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Chocolate Chip Cookies
With a classic chewy center, this cookie is a treat no matter what the age or occasion. Simply perfect for a cold wintry day.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas", you would receive 364 presents.
  • The traditional flaming Christmas pudding dates back to 1670 in England.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • "Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion.
  • In 1947, Toys for Tots organized its first Christmas toy drive for needy youngsters.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • Mattel sells two Barbie dolls per second, and 90 percent of American girls have had at least one Barbie doll.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.