Today---April 2nd---is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day in the U.S. 

Here are a few PB&J facts that may surprise you:

The sandwich combo was an invention of American soldiers in World War II. They combined the three ingredients from their rations. Sales of peanut butter and jelly soared after the war.

The average American child will consume 1,500 PB&J sandwiches before graduating high school!

What is your favorite jelly? Or is there another ingredient you love to smoosh with P.B. inside a sandwich?