National Pretzel Day History
National Pretzel Day seeks to celebrate the knotted baked pastry. The pretzel is believed to have been created during 7th century to be eaten during lent. They are made using a mixture of water, flour, and salt. There are many toppings or seasonings that can be used including cheeses, sugar, and cinnamon. Pretzels were first brought to the United States by Germans around the year of 1710, more specifically to Pennsylvania. The first ever hard pretzel commercial bakery was created in 1850 by Julius Sturgis, also in Pennsylvania.
National Pretzel Day seems to have been started in 2012 as a promotion for pretzels. It is observed annually April 26th.
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