National Chocolate Wafer Day

National Chocolate Wafer Day is a holiday observed on July 3rd that celebrates a snack so simple, many people tend to overlook it. The chocolate sugar wafer is a candy that dissolves in the mouth and makes for not only a great dessert but also something that can pair well with afternoon tea.

It’s also a snack that can be packed into school lunches or enjoyed on the go. Regardless of how you enjoy this treat, one thing is for certain: this is a holiday that people of all ages will enjoy for many years to come.

Some Fun Facts About Chocolate Wafers

Chocolate wafers might seem simple, but there are actually some interesting facts about them that we’d like to share. Let’s dig deeper into the chocolate sugar wafer and see what mysteries await our discovery.

  • The first commercial chocolate wafer was created by the National Biscuit Company (now known as Nabisco) in 1924.
  • Chocolate sugar wafers are among Americans’ favorite sweet snack foods.
  • A type of wafer sold in Egypt is known as Freska.
  • Italian wafer cookies are known as Pizzelles.

Observing National Chocolate Wafer Day

National Chocolate Wafer Day can really only be celebrated by enjoying some chocolate sugar wafers. And we do mean only the chocolate ones. Don’t dare try to substitute vanilla or strawberry sugar wafers for chocolate ones on this day.

It’s not going to work. And don’t forget to use the hashtag #NationalChocolateWaferDay while you’re eating your fill of these snacks. After all, we don’t want to leave anyone out on this special day.

When is it?
This year (2024)
July 3 Wednesday
Next year (2025)
July 3 Thursday
Last year (2023)
July 3 Monday
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