The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972–58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States.
Read More about Father's Day at the History Channel
This year we are recommending Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies to celebrate this special day. Here the recipe:
2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter
2-1/2 cups quick oats
2 feet of foil, lay flat
Sift together sugar and cocoa in a 2 quart pot. Add milk and stir, add stick of margarine. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until it comes to a rolling boil. Cook for 3-½ minutes, remove from heat, add peanut butter and oatmeal, stir quickly. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto foil. Let cool and enjoy.