
2022 USA Friday, July 1stNational Gingersnap Day
2021 USA Thursday, July 1stNational Gingersnap Day
2020 USA Wednesday, July 1stNational Gingersnap Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Gingersnap Day

National Gingersnap Day is celebrated on 1st July every year to enjoy this sweet and savoury treat. 

Though the origin of the holiday remains unknown, it is believed that gingersnap cookies originated in 13th century Germany and served as the German Christmas version of gingerbread cookies.

Gingersnaps are cookies mainly made from molasses, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar. Basically, it is a combination of sweet and spicy.

They are a healthier alternative to other cookies as they are lower in calories.

Gingersnap is also called a ginger nut or ginger biscuit, which is a popular sweet and savory snack flavored with ginger.

Gingersnaps are round, plain, and are made with powdered ginger, cinnamon, molasses, brown sugar, and nutmeg. 

Gingersnaps in America is a lot more like a sugar cookie than British gingerbread. These cookies are often complemented with a cup of tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, or even with ice cream and yogurt.

Gingersnaps are found to be healthier than other cookies because of their anti-inflammatory properties, the power to stimulate blood circulation, fights with heart disease, and other illnesses.

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