National Animal Crackers Day

National Animal Crackers Day is surprisingly a famous one, celebrated by people worldwide by devouring animal crackers. Don’t know enough about it? Fret not; read on.

When Is National Animal Crackers Day?

National Animal Crackers Day is celebrated on April 18 every year.

National Animal Crackers Day.


Before indulging yourself with the first animal crackers you can get your hand on, we suggest you look at the frequently asked questions below.

When did animal crackers first appear?

The delicious snack was first made in the UK during the beginning of the 1800s and was imported to various countries. However, in the United States, they first started being manufactured in 1871 by D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Company in York, Pennsylvania.

Why are animal crackers called crackers?

Even though the animal crackers seem more like cookies because of their sweetened tastes, these have the same crunch and layering as regular crackers, hence the title.

What are the different animal crackers’ shapes?

The most famous animal shapes for animal crackers are bison, cougar, giraffe, hippopotamus, kangaroo, monkey, seal, tiger, bear, camel, elephant, gorilla, hyena, lion, rhinoceros, sheep, and zebra. Be that as it may, nowadays, over 55 different animals are used for this purpose.

What are animal crackers made up of?

Most companies use enriched flour with sugar, corn syrup, soybean oil, salt, soy lecithin, baking soda, spice, milk, egg, and natural flavor to make them.

Are animal crackers a healthy snack?

On average, animal crackers carry 130 calories per ounce, which are known to be among the less healthy choices.

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Are animal crackers the same as graham crackers?

Yes, ingredient-wise, both are very similar. The main difference is that while the animal crackers develop different animal shapes, the graham crackers are square. But, the taste is distinct between the two.

What are the best animal crackers?

Stauffer’s Original Animal Crackers were the first to market as the first animal crackers manufactured in the US.

Another brand to try, selling over 40 million packages yearly, Nabisco Barnum’s Animals Crackers is also a great choice.

Please note that Nabisco has freed the animals on the front of their package from the zoo bars. The animals are now depicted running free.

Fun Facts

1.) Even though their actual name is Barnum’s Animals Crackers, the snack name is shortened to just animal crackers for pronunciation ease.

2.) The earliest American companies to produce animal crackers, including the Dozier-Weyl Cracker Company of St. Louis, Missouri, Stauffer’s Biscuit Company of York, Pennsylvania, and Holmes and Coutts Company of New York City, soon came together. They formed the National Animal Company and later shortened their name to Nabisco.

3.) The Barnum’s Animals were first called the Animal Biscuits and were named after the great showman P.T. Barnum.

4.) Fifty-four different animals have been utilized for the cracker shapes, and among the newest addition is the Koala, which Nabisco added on its 100th anniversary.

5.) The bear, elephant, lion, and tiger animal crackers are the only ones to have been in Barnum’s Animals Crackers since the start.

6.) Despite using their name, Barnum and Bailey’s Circus never received any payment.

7.) In 1935, Shirley Temple sang about animal crackers in the film ‘Curly Top.’

Animal Crackers Jokes

A mother and her young son returned from the grocery store and began putting away the groceries. The boy opened the box of animal crackers and spread them all over the table.
“What are you doing?” she asks.
“The box says don’t eat if the seal is broken,” the boy explained. “I was looking for the seal!”

My wife lied about being vegan; she ate animal crackers.

My son got some animal crackers at a baseball game.
Son: “Oh my god, I haven’t had animal crackers in forever!”
Me: “I guess you could say you were cracka-lacking”.

He brought some animal crackers, and it’s safe to say that we went completely animalistic.

Eating animal crackers; bite off heads and leave the bodies to warn other animal crackers what happened here!

So I’m in my garage, and my wife walks in. She yells STAMPEDE!!! And throws a handful of animal crackers at me.

I run a chiropractic office for people’s pets. It’s called Animal Crackers.

Animal Crackers Question And Answer Jokes

When did the Gorillas start to picket the cookie factory?
The day they started to manufacture animal crackers!

What crackers do vegetarians refuse to eat?
Animal crackers.

What do you call a veterinarian who practices chiropractic?
An animal cracker.

What do you call a miscellaneous pile of marshmallows, chocolate, and crackers?
A Smorgasbord.

Animal Crackers Quotes

Animal crackers and cocoa to drink. That is the finest of suppers, I think. When I’m grown up and can have what I please, I think I shall always insist upon these.
Christopher Morley

The sweetest thing we ever had was animal crackers in the pantry. I think my parents made sure that we didn’t have a lot of junk food at our disposal, and I think that helped me grow up with how to approach nutrition and eating right.
Andrew Luck

If I’m making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some animal crackers.
Carol Alt

I know people that could serve me animal crackers and have me feel more at home at their table than some people who can cook circles around me. The more you try to impress people, the less you do.
Alton Brown

I always have apples and fruit in the house. It’s easier to eat something healthy if it’s within reach. I also have cheese and animal crackers, and raw almonds.
Martina McBride

Captions for Instagram

Animal crackers make the perfect grab-and-go snack.

Animal crackers are a treat for all.

Craving some animal crackers.

Animal crackers, please!

Frosted animal crackers make me happy.

What are you doing if you haven’t tried animal crackers?

Add animal crackers to your favorite pancake mix for a sweet treat.

Munching on animal crackers because still a kid at heart.

Fueled by Animal Crackers.

Animal crackers; are the best snack for a Friday night.

Animal Crackers Captions

There’s nothing not to love about animal crackers.

Sprinkled animal crackers are one of the best cookies on the planet.

Animal crackers are a fun, family-friendly treat!

Animal crackers with milk.

Who doesn’t like animal crackers?

Animal crackers brighten up my mornings!

This engine runs on animal crackers.






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