National Jelly Bean Day

National Jelly Bean Day is observed next on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2025 (336 days from today).

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April 22nd is a day in order to honor the sugary bean-shaped candies that are hard on the outside and gel-like on the inside, called National Jelly Bean Day.

History of National Jelly Bean Day

The origin of Jelly Bean Day remains anonymous. However, Jelly Bean was the first production in the 1800s. In spite of jelly bean appearance in the past, the Boston candy maker named William Schrafft who made the jelly bean become famous in his life. American Civil War by advertising its customers to send those candies to troops fighting in the Civil War. Promotions occurred through advertising in 1961. Jelly seeds were first mentioned in the Chicago Daily News on July 5, 1905. In the 1930s, Jelly beans have closely associated with Easter because of its shape. Very Cherry, Root Beer, Cream Soda, Tangerine, Green Apple, Lemon, Licorice and Grape were the first eight flavors of jelly beans that were introduced in 1976. Jelly beans are loved by the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. It is rumored that jelly beans are derived from a Turkish favorite or a chewy candy from Turkey, although there is no official evidence to demonstrate their creator.

How to Celebrate National Jelly Bean Day

Firstly, let prepare a big bag of Jelly Beans and make them disappear. Can you do it? Of course, you can do it if you really want, we will only receive them by SASE (Self-Stamped Envelope) at our office address. Thank you very much. Or you can share them with other like-minded people living in your vicinity.

Another popular activity is holding a charity event by filling jars with jelly beans and offering people a chance to win a lottery prize. All they have to do is guess the number of jelly beans and when the day is up you will find out how many people got it in that location or how many people guessed closest. The winners will split the prize, while the money will go to your favorite charity!

There are many interesting ways to celebrate Jelly Bean Day. If you're really feeling adventurous, why not try making your own jelly beans? Besides, there are many recipes for you to follow. In general, you will need some cornstarch, salt, juice, gelatin, sugar, and water. You will also need to invest in some jelly molds so you can get the shape you want. Make sure you share your creations on social networks! After that, do not forget making your own jelly beans. It is quite impressive.

If you do not want to make your own jelly beans, you can also refer some other recipes called for jellies, therefore, you can still show off your baking skills today! Some of our favorites include the jelly bean cookies and the jelly bean cake. If you type the word “the jelly bean recipe” on the internet, you will find a lot of healthy and creative recipes. How about some jelly bean pods? Or, can you make a pinata and put in as much jelly beans as you can? You can even create your own recipe. We would like to know whether you come up with any ideas or not!

While jelly beans are delicious, they also have other uses. Many people are interested in the art of making jelly beans. If you look online, you'll see exactly what we're talking about. There have been many incredible works of art that have been created using jelly beads. Have you thought whether you can create your own masterpiece or not? All you need are some crafting cards, glue, and lots of different colored jelly beads. You will need a lot of jelly beans, so be sure to stock them up. Then you can find a picture that you want to recreate. If you find jelly beans galleries on the internet, you'll find reproductions in jelly beans from Shrek to Marilyn Monroe.

If you spend all day on baking some jelly beans with different recipes, it is great to enjoy a delicious cocktail made by yourself. How about making a delicious Ouzo Jelly Bean cocktail? If Ouzo isn't for you, you'll find tons of other jelly bean cocktail ideas online!


National Jelly Bean Day has been observed annually on April 22nd.


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